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Folan (Irish: Ó Cualáin or Ó Culáin), is an Irish family name. [1]

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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American Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its former North American colonies, which had declared themselves the independent United States of America.

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Aran Islands

The Aran Islands (Oileáin Árann—pronunciation) or The Arans (na hÁrainneacha—) are a group of three islands located at the mouth of Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland.

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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., in whose have been buried the dead of the nation's conflicts beginning with the American Civil War, as well as reinterred dead from earlier wars.

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Ó Flaithbertaigh

Ó Flaithbertaigh, and the Ulster variant Ó Laithbheartaigh, is a Gaelic-Irish surname.

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Ballynahinch, County Galway

Ballynahinch or Ballinahinch is situated close to Recess in County Galway in the west of Ireland, on the road from Recess to Roundstone.

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Bearna (anglicized as Barna) is a Gaeltacht village west of Galway city in County Galway, Ireland, on the R336 regional road.

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Battle of Inkerman

The Battle of Inkerman was fought during the Crimean War on 5 November 1854 between the allied armies of Britain, France and Ottoman Empire against the Imperial Russian Army.

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Battle of Manila Bay

The Battle of Manila Bay took place on 1 May 1898, during the Spanish–American War.

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Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, sometimes more simply referred to as the Battle of Spotsylvania (or the 19th-century spelling Spottsylvania), was the second major battle in Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland Campaign of the American Civil War.

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Bishop of Killaloe

The Bishop of Killaloe is an episcopal title which takes its name after the town of Killaloe in County Clare, Republic of Ireland.

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Bishop of Limerick

The Bishop of Limerick is an episcopal title which takes its name after the city of Limerick in the Province of Munster, Ireland.

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Black and Tans

The Black and Tans (Dúchrónaigh), officially the Royal Irish Constabulary Reserve Force, was a force of Temporary Constables recruited to assist the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) during the Irish War of Independence.

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Books of survey and distribution

Books of Survey and Distribution were compiled around 1680 as the result of the wars of the mid-seventeenth century after the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland, when the English government needed reliable information on land ownership throughout Ireland to carry out its policy of land confiscation.

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Brehon (breitheamh - IPA or) is a term for a historical arbitration, mediative and judicial role in Gaelic culture.

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Calakmul (also Kalakmul and other less frequent variants) is a Maya archaeological site in the Mexican state of Campeche, deep in the jungles of the greater Petén Basin region.

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Caleb Folan

Caleb Colman Folan (born 26 October 1982) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Kanbawza FC of the Myanmar National League in Southeast Asia.

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Carna, County Galway

Carna is a small area in Connemara, County Galway, Republic of Ireland.

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Christopher Folan

Christopher Folan, Irish War of Independence victim, died 11 May 1921.

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Cincinnati is a city in and the county seat of Hamilton County, Ohio, United States.

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Clifden (meaning "stepping stones") is a town on the coast of County Galway, Ireland and being Connemara's largest town, it is often referred to as "the Capital of Connemara".

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Coba (Cobá in the Spanish language) is a large ruined city of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.

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Composition of Connacht

The Composition of Connacht, or Composition of Connaught and Thomond, was a 1585 agreement between, on the one hand, the Gaelic and Gaelicised chiefs of Connacht and Thomond and, on the other hand, the English Dublin Castle administration of the Kingdom of Ireland, which replaced the multiple existing levies with a single tax on land holdings.

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Confederate States Army

The Confederate States Army was the military ground force of the Confederate States of America, also known as the "Confederacy", while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War.

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The Conmhaicne or Conmaicne were an ancient tribal grouping that were divided into a number of distinct branches that were found scattered around Ireland in the early medieval period.

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Connacht or Connaught (Connacht or Cúige Chonnacht) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the west of the country.

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Connaught Rangers

The Connaught Rangers ("The Devil's Own") was an Irish regiment of the British Army originally raised in 1793 as the 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers), which gained a reputation both for indiscipline and for its prowess as shock troops and streetfighters with the bayonet while serving under the Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular War in Spain.

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County Clare

County Clare (Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland.

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County Galway

County Galway (Contae na Gaillimhe) is a county in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht.

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Crimean War

The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856), also known in Russian historiography as the Eastern War of 1853–1856 (Восточная война, Vostochnaya Voina), was a conflict in which Russia lost to an alliance of France, the United Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia.

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Cromwellian conquest of Ireland

The Cromwellian conquest of Ireland or Cromwellian war in Ireland (1649–53) refers to the conquest of Ireland by the forces of the English Parliament, led by Oliver Cromwell, during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.

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Dewey Medal

The Dewey Medal was a military decoration of the United States Navy which was established by the United States Congress on June 3, 1898.

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Distinguished Conduct Medal

The Distinguished Conduct Medal, post-nominal letters DCM, was established in 1854 by Queen Victoria as a decoration for gallantry in the field by other ranks of the British Army.

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Edward MacLysaght

Edward MacLysaght (Éamonn Mac Giolla Iasachta; 6 November 1887 – 4 March 1986) was one of the foremost genealogists of twentieth century Ireland.

