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ON THIS DATE (5TH JUNE) SIX YEARS AGO – DEATH OF A STAUNCH IRISH REPUBLICAN. “A national security threat, a dedicated revolutionary, undeterred by threat or personal risk..” – FBI description of Peter Roger Casement Brady / Ruairi Ó Brádaigh … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (5TH DECEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : TRUCE AND TREATY AND THE PARTING OF THE WAYS. On Monday, 5th of December in 1921 – 97 years ago on this date – in Downing Street in London, the then … Continue reading

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SCOTTISH SOLDIERS IN THE B.A. – SOW’S LUG.

PASSPORTS FOR INVESTMENT…. Jim Higgins, Fine Gael spokesman on Justice and former government Chief Whip, presented the clearest exposition so far of the passports for investment scheme in his speech to the Dáil (sic) on September 11, 1997. From ‘Magill’ … 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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YOU CAN’T BRING IT WITH YOU BUT YOU CAN’T ‘GO’ WITHOUT IT.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I picked up a pencil and in the light of the townlands I wrote rapidly ‘And since these payments are illegal and immoral, all decrees enforcing … Continue reading

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BELFAST PICKET IN SUPPORT OF MARTIN COREY : 14-6-13.

Funeral arrangements : Reposing at Smyth’s Funeral Home, Roscommon on Friday 7th June from 5.30pm to 8.00pm followed by Removal to the Sacred Heart Church. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11.30am with Burial afterwards in St. Coman’s Cemetery. Family Flowers … Continue reading

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BREDA PUTS NOAH AND ELTON IN THEIR PLACE !

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I made my home in Dublin and although I was in and out of Donegal , I did not come face to face with any incident … Continue reading

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