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AN UNWANTED ‘CROSS OF SACRIFICE’ IN A COUNTRY WHICH CONTINUES TO SACRIFICE BECAUSE OF WHAT IT REPRESENTS.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. There was a force of uniformed gardaí at Sallins to deal with any attempt by a small group to make a token demonstration. It became their task, instead, to offer merely … Continue reading

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9TH APRIL 1981 : BOBBY SANDS ELECTED.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. From Tipperary I wandered into Limerick and on into Kerry where Mick Halissey of Cahirciveen was responsive to the campaign in ‘An Phoblacht’. Johnny O’Connor of Farmersbridge gathered a houseful of … Continue reading

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BOUNDARY COMMISSION – ALL THINGS TO ALL MEN.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The letter said that Dr. Fogarty’s father was known among his own people as ‘Tear-’em-Down Fogarty’ , as big a blackguard of a bailiff as was ever in North Tipperary. I … Continue reading

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