Monthly Archives: January 2017

‘BLOODY SUNDAY’ PICKET, SATURDAY JANUARY 28TH, 2017, O’CONNELL STREET, DUBLIN. After a peaceful civil rights march on January 30, 1972 – from Creggan to Free Derry Corner – units of the British Army Parachute Regiment opened fire with automatic rifles … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (18TH JANUARY) 186 YEARS AGO : WESTMINSTER SLAPS DOWN ONE OF ITS IRISH ‘PET REBELS’. Daniel O’Connell (‘The Liberator’, pictured, left) never claimed to be an Irish republican despite involving himself in an issue which, then as … Continue reading

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RUNNING TO STAND STILL… ..too much of the former, not quite managing the latter! Hectic. We had an RSF Dublin Comhairle 650-ticket raffle in November last, on the same weekend as the (112th) RSF Ard Fheis, then the Christmas Swim, … Continue reading

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