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“IT IS MY DUTY TO TELL YOU WHAT I BELIEVE SHOULD BE DONE..” “Because I believe these things I will always stick to them, but I do not want to force any other person to believe as I do. Let … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (26TH APRIL) 272 YEARS AGO : ‘LORD’ KILLED BY A DRAGO(O)N’S ‘STING’. ‘Positive and overbearing, Changeful still and still adhering, Spiteful, peevish, rude, untoward, Fierce in tongue, in heart a coward. Judgement weak and passion strong, Always … Continue reading

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IRISH HUNGER-STRIKERS COMMEMORATED IN DUBLIN ON SATURDAY 4TH MAY 2013.

HUNGER-STRIKERS COMMEMORATION , DUBLIN 4TH MAY 2013 : BRIEF REPORT AND A FEW PICS. Cait Trainor delivering the main oration at the Hunger-Strikers Commemoration in Dublin , on Saturday 4th May 2013. From approximately 1.30pm to 3.30pm on Saturday 4th … Continue reading

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IRISH ‘CNN’ JOURNALIST (!) INVENTS ANOTHER STORY.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I was out of my depth for a short period after the arrest of Black James Duirnin , James Doran , Biddy Doherty and others : … Continue reading

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MAY 5TH 2012 , DUBLIN : RSF COMMEMORATE BOBBY SANDS.

HUNGER-STRIKERS COMMEMORATION , DUBLIN , 5TH MAY 2012. Lectern front used by RSF in Dublin , 5th May 2012. The Annual RSF-organised Bobby Sands Commemoration was held today in Dublin on the traffic-isle in front of the GPO , watched … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING BOBBY SANDS : MUSIC NIGHT , DUBLIN , SATURDAY 5TH MAY 2012.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. There was nothing make-believe , however, about the loyalists’ opposition to Sinn Féin * – if union officials took that side their Protestant members , almost … Continue reading

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BOBBY SANDS TO BE COMMEMORATED IN DUBLIN ON SATURDAY 5TH MAY 2012.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. How does one account for the failure of the Irish Labour Movement to demand its quota of candidates in the General Election of 1918 , so … Continue reading

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