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ON THIS DATE (29TH SEPTEMBER) 93 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF JOHN DEVOY. ‘The most dangerous enemy of this country that Ireland has produced since Wolfe Tone..’ – ‘The London Times’ newspaper, describing John Devoy (pictured), and it was a … Continue reading

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“THE BULLET SLIT THE IRA MAN’S JERSEY…”

ON THIS DATE (19TH FEBRUARY) 76 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF A REBEL POACHER-TURNED-FREE STATE MILITARY GENERAL. ‘JJ O’Connell (pictured) joined the Irish Volunteers in 1914, becoming Chief of Inspection in 1915. He travelled the country organising volunteer corps, as … Continue reading

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‘HOW DARE YOU CHALLENGE MICHAEL COLLINS..’

20 YEARS ‘CELEBRATION’ OF A FALSE DAWN. ’20 years later and inevitable failure of GFA has come to pass. 02 April, 2018 13:57 With the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) certain questions have to be asked. What … Continue reading

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“THE REBEL DROPPED TO THE GROUND LIKE AN EMPTY SACK…” – SHERWOOD FORESTERS, 1916, DUBLIN.

REPUBLICAN PRISONERS : PICKET IN REMEMBRANCE, STATEMENT IN SUPPORT. HUNGER STRIKE COMMEMORATION, Dublin, Saturday May 6th 2017, GPO Dublin, 12 noon to 2pm : Between the years 1917 and 1981, 22 Irish men died on hunger strike in the fight … Continue reading

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