Tag Archives: Harry Melia

‘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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A 20TH CENTURY ‘APOLLO’.

ON THIS DATE (18TH JANUARY) 186 YEARS AGO : WESTMINSTER SLAPS DOWN ONE OF ITS IRISH ‘PET REBELS’. Daniel O’Connell (‘The Liberator’, pictured, left) never claimed to be an Irish republican despite involving himself in an issue which, then as … Continue reading

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COUNCILS IN THE OCCUPIED SIX COUNTIES SAY ‘NO’ TO STORMONT.

SWIM PACKS OUT (not in…!) 1,000 printed items of a republican nature (photographed, left) have been collated into different size ‘packs’ and distributed pub-to-pub and door-to-door in the ‘Swim’ area, notifying recipients of an event which will be 40-years-young on … Continue reading

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