Monthly Archives: April 2012

FREE STATE GOMBEENS BACK DOWN FROM SLAGGING THEIR OWN….

UNPRINCIPLED KEEPERS OF THE BIG HOUSE. “…….we are angry at being portrayed as self-serving, overpaid, under-worked and dishonest people with overly generous pensions that we don’t pay for. Yes, there are public servants who fit into that category; they are … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING BOBBY SANDS : MUSIC NIGHT , DUBLIN , SATURDAY 5TH MAY 2012.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. There was nothing make-believe , however, about the loyalists’ opposition to Sinn Féin * – if union officials took that side their Protestant members , almost … Continue reading

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VOTE ‘NO’ TO AUSTERITY ON MAY 31ST 2012.

PAYBACK’S A BITCH ! The same small , dedicated Clondalkin-based group of people that RSF worked with in ‘N.O.T.A.’ campaigns have produced a ‘Vote No’ leaflet in connection with the ‘Austerity Treaty’ vote which will be held in this State … Continue reading

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BOBBY SANDS TO BE COMMEMORATED IN DUBLIN ON SATURDAY 5TH MAY 2012.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. How does one account for the failure of the Irish Labour Movement to demand its quota of candidates in the General Election of 1918 , so … Continue reading

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PROVISIONAL CONTENDER FOR THRONE OF INKS……

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. When James Connolly preached Irish Independence he drew on himself the notice of men as dedicated as he to that cause and startled them with the … Continue reading

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THREE IRISH REPUBLICAN DAYS IN DUBLIN : EASTER 2012.

EASTER SATURDAY,SUNDAY AND MONDAY IN DUBLIN , 2012. Tómas delivering the main oration. On Easter Saturday , 7th April 2012 , Republican Sinn Féin in Dublin set up a stall at the GPO in O’Connell Street , Dublin City Centre … Continue reading

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A PRETEND POACHER TURNED GAMEKEEPER….

THIS PERSON ‘FEARS TO SPEAK….’ Delivering an ‘After Dinner Speech’ to the ‘Political Studies Association’ in the red-carpeted surroundings of Belfast City Hall on Wednesday , 4th April 2012 , this speaker said the following (and much more) : “Republicanism … Continue reading

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