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About 11sixtynine

A mother of three and a political activist , living in Dublin , Ireland.

ON THIS DATE (4TH SEPTEMBER) 49 YEARS AGO : AMERICA, ARROGANCE AND ALLENDE. “I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its own people…” – the chilling words … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (28TH AUGUST) 154 YEARS AGO : EVE OF THE BIRTH OF AN IRISH REVOLUTIONARY. “If the Germans landed in Ireland, taking it by force of arms, they would have just as much right to it as England…fight … Continue reading

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38TH ANNUAL HUNGER STRIKE COMMEMORATION FOR PEACE WITH JUSTICE : SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2019, 3PM, EAST END, BUNDORAN. On Saturday 31st August 2019, the Bundoran/Ballyshannon H-Block Committee will be holding a rally in Bundoran, Donegal, to commemorate the 38th Anniversary … Continue reading

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BACK FROM ‘STAYCATION’, NEED A REST FROM IT, BUT NOT GONNA GET ONE! CRAZY USEFUL TIP NUMBER ONE – DON’T DO IT.. “Don’t put pressure on yourself to create the perfect family staycation..we expect those we know best – our … Continue reading

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‘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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