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RESURGENCE. From ‘The United Irishman’ newspaper, October 1954. One danger is the attempts of Free State politicians to divert this (republican) revival to their party advantage. Just as the nation-wide resentment at the passing of the ‘Ireland Bill’ was successfully … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (7TH JUNE) 96 YEARS AGO : TWO IRA MEN EXECUTED BY WESTMINSTER. Patrick Maher (left), executed by the British on the 7th of June 1921 – 96 years ago on this date. Ned Foley, executed by the … Continue reading

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EASTER MONDAY COMMEMORATION, DUBLIN, 17TH APRIL 2017. RSF President Des Dalton, speaking at the RSF Easter Monday Commemoration (17th April 2017) in O’Connell Street, Dublin. The main RSF Easter Commemoration in Dublin this year was held on Easter Monday (17th … Continue reading

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AUGUST 1923 , IRELAND : ELECTIONS, HUNGER-STRIKES AND ‘BIG HOUSE’ BURNINGS.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The position of the Free State government had worsened steadily from the introduction of the ‘terrorist legislation’ of 1931 : within themselves they had not resolved the tensions created by the … Continue reading

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