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To Fly is Everything By Brian Igoe
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Stories about flying adventures of a father and son, the father in the RAF and the son in Zimbabwe and South Africa. Bill Igoe learned to fly an aeroplane in 1934, forty years after the death of the... More > Wright Brothers' inspiration Otto Lilienthal. And Bill’s son Brian learned to fly forty years after that, when the Concorde was around. Both shared Lilienthal’s sentiments and had a lot of fun and some stories to tell about their common addiction. These are some of the stories.< Less
To Fly! By Brian Igoe
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"To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything." So wrote Otto Lilienthal, the man who inspired the Wright brothers. "To Fly is... More > Everything" is a compendium of stories about flying adventures of a father and son, the father in the RAF and the son in Zimbabwe and South Africa. Bill Igoe learned to fly an aeroplane in 1934, forty years after the death of the Wright Brothers' inspiration Otto Lilienthal. In the RAF, after a spectacular crash in 1938 which left him badly burned and ended his flying days, he was, as Senior Controller at Biggin Hill, closely involved in many WW2 dramas, such as the saga of the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. And Bill’s son Brian learned to fly forty years after that, when the Concorde was around. Both shared Lilienthal’s sentiments and had a lot of fun and some stories to tell about their common addiction. These are some of the stories.< Less
Biggin Hill and a Bush Pilot By Brian Igoe
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Experiences of two pilots, father and son. The father, Squadron Leader Bill Igoe, was in the RAF; he was a fighter pilot before World War Two based in North Africa and a Fighter Controller during it,... More > which included the time which came to be known as 'The Battle of Britain'; Bill was stationed mainly at RAF Biggin Hill and later at RAF Beachy Head where he was the Station Commander. Brian was a Tea Planter and Private Pilot in Southern Africa during and after the conflicts in Zimbabwe. These are some of the stories they told.< Less
The Story of Ireland By Brian Igoe
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This is the story of Ireland – not just her History, but her story. Her Music and Dance, her Poetry and Theatre, her ancient Brehon laws. How people lived in the times of Brian Boru, what they... More > wore and what they ate and drank. It’s the story of her roads, her railways, her canals. It’s the story of her industries, her agriculture, her linen, her ship building, and her modern financial revolution. It’s the story of the Irish in America, and the trials and tribulations they faced to get there. But it’s also her history, the story of her peoples, of the Famine and the wars, of the Celts and the Norman invaders and how they blended together and eventually made that unique people with music in their souls and business in their brains, the Irish.< Less
The Road to Zimbabwe By Brian Igoe
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This is the story of Zimbabwe - told as a series of dramatized adventures interspersed with just a little history. It covers the period from 1190 AD to the current year, 2013. Told in 3 parts,... More > Zambezia, takes us to around 1900; Rhodesia, to 1980, and Zimbabwe to the present day, 2013.< Less
The Road to Zimbabwe By Brian Igoe
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This is the story of Zimbabwe - told as a series of dramatized adventures interspersed with just a little history. It covers the period from 1190 AD to the current year, 2013. Told in 3 parts,... More > Zambezia, takes us to around 1900; Rhodesia, to 1980, and Zimbabwe to the present day, 2013.< Less
The Story of Napper Tandy By Brian Igoe
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The Last Invasion of Ireland was in 1798. It was led not by a Frenchman, but a Dubliner He was born in Dublin around 1740, the son of an ironmonger. He was Secretary of the Dublin branch of the... More > United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found and whom he then went on to represent in America for five years after they were proscribed in 1792. He played a central part in the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was the lynchpin in the events which led to the Peace of Amiens between England and France in October, 1801. He was sentenced to death by the English, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom and fame which came to others like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. He was a Brigadier General in the French Republican Army, and received both salary and pension as such until the day he died, August 24th.,1803, in Bordeaux. His name was Napper Tandy.< Less
Napper Tandy, a forgotten Irish hero By Brian Igoe
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The Last Invasion of Ireland was in 1798. It was led not by a Frenchman, but a Dubliner He was born in Dublin around 1740, the son of an ironmonger. He was Secretary of the Dublin branch of the... More > United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found and whom he then went on to represent in America for five years after they were proscribed in 1792. He played a central part in the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was the lynchpin in the events which led to the Peace of Amiens between England and France in October, 1801. He was sentenced to death by the English, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom and fame which came to others like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. He was a Brigadier General in the French Republican Army, and received both salary and pension as such until the day he died, August 24th.,1803, in Bordeaux. His name was Napper Tandy.< Less
A Traveller's Pocket History of Ireland By Brian Igoe
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This is the story of Ireland – the progress of the ancient Irish to the modern European State. Not just her History, but her story. Her Music and Dance, her Poetry and Theatre, her ancient... More > Brehon laws. How people lived in the times of Brian Boru, what they wore and what they ate and drank. It’s the story of her roads, her railways, her canals. It’s the story of her industries, her agriculture, her linen, her ship building, and her modern financial revolution. It’s the story of the Irish in America, and the trials and tribulations they faced to get there. But it’s also her history, the story of her peoples, of the Famine and the wars, of the Celts and the Norman invaders and how they blended together and eventually made that unique people with music in their souls and business in their brains, the Irish.< Less
The Two Kings of Ireland By Brian Igoe
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This is the story of the two Kings of Ireland in the 19th century, Daniel O'Connell and Charles Bianconi. O'Connell was a hugely successful barrister turned politician who won for Ireland... More > Emancipation for Catholics, while Bianconi was an Italian immigrant who built up the largest transport system in Europe in Ireland, opening the country up as never before.< Less

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