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ON THIS DATE (2ND OCTOBER) 12 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF A 105-YEAR-OLD IRISH REBEL. Dan Keating (pictured) was born in 1902 and died on the 2nd October, 2007 – 12 years ago on this date. He worked within the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (17TH JANUARY) 46 YEARS AGO – P.O.W. SWIM (WITH A DIFFERENCE!). 46 years ago on this date (17th January 1972), seven IRA prisoners escaped from an ‘escape proof’ British prison ship, which was anchored in Irish waters … Continue reading

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IRELAND 1921 : “ABOUT TWO HOURS HAD ELAPSED SINCE THE OPENING OF THE FIGHT. WE WERE IN POSSESSION OF THE COUNTRYSIDE, NO BRITISH WERE VISIBLE….”

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. We had been invited to speak in support of a resolution already passed by Clare County Council – we could not change the resolution and the Cumann na nGael TD (sic) … Continue reading

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