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DUBLIN, 1913 : 146-DAY STRIKE BEGINS.

ON THIS DATE (26TH AUGUST) 107 YEARS AGO : A 146-DAY LOCKOUT BEGINS IN DUBLIN. On the 26th August, 1913 – 107 years ago on this date – at about 9.40am, drivers and conductors on Dublin trams stepped-out of their … Continue reading

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AGRARIAN AGITATION AND EVICTED TENANTS – IRELAND 19TH CENTURY.

“WE ASK FOR NO MERCY AND WE WILL MAKE NO COMPROMISE” – TERENCE MacSWINEY. An edited version of this speech was published in ‘The United Irishman’ newspaper in October 1954. This is the speech in full ; on the 13th … Continue reading

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