Tag Archives: Garret Fitzgerald

ON THIS DATE (27TH SEPTEMBER) 95 YEARS AGO : MORE REPRESSIVE LEGISLATION IMPOSED. Irish Free State soldiers, left, were given ever more of a free reign to impose the dictat of their paymasters in Leinster House in 1927, with the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (26TH JULY) 103 YEARS AGO : HOWTH GUNS AND A BRITISH MASSACRE ON THE DUBLIN QUAYS. ‘A nationalist depiction of the shootings at Bachelor’s Walk, in which British troops killed three civilians…’ (from here.) In the early … Continue reading

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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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ON THIS DATE (5TH JULY) 77 YEARS AGO : THOMAS ÓG MacCURTAIN’S LAST DAY ON EARTH… Tomás Óg MacCurtain, left, 33 years of age, pictured in Cork in 1948 (thanks to Brendan O’Neill for the pic!). In Cork, in 1920, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (21ST JUNE) 44 YEARS AGO : “FASCIST MURDER SQUAD” STRIKE AGAIN. “The Belfast Brigade denied any involvement in the murder of the young protestant whose body was found in the Lower Falls area. They say that it … Continue reading

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