Tag Archives: Martin McGuinness

ON THIS DATE (26TH APRIL) 272 YEARS AGO : ‘LORD’ KILLED BY A DRAGO(O)N’S ‘STING’. ‘Positive and overbearing, Changeful still and still adhering, Spiteful, peevish, rude, untoward, Fierce in tongue, in heart a coward. Judgement weak and passion strong, Always … Continue reading

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PROSE AND CONS. By prisoners from E1 Landing, Portlaoise Prison, 1999. Acknowledgments : grateful thanks to the following for their help, support, assistance and encouragement – all those who helped with the typing and word processing over the past few … Continue reading

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“THE DOOR BURST OPEN AND FIVE DMP MEN RUSHED IN…”

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. All this time I could not but be aware of the growing strength of the IRA , for I was continuously a member of its controlling body. The system of control … Continue reading

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BRITISH SOLDIERS – VICTIMS OF THEIR OWN IMPERIALISM.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I do not remember now by what happy chance I asked P.T. Daly, Secretary to the Dublin Trades Council, to have a meal with me – … Continue reading

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LOCKED OUT ? NEVER MIND. ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE……

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The Governor of the jail, a man named Faulkner, was an understanding sort of person – I was working on a novel at the time and … Continue reading

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PEARSE DOHERTY , PSF LH REP , OPPOSES ANY WELCOME FOR BRITISH QUEEN TO IRELAND.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I told my neighbours that I did not know whether the recent strife had broken the pattern of neighbourliness among us so much that neighbours would … Continue reading

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“GONE OVER” FROM REPUBLICANISM TO ANTI-REPUBLICAN : MARTIN McGUINNESS.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. While the British Government had an easy way of overcoming default , the individual landlord had either to invoke the courts or go without his rent … Continue reading

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