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43 YEARS UNDER WATER ON THE 25TH DECEMBER 2019… A scene from the 2010 Cabhair Christmas Swim (pictured) – the year of the ‘Big Freeze’. As a Cabhair rep said at the time – “If we can continue to hold … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (18TH SEPTEMBER) 168 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF AN IRISH HEROINE. ‘Anne Devlin was born in County Wicklow around the end of the 1770s into a nationalist family. In 1800, Anne met Robert Emmet and moved into … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (19TH SEPTEMBER) 215 YEARS AGO : ROBERT EMMET ON ‘TRIAL’. Robert Emmet was tried before a ‘Special Commission’ in Green Street Court House in Dublin on September 19th, 1803 – 215 years ago on this date. The … Continue reading

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