40TH CONSECUTIVE CABHAIR CHRISTMAS SWIM, CHRISTMAS DAY 2016 : A FEW WORDS AND PICS. The weather at the swim site in Inchicore, Dublin, on Christmas Day last was dry and mild, but a bit stormy : and the weather at … Continue reading
SWIM PACKS OUT (not in…!) 1,000 printed items of a republican nature (photographed, left) have been collated into different size ‘packs’ and distributed pub-to-pub and door-to-door in the ‘Swim’ area, notifying recipients of an event which will be 40-years-young on … Continue reading
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FROM FRANCE TO CORK – BUT NATURE INTERVENED… During the ’emergency’ mentioned above, a British minister instructed his paramilitary thugs to move against the local councils who were challenging the British writ.. Is the Cabhair Swim ‘packing’ in (or out…)? … Continue reading
ON THIS DATE (7TH DECEMBER) 137 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF AN IRA MAN WHO DARED AND SUFFERED – AUSTIN STACK. Austin Stack (pictured, left) was born on the 7th December, 1879 – 137 years ago on this date – … Continue reading
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