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Irish history , Irish politics – from today and yesterday ; all 32 Counties !

ON THIS DATE (19TH SEPTEMBER) 215 YEARS AGO : ROBERT EMMET ON ‘TRIAL’. Robert Emmet was tried before a ‘Special Commission’ in Green Street Court House in Dublin on September 19th, 1803 – 215 years ago on this date. The … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MGQ! “There was one lesson that we learned when we were in government. And that was that the British will promise you the sun, moon and stars, and then at the last moment try and put in something, … Continue reading

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An Anti-Internment / POW information rally will be held before the All-Ireland Football Final on Sunday 2nd September next. Assemble outside Gills Bar beside Croke Park at 1.30pm. All Welcome!“All men are born with equal rights, and in associating together … Continue reading

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…and we feel as if we have ‘lived there’, it feel’s like ‘our home’, and, yes, we have ‘learned to eat and walk at the same time’! The five of us holiday there, each year, if we can all manage … Continue reading

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“NEW YORK, I LOVE YOU, BUT YOU’RE FREAKIN’ ME OUT… There’s a ton of ‘The Twist’ but we’re fresh out of ‘Stout’*Like a death in the hall that you hear through your wallNew York, I love you, but you’re freakin’ … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (4TH JULY) 220 YEARS AGO : IRISH REBEL BYRNE AT BALLYGULLEN, WEXFORD. ‘Miles Byrne was born at Ballylusk, in the parish of Kilanerin near Monaseed in County Wexford. He became involved in the United Irishmen with Anthony … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (27TH JUNE) 98 YEARS AGO : IRISH MUTINEERS IN INDIA. Irishmen serving with the British Army in India mutinied in protest at the atrocities being committed in Ireland by the British. The three-day mutiny began on June … Continue reading

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