ON THIS DATE (27TH SEPTEMBER) 95 YEARS AGO : MORE REPRESSIVE LEGISLATION IMPOSED. Irish Free State soldiers, left, were given ever more of a free reign to impose the dictat of their paymasters in Leinster House in 1927, with the … Continue reading
ON THIS DATE (20TH SEPTEMBER) 214 YEARS AGO : ‘DARLING OF ERIN’ BUTCHERED BY WESTMINSTER. Robert Emmet was born on the 4th March, 1778, a son of Dr Robert Emmet and Elizabeth Mason. His father served as state physician to … Continue reading
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‘BLACK NOISE’ USED ON IRA POW’S, 1930’s. ..’cause we only finished the raffle aftermath yesterday (Tue 12th Sept) and have LOADS of other stuff to do, including helping to assemble the ‘leaflet packs’ – A total of 350 ‘leaflet packs’, … Continue reading
NO PHYSICAL SCARS… The IRA campaign, 1930’s : conditions in that prison were grim for the Irish republican prisoners – the reigning political regime had ordered the screws (military guards) to keep the republican prisoners in solitary confinement and to … Continue reading
ANNUAL EVE-OF-ALL-IRELAND REPUBLICAN RALLY 2017. ‘GAA : Target of British Normalisation. This Year the annual All Ireland Rally will be at the door of Croke Park. On Sunday September 17th 2017, at 12 noon, republicans will gather at Croke Park … Continue reading
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STATE AGENTS WITHOUT A CONSCIENCE… On a Friday in August, in Dublin, in 1940, an ex-IRA man was in charge of an armed raiding party of Special Branch men as they raided a house, hoping to capture a few republicans … Continue reading