Monthly Archives: May 2020

ON THIS DATE (27TH MAY) 143 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF A PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT MEMBER-IN-WAITING. ‘Francis Sheehy-Skeffington did not enter his wife Hanna’s details on the 1911 Census form at their home…as the suffragettes had a campaign of non-cooperation with … Continue reading

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IN THIS MONTH (MAY) 266 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF A ‘UNITED IRISHMEN’ FOUNDING FATHER. “Nor one feeling of vengeance presume to defileThe cause, or the men, of the Emerald Isle.” – the words of William Drennan, physician, poet, educationalist … Continue reading

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ONE-THIRD PLAYGROUND, ONE-THIRD RIC MEMORIAL, ONE-THIRD BROWN-ENVELOPED APARTMENT BLOCK FOR A BUILDER BUDDY? Another Moore Street fiasco in the making? A Fine Gael political representative is currently flying a kite to gauge reaction/opposition to a proposal to build a playground … Continue reading

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‘SAOIRSE IRISH FREEDOM’ NEWSPAPER MAY 2020 FREE DOWNLOAD… ‘Saoirse – Irish Freedom is the voice of the Irish Republican Movement. The monthly newspaper of Republican Sinn Féin, it takes its name from Irish Freedom – Saoirse, a Fenian paper which … Continue reading

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