Monthly Archives: August 2017

ON THIS DATE (30TH AUGUST) 176 YEARS AGO : A NEW NATIONALIST VOICE IS ‘PRESSED’ INTO ACTION. The front page of the first copy of ‘The Cork Examiner’ newspaper (left), which was produced on Monday, 30th August 1841 – 176 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (23RD AUGUST) 219 YEARS AGO : FRENCH BATTLECRY ON IRISH SOIL. “UNION, LIBERTY, THE IRISH REPUBLIC!” – the words and ideals proclaimed in Ballina, County Mayo, on the 23rd August 1798 – 219 years ago on this … Continue reading

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TWO ‘WRONGS’, BUT ONLY ONE GETS THE HEADLINE. The newspaper article (pictured, left) which was published in ‘The Sunday Times’ on the 30th July last, authored by Free State unionist Kevin Myers is, at the time of writing, still receiving … Continue reading

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