Monthly Archives: December 2019

DÁITHÍ Ó CONAILL COMMEMORATION, 12.45PM, WEDNESDAY 1ST JANUARY 2020, GLASNEVIN, DUBLIN. “Dáithí came from a strong Cork Republican family. His uncle Michael O’Sullivan (17), along with five of his comrades, was bayoneted to death by British Crown forces in March … Continue reading

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SWIMMING WITH THE ‘COR(R)AL(LED)’ : CABHAIR SWIM, 25TH DECEMBER 2019. Some of those present, and some of the ‘Goodies’ on offer – Cabhair Swim, 25th December 2019. 2° Celsius in Dublin on Christmas Day 2019 ; a dry, ‘brisk’ morning … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (18TH DECEMBER) 141 YEARS AGO : “YOU’LL NEVER SEE THE LIKES OF THEM AGAIN..” The graphic shows alleged members of the ‘Molly Maguires’ being led to their death. ‘On 21st June 1877, in the anthracite-mining county of … Continue reading

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43 YEARS UNDER WATER ON THE 25TH DECEMBER 2019… A scene from the 2010 Cabhair Christmas Swim (pictured) – the year of the ‘Big Freeze’. As a Cabhair rep said at the time – “If we can continue to hold … Continue reading

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