Monthly Archives: July 2019

‘HOLIDAY’ BOOKED, PROPER ONE NEEDED… We must be suckers for punishment, ’cause we’re doing it again : a few months ago, about 15 of us ‘holidayed’ in Dublin, Wicklow and Meath – myself and four other young wans were the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (10TH JULY) 92 YEARS AGO : FREE STATE MINISTER FOR ‘JUSTICE’ EXECUTED BY THE IRA. Kevin Christopher O’Higgins (Caoimhghín Críostóir Ó hUigín, pictured) was 23 years young when he joined the Republican Movement in 1915, and proved … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (3RD JULY) 128 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF THE IRISH ‘MRS HITLER’! ‘Bridget Dowling (pictured) was born in Dublin on this day in 1891. She is noteworthy in history because she married the brother of Adolf Hitler. … Continue reading

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