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ON THIS DATE (26TH FEBRUARY) 166 YEARS AGO : ‘GUILTY’ OF HIGH TREASON BUT PARDONED AND TRANSPORTED. On this date – 26th February – in 1854, William Smith O’Brien (pictured), leader of the 1848 ‘Young Irelander Rebellion’, is released. He … Continue reading

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EASTER 1916 COMMEMORATIONS RSF 2014 DUBLIN : BRIEF REPORT AND SOME PICS.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. If anybody is ever tempted to examine IRA documents of the late 1920’s , ’30 and ’31 , he could easily make the mistake certain other people made at the time … Continue reading

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52 YEARS AGO TODAY : IRA ‘BORDER CAMPAIGN’ ENDS.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. ‘An Phoblacht’ had considerable circulation in that area of Clare and there was some correspondence between Seán Hayes, the councillor, and myself, and I visited the Glen a few times. By … Continue reading

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