The Tara Brooch is a Celtic brooch of about 700 AD generally considered to be the most impressive of over 50 elaborate Irish brooches to have been discovered. It was found in 1850 and rapidly recognised as one of the most important works of early Christian Irish Insular art; it is now displayed in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tara_Brooch
Rare skeleton of unknown 'British' soldier found Waterloo Battlefield
Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/
750 BC to 12 BC,Celts were the most powerful people in central & northern Europe.Wave after wave,they spread outwards,taking over France,Belgium,& crossing to Britain.There were many tribes of Celts,speaking a vaguely common language.Celt comes from the Greek,Keltoi,which means barbarians & is properly pronounced as "Kelt". Celt is a term NOT used until the 18th century.The Romans called these people Britons.The Celtic Iron Age ended AD43 (43 years after Jesus was born)the Romans invaded…
Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance & Teachta Dala (TD) for Cork South in the First Dail of 1919, Director of Intelligence for the IRA, & member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations. Subsequently, he was both Chairman of the Provisional Government & Commander-in-Chief of the National Army. Throughout this time, he was also President of the Irish Republican Army. Collins was shot & killed in August 1922.