Tag Archives: Bloody Sunday Derry 1972

“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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CRC : REQUIRES DELOUSING AND REPLACEMENT PARTS.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I didn’t think it wise to visit Father John in Galway Jail , but my wife went to see him and she consulted with Louis Ó’ Dea, a solicitor, a good … Continue reading

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BRITS AND ‘BLOODY SUNDAY’ : FAIR WARNING RATHER THAN FAIR PLAY.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. Charles Stewart Parnell sat in private talks with leaders of the weak trade union movement in Galway. Once the landlord phase was over, trade union leaders … Continue reading

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HORSE AND BULL FROM A COLOUR-BLIND SHIT STIRRER !

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I was brought before District Justice Cussen and I observed the usual IRA formula – I refused to recognise the court. The State asked for a … Continue reading

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