Friday 22 September 2017

Time to claim Wellington of Waterloo as one of our own

Illustration by Jim Cogan
Illustration by Jim Cogan
Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

Thursday marks the bicentenary of the battle of Waterloo, Britain's greatest military victory. But it was won by an Irishman.

At six o'clock the Duke of Wellington

Rode out on Copenhagen, his fresh horse,

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