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ON THIS DATE (19TH FEBRUARY) 76 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF A REBEL POACHER-TURNED-FREE STATE MILITARY GENERAL. ‘JJ O’Connell (pictured) joined the Irish Volunteers in 1914, becoming Chief of Inspection in 1915. He travelled the country organising volunteer corps, as … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (31ST OCTOBER) 45 YEARS AGO : ‘UP LIKE A BIRD’! The ‘Alouette II’ helicopter (pictured) which the IRA used on the 31st October 1973 – 45 years ago on this date – to rescue three Irish republicans … Continue reading

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‘SOCIALIST REPUBLICANS’ OPPOSE UNJUST TAXES. THEN COMPLY WITH THEM.

PASSPORTS FOR INVESTMENT…. Jim Higgins, Fine Gael spokesman on Justice and former government Chief Whip, presented the clearest exposition so far of the passports for investment scheme in his speech to the Dáil (sic) on September 11, 1997. From ‘Magill’ … Continue reading

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USING STATE ‘LAW'(/OMERTA) AGAINST THE STATE ?

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. Black James sat there and nodded to himself as if finding in his own thoughts, even now, approval of what he had done. “And what did … Continue reading

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