Posts tagged with ‘WW2’

  • ABANDONED SHIP GAVE BIRTH TO IRISH SHIPPING’S WARTIME FLEET This article was first published in the Sunday Express on 19 February 1967.  It was reprinted in the Winter 2004 edition of Iris na Mara On the broad chest of the Atlantic the tramp steamer was at first only a speck to the German bomber crew. The crew of the Greek

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  • Michael Kennedy, author of Guarding Neutral Ireland, discusses the role of the Look Out Posts, in this case, the LOP on Howth Head, in recording events in the Irish Sea during World War II, known as "The Emergency".

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  • ‘Drowned like rats’ The torpedoing of Arandora Star off the Donegal Coast, 2 July 1940 Michael Kennedy (difp at iol.ie) This paper is a revised version of ‘Men that came in with the sea’ which appeared in History Ireland in 2008.   A PDF version of this article is available: click here   The torpedoing of the Blue Star Line’s

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  • This history of the Maritime Institute of Ireland was written by Dr. John de Courcy Ireland, author of many works on maritime history

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