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ON THIS DATE (9TH MAY) 190 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF AN IRISH REVOLUTIONARY, NOVELIST, POET AND JOURNALIST. Charles Joseph Kickham (pictured), an Irish revolutionary and a leadership figure in the Irish Republican Brotherhood, was born on this date – … Continue reading

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“IT SHOULD BE EMPHASISED THAT THE DESTRUCTION OF HOUSES, PUBLIC UTILITIES, TRANSPORT AND LIVES…..ARE ACCEPTED AND INTENDED AIMS OF OUR BOMBING POLICY…”

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The British struck back by the ‘economic war’, but the Fenian countryside saw this as an aspect of the anti-imperialists’ struggle and bore its burden – they saw Fianna Fáil safely … Continue reading

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DUBLIN , EASTER 2013 : RSF COMMEMORATIONS.

DUBLIN EASTER COMMEMORATIONS 2013. I have met them at close of day Coming with vivid faces From counter or desk among grey Eighteenth-century houses. I have passed with a nod of the head Or polite meaningless words, Or have lingered … Continue reading

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1916 RISING TO BE COMMEMORATED IN DUBLIN , MARCH/APRIL 2013.

EASTER COMMEMORATIONS , DUBLIN , 2013.   On Easter Sunday this year (31st March 2013) Republican Sinn Féin will hold its annual Deansgrange Easter Commemoration , Dublin, at 1pm : those attending are asked to assemble at Deansgrange Cemetery gates … Continue reading

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PAT CANNON , IRA VOLUNTEER , TO BE REMEMBERED IN DUBLIN COMMEMORATION.

VOLUNTEER PAT CANNON COMMEMORATION , 17TH JULY 2012 , DUBLIN. 1976 : 2.15pm , 17TH JULY….. Pat Cannon (left),Dublin, and Peter McElchar ,Donegal. …..- two IRA Volunteers on active service – Patrick Cannon from Dublin and Peter McElchar from Donegal- … 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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