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Irish FAQ: Glossary [10/10]
Section - 14) Other Historical Terms

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	Wild Geese	Originally, supporters of James II who left
			Ireland after the Treaty of Limerick in 1691 to
			form the 'Irish Brigade' in Louis XIV's army.
			Also used to refer to refer to all those who
			left Ireland in the 17th century, and sometimes
			(loosely) all Irish emigrants.

	Flight of Earls	In 1607, the Earl of Tyrone, Hugh O'Neill,
			last leader of Gaelic Ireland, went into exile,
			bringing many Irish lords with him.


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Ivan Brookes
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Dec 21, 2011 @ 8:08 am
I'm looking for information regarding navigable waterways for a 44' fly bridge cruiser for corporate entertainment such as the big horse racing events. I've searched the internet and book stores here in Walws without success.

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Previous Document: 13) Dead White Males
Next Document: 15) Monuments

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