Monthly Archives: January 2009

LAUNCH OF RSF FRANK DRIVER CUMANN , NORTH KILDARE , FRIDAY 30th JANUARY 2009.

“The Special Branch had him (Frank Driver) on their list….his contacts, his friends and his services made possible, after 1970, an extensive net that absorbed , stored and distributed most of the imported IRA arms…” (From here.) Members and supporters … Continue reading

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THE IRA / THE KITSON EXPERIMENT / THE UNDAUNTED WOMEN IN ARMAGH.

THE IRA : the new IRA is younger , more radical and has seen little of life other than violence……. By Ed Moloney. From ‘Magill’ magazine, September 1980. Since the 1979 Athlone Conference , the Provisionals have spent their time … Continue reading

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SATURDAY 21st FEB ’09 : CELTIC BALLAD NIGHT.

We don’t normally do ‘requests’ on this blog, but…. …on this occasion , we are happy to give the above-mentioned function a wee bit of a plug! ‘Mad Kevin’ and the lads and lassies that he hangs around with are … Continue reading

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THE IRA / THE KITSON EXPERIMENT / THE UNDAUNTED WOMEN IN ARMAGH.

THE IRA : the new IRA is younger , more radical and has seen little of life other than violence……. By Ed Moloney. From ‘Magill’ magazine, September 1980. The unease and leftward shift in Republicanism allied to the change of … Continue reading

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An Céad Dáil Éireann Commemorated in Dublin , 20th January 2009 .

90th Anniversary of An Céad Dáil Éireann (the First Dáil Éireann) : held in Wynn’s Hotel , Dublin , on Tuesday , 20th January 2009. Des agus Tomás at the ‘Top Table’ . Approximately sixty people gathered in a room … Continue reading

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“Ireland to-day reasserts her historic nationhood…”

90th Anniversary of An Céad Dáil Éireann (the First Dáil Éireann) (Above photo from here.) “Ireland to-day reasserts her historic nationhood the more confidently before the new world emerging from the war, because she believes in freedom and justice as … Continue reading

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THE IRA / BLACK PROPAGANDA / THE UNDAUNTED WOMEN IN ARMAGH.

THE IRA : the new IRA is younger , more radical and has seen little of life other than violence……. By Ed Moloney. From ‘Magill’ magazine, September 1980. In 1974 , Dáithi Ó Conaill praised the UWC Loyalist strikers ; … Continue reading

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