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ON THIS DATE (22ND JANUARY) 97 YEARS AGO : THREE REPUBLICAN PRISONERS EXECUTED BY THE FREE STATERS. Three Anti-Treaty IRA Volunteers (‘Irregulars’, as the Staters called them), who had been captured by Free State forces on the 7th January, 1923, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (25TH SEPTEMBER) 102 YEARS AGO : IRISH HUNGER-STRIKER MURDERED BY FORCE-FEEDING. “You cannot put a rope around the neck of an idea…you cannot confine it in the strongest prison cell that your slaves could ever build..” – … Continue reading

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