Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ruairí Brugha was an Irish Republican and IRA volunteer who became a Fianna Fáil politician, serving as a Teachta Dála (TD), senator and Member of the European Parliament (MEP). He was born in Dublin, the son of Cathal Brugha, who was Minister for Defence in the first Dáil and was killed in 1922 during the Civil War, his mother Caitlin (née Kingston) was an anti-Treaty TD from 1923 to 1927. The family home, a refuge for republicans, was often raided by the successive authorities whom the Brughas opposed: first the Royal Irish Constabulary, then British soldiers and Auxiliaries, followed by the forces of the Irish Free State. Brugha was educated at Rockwell College and in Coláiste Mhuire, and joined the IRA at the age of 16. When IRA members were interned at the outbreak of World War II, he went on the run, but was although he was arrested in 1940, and interned at the Curragh for the duration of The Emergency. While on parole for health reasons he met Máire MacSwiney, the only child of Lord Mayor of Cork Terence MacSwiney who died while on hunger strike in 1920, and they married in 1945.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Irish nationalism. Protestant Nationalist, Robert Erskine Childers, Molly Childers, Michael Collins (Irish leader), Thomas Davis (Young Irelander), John Blake Dillon, Kevin Izod O'Doherty, Charles Gavan Duffy, James Fintan Lalor, Terence MacManus, John Martin (Young Irelander), Thomas Francis Meagher, John Mitchel, D. P. Moran, Patrick O'Donoghue (Young Irelander), Thomas Devin Reilly, Irish republicanism
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Terence Newman (born September 4, 1978 in Salina, Kansas) is a starting American football cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He played in the 2008 pro-bowl and has 23 interceptions in his career. Newman''s college football career was at Kansas State University from 1998-2002, competing from 1999-2002, under legendary head coach Bill Snyder. At Kansas State he received Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year honors and won the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation''s best defensive back before being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys fifth overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. He also ran track, winning the Big 12 Conference 100 meter dash outdoor competition in 2001 and 2002, with times of 10.29 and 10.34, respectively, the Big 12 Conference 60 yard dash in indoor competition with a time of 6.65, and was recognized as the Big 12 Conference indoor co-performer of the year in 2002.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Robert William Brian McConnell, Baron McConnell was an Ulster Unionist MP in the Northern Ireland House of Commons. The grandson of Sir Robert McConnell, 1st Baronet, he was schooled at Sedbergh School and at Queen's University, Belfast where he read law, subsequently being called to the Bar of Northern Ireland. Starting off as a Junior Unionist, Brian McConnell attended the Conservative Conference in Brighton as an Ulster Unionist delegate in 1947, at which he made a warmly received address on one of the resolutions before the conference of over 3,500. He was first elected to Stormont at the Northern Ireland general election, 1953. In 1962 Lord Brookeborough appointed him Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Finance, and after holding a junior office at the relatively new Ministry of Health, he became Minister of Home Affairs in 1964 in the government of Terence O'Neill
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Of Time and the City is a 2008 documentary film directed by Terence Davies. The film has Davies recalling his life growing up in Liverpool in the 1950s and 1960s, using newsreel and documentary footage supplemented by his own commentary voiceover and contemporaneous and classical music soundtracks. The film premiered at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival where it received rave reviews. Time Out said "The one truly great movie to emerge so far (from Cannes)..... this film is as personal, as universal in its relevance, and as gloriously cinematic as anything he has done" and The Guardian called it "a British masterpiece, a brilliant assemblage of images that illuminate our past. Not only does it tug the heart-strings but it's also savagely funny." BBC TV film critic Mark Kermode nominated it as the best overall film of 2008 on his "Kermode Awards" section of The Culture Show, and Duane Byrge from The Hollywood Reporter lauded the film as "poetically composed" and a "masterwork".
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Valkyrie is a 2008 American historical thriller film set in Nazi Germany during World War II. The film depicts the 20 July plot by German army officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and to use the Operation Valkyrie national emergency plan to take control of the country. Valkyrie was directed by Bryan Singer under the American studio United Artists, and the film stars Tom Cruise as Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, one of the key plotters. Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Eddie Izzard, Terence Stamp and Tom Wilkinson are also featured as fellow plotters.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Terence Gilbert "Terry" Dischinger (born November 21, 1940 in Terre Haute, Indiana) is a retired American basketball player in the NBA. He currently practices orthodontics. Dischinger attended Purdue University where he played basketball under head coach Ray Eddy. In his first varsity season as a sophomore, the 6''7", 190 lb guard/forward was named a Second Team All-American, leading the Boilermakers by averaging 26.3 points and 14.3 rebounds a game. On January 9, 1960, Terry pulled down 26 rebounds against Wisconsin, the second most in a game behind Carl McNulty''s school record of 27 in 1951. During his junior season, Dischinger was named a First Team All-American and led the conference in scoring with 28.2 points and 13.4 rebounds a game. He made a single-game school record 21 free throws against Iowa on February 27, 1961.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Terence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 - 27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan, was an Irish comedian, writer, musician, poet and playwright. Milligan was the co-creator and the principal writer of The Goon Show, in which he also performed. Milligan wrote several books, including Puckoon and his six part autobiographical account of his time serving during the Second World War, beginning with Adolf Hitler: My part in his downfall. He is also noted as a popular writer of comical verse, much of his poetry was written for children, Silly Verse for Kids was published in 1959. After the success of the ground-breaking British radio programme, The Goon Show, Milligan translated this success to television with Q5, a surreal sketch show which is credited as a major influence on the members of Monty Python's Flying Circus.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Can't Take Me Home is the debut album by American pop singer P!nk, released in the United States on April 4, 2000 by LaFace Records. It produced three singles ("There You Go", "Most Girls", and "You Make Me Sick") and peaked at number twenty-six on the U.S. Billboard 200. As of July 2006, it had sold 2.6 million copies. according to Nielsen SoundScan. Producers included Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs, Babyface, Kandi Burruss, Terence "Tramp Baby" Abney, Daryl Simmons, and Tricky. This album featured a modern R&B/hip-hop sound, she went for a more pop-rock orientated sound on her follow-up albums. Pink later went on to admit that during the period of promoting this album, she felt trapped as she wasn't expressing her full musical influences. The song "Split Personality" is featured in the 2001 film The Princess Diaries.