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FOUND “IN ARMS” BY THE BRITISH IN THOMAS STREET, DUBLIN, AND EXECUTED.

ON THIS DATE (2ND SEPTEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : FIFTH HUNGER-STRIKER IN SEVEN YEAR PERIOD DIES. Pictured ; the grave of 19-years-young Irish republican Joe Whitty, who died on hunger-strike on the 2nd September 1923 – 97 years ago on … Continue reading

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DUBLIN, 1913 : 146-DAY STRIKE BEGINS.

ON THIS DATE (26TH AUGUST) 107 YEARS AGO : A 146-DAY LOCKOUT BEGINS IN DUBLIN. On the 26th August, 1913 – 107 years ago on this date – at about 9.40am, drivers and conductors on Dublin trams stepped-out of their … Continue reading

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