Tag Archives: Eamonn Kelly

‘PANIC’ : A TRADITION AND ELEMENT IN THE IRISH CONFLICT.

ON THIS DATE (5TH JULY) 77 YEARS AGO : THOMAS ÓG MacCURTAIN’S LAST DAY ON EARTH… In Cork, in 1920, Irish republican Tomás MacCurtain was elected as ‘Lord Mayor’ of the city, just one of the many changes that resulted … Continue reading

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THE ‘PRICE’ OF AN ATTACK ON THE ‘OLD BAILEY’ IN LONDON.

ON THIS DATE (8TH MARCH) 75 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF AN UNYIELDING OPPONENT OF THE FREE STATE. On March 27th, 1872, a baby girl was born in London, was moved to County Cork and reared and educated there, at … Continue reading

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A NON-SLEEPING EGG CURRIE SPEAKS…

ON THIS DATE (1ST MARCH) 20 YEARS AGO : A NON-SLEEPING EGG CURRIE SPEAKS… “We didn’t sleep..” – the reply given by Tory politician Edwina Currie to a ‘Twitter’ user who stated she had slept with John Major. In the … Continue reading

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