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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 (29TH MAY) 297 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF A LEINSTER HOUSE MAN! ‘Kildare House’, pictured, left (now known as ‘Leinster House’, and used as an administrative building by Free State political regimes), was built between 1745 and … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE !! WE NAME THE LOSERS IN THE 24TH MAY 2019 COUNCIL AND EUROPEAN ELECTIONS… ..YOU! There are thousands of candidates that would like you to vote for them on the 24th of this month (May, 2019) to ensure that … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (27TH SEPTEMBER) 95 YEARS AGO : MORE REPRESSIVE LEGISLATION IMPOSED. Irish Free State soldiers, left, were given ever more of a free reign to impose the dictat of their paymasters in Leinster House in 1927, with the … Continue reading

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REPUBLICAN PRISONERS : PICKET IN REMEMBRANCE, STATEMENT IN SUPPORT. HUNGER STRIKE COMMEMORATION, Dublin, Saturday May 6th 2017, GPO Dublin, 12 noon to 2pm : Between the years 1917 and 1981, 22 Irish men died on hunger strike in the fight … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (1ST MARCH) 20 YEARS AGO : A NON-SLEEPING EGG CURRIE SPEAKS… “We didn’t sleep..” – the reply given by Tory politician Edwina Currie to a ‘Twitter’ user who stated she had slept with John Major. In the … Continue reading

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THATCHER RETURNS TO DOWNING STREET. BUT NOT BY BUS…..!

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. Once, scurrying through back streets , and foolishly on an unlighted bicycle, I all but bumped into a civic guard. His hand came down on the handlebars and he said sharply … Continue reading

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HISTORY REVISED , FIANNA FÁIL AND PROVISIONAL SINN FÉIN STYLE.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. Two car-loads of police came to Pat Harkin’s door and Pat – tough , courageous man though he was – would as soon they had given … Continue reading

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