Tag Archives: Maude Gonne

FROM A TORY TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HOUSE.

ON THIS DATE (5TH MAY) 40 YEARS AGO : BOBBY SANDS DIES ON HUNGER STRIKE IN LONG KESH PRISON. The 1981 hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during this on-going struggle by Irish republican prisoners ; a … Continue reading

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CONFINING THEMSELVES TO BE FURTHER CONFINED.

ON THIS DATE (30TH JANUARY) 138 YEARS AGO : EVE OF ‘CONSTRUCTION’ FOR MILITANT IRISH LADIES. On the 30th January 1881 – 138 years ago on this date – Charles Stewart Parnell’s sisters, Anna and Fanny, put the final touches … Continue reading

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