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'Fire!' One of the most popular events of the day as 'The Lilly' booms out across Kinsale Harbour

Calling Them Home: The Pards at Charles Fort, Co. Cork

Although American Civil War reenactors are a common sight in the United States, such groups are extremely thin on the ground in Ireland. However, one organisation is notable for their regular appearances in the blue and gray around the country, helping to educate the public about the Irish contribution to the conflict. Known as ‘The […]

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Civil War Soldiers Visit Kinsale

As part of Irish National Heritage Week, Charles Fort in Kinsale is hosting the ‘Calling Them Home’ military reenactment show. Among the main participants are The PARDS, an American Civil War reenactment group from Ireland. The show will run from 12.00 to 17.00 on Saturday and Sunday the 28th and 29th August, and admission is […]

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