Tag Archives: ‘MAGILL’ magazine

ON THIS DATE (4TH SEPTEMBER) 49 YEARS AGO : AMERICA, ARROGANCE AND ALLENDE. “I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its own people…” – the chilling words … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (28TH AUGUST) 154 YEARS AGO : EVE OF THE BIRTH OF AN IRISH REVOLUTIONARY. “If the Germans landed in Ireland, taking it by force of arms, they would have just as much right to it as England…fight … Continue reading

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38TH ANNUAL HUNGER STRIKE COMMEMORATION FOR PEACE WITH JUSTICE : SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2019, 3PM, EAST END, BUNDORAN. On Saturday 31st August 2019, the Bundoran/Ballyshannon H-Block Committee will be holding a rally in Bundoran, Donegal, to commemorate the 38th Anniversary … 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 (5TH DECEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : TRUCE AND TREATY AND THE PARTING OF THE WAYS. On Monday, 5th of December in 1921 – 97 years ago on this date – in Downing Street in London, the then … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (26TH JULY) 103 YEARS AGO : HOWTH GUNS AND A BRITISH MASSACRE ON THE DUBLIN QUAYS. ‘A nationalist depiction of the shootings at Bachelor’s Walk, in which British troops killed three civilians…’ (from here.) In the early … Continue reading

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“IT IS MY DUTY TO TELL YOU WHAT I BELIEVE SHOULD BE DONE..” “Because I believe these things I will always stick to them, but I do not want to force any other person to believe as I do. Let … Continue reading

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