Tag Archives: Ian Paisley

ON THIS DATE (29TH JANUARY) 226 YEARS AGO : UNSUNG HERO CHARGED WITH DISTRIBUTING “A SEDITIOUS PAPER”. Archibald Hamilton Rowan (pictured), a United Irishman, was ‘tried’ on a charge of distributing ‘a seditious paper’ ; on the 16th December, 1792, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (4TH JULY) 220 YEARS AGO : IRISH REBEL BYRNE AT BALLYGULLEN, WEXFORD. ‘Miles Byrne was born at Ballylusk, in the parish of Kilanerin near Monaseed in County Wexford. He became involved in the United Irishmen with Anthony … Continue reading

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IRISH SHOWBAND MASSACRE 38 YEARS AGO ON THIS DATE.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. You ask me what I think you should do : I told them I should like them to stay out and hold their position at the … Continue reading

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