Monthly Archives: June 2018

ON THIS DATE (27TH JUNE) 98 YEARS AGO : IRISH MUTINEERS IN INDIA. Irishmen serving with the British Army in India mutinied in protest at the atrocities being committed in Ireland by the British. The three-day mutiny began on June … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (20TH JUNE) 169 YEARS AGO : TROUBLED IRISH REPUBLICAN POET DIES. ‘My Dark Rosaleen‘ ; a poem about the authors feelings for his country and its tradition of resistance in arms to those that would seek to … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (6TH JUNE) 97 YEARS AGO : “I ORGANISED AN AMBUSH OF EIGHT RIC MEN..” Broad Street, Waterford (pictured) – the scene of the delivery point for a strong message from the IRA to Westminster : “On 6th … Continue reading

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