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Elizabethan era

The Elizabethan era is the epoch in English history marked by the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

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Fallon (surname)

Fallon is an Irish surname and refers to the clan name Ó Fallamháin or Ó Fallúin.

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Fiant is an abbreviation of Fiant litterae patentes, which means Let letters patent be made.

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Foley (surname)

Foley is a surname which originated in Ireland, in the southeast Munster region; as well as in the West Midlands of England.

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Football League Championship

The Football League Championship (often referred to as the Championship for short or the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division overall in the English football league system after the Premier League.

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Gaeltacht or Gaedhealtacht (or; plural Gaeltachtaí or Gaedhealtachtaí) is an Irish-language word used to denote any primarily Irish-speaking region.

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Gallipoli Campaign

The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign, the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Çanakkale Savaşı), was a campaign of World War I that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modern Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916.

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Galway (Gaillimh) is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht.

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Garda Síochána

An Garda Síochána (meaning "the Guardian of the Peace"), more commonly referred to as the Gardaí or "the guards".

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Hull City A.F.C.

Hull City Association Football Club is a professional association football club based in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Irish language

Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.

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Irish Rebellion of 1641

The Irish Rebellion of 1641 (Éirí Amach 1641) began as an attempted coup d'état by Irish Catholic gentry, who tried to seize control of the English administration in Ireland to force concessions for the Catholics living under English rule.

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Irish Republican Army

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) is any of several armed movements in Ireland in the 20th and 21st centuries dedicated to Irish republicanism, the belief that all of Ireland should be an independent republic.

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Irish War of Independence

The Irish War of Independence (Cogadh na Saoirse) or Anglo-Irish War was a guerrilla war fought from 1919 to 1921 between the Irish Republican Army (the army of the Irish Republic) and the British security forces in Ireland.

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John Folan

John Folan DCM, born in Cashel, County Galway, (DOB 1895 –) was an Irish recipient of the DCM,the Distinguished Conduct Medal, the second highest for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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John O'Donovan (scholar)

John O'Donovan (Seán Ó Donnabháin; 25 July 1806 – 10 December 1861), from Atateemore, in the parish of Kilcolumb, County Kilkenny, and educated at Hunt's Academy, Waterford, was an Irish language scholar from Ireland.

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Kilmacduagh is a small village in south County Galway, near Gort, in Ireland.

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King of the Claddagh

The King of the Claddagh was the title given to the leader of the Claddagh community in Galway City.

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Lilias, Yoga and You

Lilias, Yoga and You was a PBS television show hosted by Lilias M. Folan, a Cincinnati, Ohio based practitioner of yoga.

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Loughrea is a town in County Galway, Ireland.

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Maya civilization

The Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, noted for the Maya hieroglyphic script, the only known fully developed writing system of the pre-Columbian Americas, as well as for its art, architecture, and mathematical and astronomical systems.

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Mesopotamia (from the Μεσοποταμία " between rivers"; بلاد الرافدين bilād ar-rāfidayn; میان‌رودان miyān rodān; ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ Beth Nahrain "land of rivers") is a name for the area of the Tigris–Euphrates river system, corresponding to modern-day Iraq, Kuwait, the northeastern section of Syria, as well as parts of southeastern Turkey and of southwestern Iran.

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Nehemias Folan

Nehemias Folan, Irish Brehon, born 1555.

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O'Halloran (also O'Halleron, Halloran, Haloran, and in Irish, Ó hAllmhuráin or Ó hAlluráin) is the surname of a Gaelic-Irish family.

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Phelan (surname)

Phelan is an Irish surname, one of the two most common anglicisations (the other being Whelan) of the Irish surname Ó Faoláin (which comes from the Irish for "wolf").

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Republic of Ireland national football team

The Republic of Ireland national football team represents Ireland in association football.

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Roger O'Shaughnessy

Sir Roger O'Shaughnessy, The O'Shaughnessy (died 11 July 1690), was Chief of the Name and a Captain in the Irish army of James II of England.

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Ros na Rún

Ros na Rún is a long-running Irish soap opera produced for the Irish language television channel, TG4.

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Roscommon is the county town of County Roscommon in Ireland.

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Rowing at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless four

Men's coxless four competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing was held between August 9 and 16, at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA), is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Ruaidhrí Ó Flaithbheartaigh

Roderic O'Flaherty (Ruaidhrí Ó Flaithbheartaigh; 1629 – 1718 or 1716) was an Irish historian.

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Servreagh O'Folan

Servreagh O'Folan, Irish Brehon, fl.

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Spanish–American War

The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-estadounidense) was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.

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TG4 (TG Ceathair; or) is an Irish public service broadcaster for Irish-language speakers.

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Thomas Folan

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Tony Folan

Anthony "Tony" Folan (born 18 September 1978 in Lewisham) was an Irish footballer during the 1990s and 2000s.

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Union Army

The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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WaterfordDiscover Waterford, by Eamon McEneaney (2001).

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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2008 Summer Olympics

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Beijing, China, from 8 to 24 August 2008.

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