Tag Archives: Fanny Parnell

THE ARTIFICIAL DIVISION OF THE NATIONAL TERRITORY.

ON THIS DATE (21ST OCTOBER) 141 YEARS AGO : ‘FAIR RENT, FIXITY OF TENURE, FREEDOM OF SALE’. On the 21st October 1879- 141 years ago on this date- a meeting of concerned individuals was held in the Imperial Hotel in … Continue reading

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THE IRA MEN DREW THEIR REVOLVERS AND WALKED THROUGH THE TRAIN…

ONE-THIRD PLAYGROUND, ONE-THIRD RIC MEMORIAL, ONE-THIRD BROWN-ENVELOPED APARTMENT BLOCK FOR A BUILDER BUDDY? Another Moore Street fiasco in the making? A Fine Gael political representative is currently flying a kite to gauge reaction/opposition to a proposal to build a playground … Continue reading

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CONFINING THEMSELVES TO BE FURTHER CONFINED.

ON THIS DATE (30TH JANUARY) 138 YEARS AGO : EVE OF ‘CONSTRUCTION’ FOR MILITANT IRISH LADIES. On the 30th January 1881 – 138 years ago on this date – Charles Stewart Parnell’s sisters, Anna and Fanny, put the final touches … Continue reading

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BRITISH ‘ROYALS’ RETURN TO THE SCENE OF THE CRIME.

ON THIS DATE (27TH JUNE) 98 YEARS AGO : IRISH MUTINEERS IN INDIA. Irishmen serving with the British Army in India mutinied in protest at the atrocities being committed in Ireland by the British. The three-day mutiny began on June … Continue reading

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“THIS MURDER WAS OFFICIALLY DIRECTED BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT..”

ON THIS DATE (31ST JANUARY) 98 YEARS AGO : FIRST IRISH REPUBLICAN LORD MAYOR ELECTED. Tomás MacCurtain (pictured), was born on the 20th March 1884, and was murdered by British agents on the 20th March 1920, at 36 years of … Continue reading

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FROM THE HALF’PENNY BRIDGE IN DUBLIN TO AUSTRALIA AND BEYOND…

PROSE AND CONS. By prisoners from E1 Landing, Portlaoise Prison, 1999. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS : Grateful thanks to the following for their help, support, assistance and encouragement, and all those who helped with the typing and word processing over the past few … Continue reading

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