Monthly Archives: March 2018

ON THIS DATE (28TH MARCH) 139 YEARS AGO : AN IRISH REPUBLICAN HERO IS BORN. Terence MacSwiney, pictured, left, his wife Muriel and their daughter, Máire, photographed in 1919. ‘ “If I die I know the fruit will exceed the … Continue reading

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RSF EASTER COMMEMORATIONS, DUBLIN, 2018. The main RSF Easter Commemoration in Dublin will be held on Easter Monday, 2nd April 2018 : we will be assembling at the Garden of Remembrance at 1.45pm and marching from there to the GPO … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (7TH MARCH) 97 YEARS AGO : BRITISH ARMY PATROL SURRENDER TO IRA FLYING COLUMN. ‘On March 7th 1921, the IRA’s South Mayo Flying Column (pictured), under the command of Tom Maguire, surrounded a British army patrol at … Continue reading

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