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ON THIS DATE (29TH SEPTEMBER) 93 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF JOHN DEVOY. ‘The most dangerous enemy of this country that Ireland has produced since Wolfe Tone..’ – ‘The London Times’ newspaper, describing John Devoy (pictured), and it was a … Continue reading

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FROM A TORY TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HOUSE.

ON THIS DATE (5TH MAY) 40 YEARS AGO : BOBBY SANDS DIES ON HUNGER STRIKE IN LONG KESH PRISON. The 1981 hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during this on-going struggle by Irish republican prisoners ; a … Continue reading

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DEV – ‘OPPOSING PARTITION MEANS YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IT’!

ON THIS DATE (3RD JUNE) 46 YEARS AGO : FORCE-FED IRISH HUNGER-STRIKER DIES. Michael Gaughan (pictured), the eleventh Irish republican to die on hunger strike, was four months away from celebrating his 25th birthday. Immortalised in song by Seamus Robinson, … Continue reading

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