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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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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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ON THIS DATE (7TH DECEMBER) 137 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF AN IRA MAN WHO DARED AND SUFFERED – AUSTIN STACK. Austin Stack (pictured, left) was born on the 7th December, 1879 – 137 years ago on this date – … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (30TH NOVEMBER) 133 YEARS AGO : ‘INVINCIBLE’ COURT CASE BEGINS AT THE OLD BAILEY, LONDON. Pat O’Donnell (pictured, left) was a member of the ‘The Invincibles’ (‘Irish National Invincibles’), a 19th-century organisation which opposed, in arms, British … Continue reading

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