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ON THIS DATE (10TH APRIL) 96 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF IRA GENERAL, LIAM LYNCH. ‘Liam Lynch was born in Barnagurraha, Co Limerick. He joined the Irish Volunteers after witnessing the arrests of the Kent family by British forces after … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (20TH MARCH) 76 YEARS AGO : 21 IRA PRISONERS ESCAPE FROM DERRY JAIL. Early on Saturday morning, 20th March 1943 – 76 years ago on this date – as the Logue family of Harding Street, Derry, were … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (20TH FEBRUARY) 40 YEARS AGO : PRO-BRITISH ‘BUTCHER’ LOYALIST GANG SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN IRELAND. ‘A group of 11 Loyalists known as the ‘Shankill butchers’ were sentenced (Tuesday 20 February 1979) to life imprisonment for 112 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (10TH OCTOBER) 49 YEARS AGO : UNHINGED ‘POLICING REPORT’ PUBLISHED. British ‘Baron’ Brigadier Henry Cecil John Hunt CBE DSO ETC (!)(pictured – full title/name -‘Henry Cecil John Hunt, Baron Hunt of Llanfair Waterdine’) was born in Simla … Continue reading

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ANNUAL EVE-OF-ALL-IRELAND REPUBLICAN RALLY 2017. ‘GAA : Target of British Normalisation. This Year the annual All Ireland Rally will be at the door of Croke Park. On Sunday September 17th 2017, at 12 noon, republicans will gather at Croke Park … Continue reading

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BOBBY SANDS COMMEMORATION : IRELAND’S TWENTY-TWO REPUBLICAN HUNGER-STRIKERS TO BE COMMEMORATED IN DUBLIN ON SATURDAY 2ND MAY 2015. Between the years 1917 and 1981 , twenty-two Irish men died on hunger-strike in our on-going fight for Irish freedom : Thomas … Continue reading

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