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THE RESTRICTED VIEWPOINT OF THE LEINSTER HOUSE POLITICIAN.

ON THIS DATE (14TH SEPTEMBER) 102 YEARS AGO – 3 REPUBLICAN VOLUNTEERS KILLED IN AMBUSH. In late August/early September 1920, the RIC and their colleagues in the British Army vacated their barracks in the town of Ballinlough, in County Roscommon, … Continue reading

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‘PEACE’ BASED ON SURRENDER.

ON THIS DATE (8TH JULY) 39 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF OUR 17TH HUNGER-STRIKER. ‘The fourth IRA Volunteer to join the (1981) hunger-strike for political status was Joe McDonnell, a thirty-year-old married man with two children, from the Lenadoon housing … Continue reading

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