Steve Collins – The Celtic Warrior – World Champion Boxer

Steve Collins – The Celtic Warrior – World Champion Boxer

Titles Irish Senior Middleweight Champion, 1986 Irish Professional Middleweight Title 1988 USA Middleweight Champion 1989 WBA Pentacontinental Middleweight Champion, 1993 WBO Middleweight Champion, 1994 WBO Super Middleweight Champion, 1995 WBC International...
County Down – Choose a Topic

County Down – Choose a Topic

Choose from topics below for stories of people, families, events and places connected to County Down’s past.   County Down – Family Histories   Benson and the Downshire Estate Bunbury Isaac of Holywood (Hollywood), near Hillsborough Christy of Moyallon...
Peter the Great – Ulster Damask & The Beard Tax

Peter the Great – Ulster Damask & The Beard Tax

Peter the Great was the Tsar of Russia from 1682 until his death in 1725.  He is called great because he oversaw the development and expansion of Russia into an 18th century super-power. He was also 6 foot 8 in height which was a happy coincidence. On 9 March 1697,...
Maxol – The History of an Irish Family Company

Maxol – The History of an Irish Family Company

This is a draft version of the Maxol book, and needs to be properly edited and illustrated.     ‘Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.’ George Bernard Shaw. [1]   *****   In 1920, William McMullan,...