Monthly Archives: February 2019

TRADE UNIONS AND THE OCCUPIED SIX COUNTIES. As active Irish republicans and trade union members, we often wonder why we maintain our membership of the latter ; the trade union leadership in this country, North and South, have repeatedly, over … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (20TH FEBRUARY) 40 YEARS AGO : PRO-BRITISH ‘BUTCHER’ LOYALIST GANG SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN IRELAND. ‘A group of 11 Loyalists known as the ‘Shankill butchers’ were sentenced (Tuesday 20 February 1979) to life imprisonment for 112 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (6TH FEBRUARY) 142 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF AN IRISH PATRIOT. ‘Imposing Military and Civic Demonstration in New York. The Remains En Route to Ireland – The Irish people of New York paid the last tribute of … Continue reading

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