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ON THIS DATE (10TH JULY) 92 YEARS AGO : FREE STATE MINISTER FOR ‘JUSTICE’ EXECUTED BY THE IRA. Kevin Christopher O’Higgins (Caoimhghín Críostóir Ó hUigín, pictured) was 23 years young when he joined the Republican Movement in 1915, and proved … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (21ST FEBRUARY) 42 YEARS AGO : IRISH REPUBLICAN ‘BURIED’ BY FREE STATERS UNDER SIX FEET OF CONCRETE. ‘Exhumed in glory a November moon was driftingAnd freedom’s light aglowWhen some IRA had gathered in a graveyard in Mayo.Those … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (1ST NOVEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : IRISH ‘LAD OF 18 SUMMERS’ EXECUTED BY WESTMINSTER. Kevin Barry (pictured, left) wearing the uniform of ‘H’ Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade of the IRA. He was 18 years of age … Continue reading

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