Monthly Archives: June 2007

COLONIAL STATUS PERPETUATED…..

<img src=" ” The failure to break with the colonial past is illustrated by the State’s habit of imitating British practices and conventions. The names and structures of government agencies are copied direct from England: the ‘Special Branch’, the ‘Director … Continue reading

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FERMANAGH AMBUSH/COMRADES AND CALCULATORS/CRISIS…?’

<img src=" ‘FERMANAGH AMBUSH’ ……. From ‘The United Irishman’ newspaper, January 1958 . RUC and B-Specials, along with the British military, scoured the South Fermanagh countryside on the day after the attack . Houses were searched and many people questioned … Continue reading

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AN APPEAL FOR FUNDS-

<img src=" THE DOGS OF FIONN … ” It was a time of trouble-executions, Death, searches, nightly firing, balked escapes – And I sat silent while my cellmate figured Ruy Lopez’ Gambit from the ‘Praxis’. Silence Best fitted our mood: … Continue reading

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FERMANAGH AMBUSH/COMRADES AND CALCULATORS/A ROUGH BEAST.

<img src=" ‘FERMANAGH AMBUSH’ From ‘The United Irishman’ newspaper, January 1958 . Armoured Car Hit and Abandoned by Crew . A heavily armoured car was put out of action and badly damaged after a land-mine exploded at Cassidy’s Cross near … Continue reading

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GREEN GOLD – BUT NOT FOR THE GREEN SUITS…..

The Hill Of Tara. From this….. <img src=" …to this – <img src=" The alleged ‘Green’ part of this Leinster House administration obtained their vote for the most part due to their oft-stated opposition to , amongst other political crimes … Continue reading

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COLONEL TOPPING/COMRADES AND CALCULATORS/A ROUGH BEAST.

<img src="‘BRITISH COLONEL W.W.B. TOPPING ON THE CAMPAIGN’ ……. From ‘The United Irishman’ newspaper, January 1958 . Colonel Topping had this to say about the press release from the Irish Republican Publicity Bureau- ” I do not think I will … Continue reading

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An APPEAL TO REPUBLICANS…..

<img src=" AN APPEAL TO REPUBLICANS…. The following quote is part of the description of the torture of Paddy Joe McClean (39), a remedial teacher. McClean was not a member of any section of the IRA; he was merely a … Continue reading

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