NOT SEEING THE MOUNTAIN BECAUSE OF A MOLEHILL… Whether intentional or not – and I suspect not – the result of the fallout from that article by Kevin Myers has been that an even more monsterous proposition has gone unchallenged. … Continue reading
ON THIS DATE (26TH JULY) 103 YEARS AGO : HOWTH GUNS AND A BRITISH MASSACRE ON THE DUBLIN QUAYS. ‘A nationalist depiction of the shootings at Bachelor’s Walk, in which British troops killed three civilians…’ (from here.) In the early … Continue reading
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PROSE AND CONS. By prisoners from E1 Landing, Portlaoise Prison, 1999. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS : Grateful thanks to the following for their help, support, assistance and encouragement, and all those who helped with the typing and word processing over the past few … Continue reading
VOLUNTEER PAT CANNON COMMEMORATION, WEDNESDAY 19TH JULY 2017, DUBLIN. Pat Cannon (left), Dublin, and Peter McElchar, Donegal. At 2.15pm on Saturday, 17th July 1976, two IRA Volunteers on active service – Patrick Cannon from Dublin and Peter McElchar from Donegal … Continue reading
ON THIS DATE (5TH JULY) 77 YEARS AGO : THOMAS ÓG MacCURTAIN’S LAST DAY ON EARTH… In Cork, in 1920, Irish republican Tomás MacCurtain was elected as ‘Lord Mayor’ of the city, just one of the many changes that resulted … Continue reading
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