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AN 18TH CENTURY IRISH ‘ROUGH IN THE DIAMOND’.

ON THIS DATE (21ST SEPTEMBER) 195 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF AN RIC MAN WHO RESIGNED HIS POSITION IN OPPOSITION TO ‘REPRESSIVE ACTIONS AGAINST THE IRISH’. On the 21st September 1827 – 195 years ago on this date – Michael … Continue reading

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STRAYING SHEEP INDICATE THEFT – IRELAND, 19TH CENTURY.

AN ON-LINE/DIGITAL EASTER, APRIL 2020. Due to Covid 19, Sinn Féin Poblachtach will be commemorating Easter 1916 online this year. Beginning on Good Friday (10th April) a series of live events will be held on Facebook ; at 4pm, Ard … Continue reading

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WHEN TENANTS WERE ‘OBLIGATED’ TO VOTE FOR THEIR ‘LANDLORD’.

ON THIS DATE (30TH MAY) 220 YEARS AGO : “INSURGENTS TAKE POSSESSION…”. “Nothing can exceed the melancholy aspect of this place. The insurgents in our neighbouring county of Wexford are so numerous as to have taken possession of and destroyed … Continue reading

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