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BRITISH FORCES RAID AND LOOT A ‘FRIENDLY HOUSE’.

ON THIS DATE (9TH FEBRUARY) 119 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF A KNIGHTED, DISILLUSIONED ‘NATIONALIST’. Charles Gavan Duffy (pictured) was born in Dublin Street in County Monaghan on the 12th April, 1816, into a well-to-do family, and received his education … Continue reading

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THE ARTIFICIAL DIVISION OF THE NATIONAL TERRITORY.

ON THIS DATE (21ST OCTOBER) 141 YEARS AGO : ‘FAIR RENT, FIXITY OF TENURE, FREEDOM OF SALE’. On the 21st October 1879- 141 years ago on this date- a meeting of concerned individuals was held in the Imperial Hotel in … Continue reading

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FROM THE HALF’PENNY BRIDGE IN DUBLIN TO AUSTRALIA AND BEYOND…

PROSE AND CONS. By prisoners from E1 Landing, Portlaoise Prison, 1999. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS : Grateful thanks to the following for their help, support, assistance and encouragement, and all those who helped with the typing and word processing over the past few … Continue reading

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