Tag Archives: Michael Collins

BRITISH FORCES RAID AND LOOT A ‘FRIENDLY HOUSE’.

ON THIS DATE (9TH FEBRUARY) 119 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF A KNIGHTED, DISILLUSIONED ‘NATIONALIST’. Charles Gavan Duffy (pictured) was born in Dublin Street in County Monaghan on the 12th April, 1816, into a well-to-do family, and received his education … Continue reading

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BODY OF FREE STATE ARMY ‘MP’ KILLED BY FREE STATE CAPTAIN FOUND.

ON THIS DATE (15TH DECEMBER) 101 YEARS AGO : ‘INSANE’ ADRIC MEMBER SHOOTS TWO PEOPLE DEAD. An elderly priest in Dunmanway, in Cork – 73-year-old Canon Magner, had no time for the British and was a vocal and well-known Irish … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (29TH SEPTEMBER) 93 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF JOHN DEVOY. ‘The most dangerous enemy of this country that Ireland has produced since Wolfe Tone..’ – ‘The London Times’ newspaper, describing John Devoy (pictured), and it was a … Continue reading

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1941 – IRA ARRESTS ONE OF ITS OWN FOR INFORMING.

ON THIS DATE (30TH JUNE) 99 YEARS AGO : PRO-BRITISH MERCENARIES IN DUBLIN RETAKE THE FOUR COURTS. The Four Courts building in Dublin, located on Inns Quay, was abandoned by Anti-Treaty forces on the 30th June, 1922 after a two-day … Continue reading

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PREPARING TO MEET BRITISH FORCE WITH IRISH FORCE.

AN APOLOGY TO OLIVER HOYLE, WILLIAM BURKE AND CHRISTOPHER BYRNE. When Ireland called forth her true sons of the heather, O’Boyle was the foremost to answer the call, The sons of the Rosses he banded together, To drive the oppressor … Continue reading

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PRESSURED TO ACCEPT THE TREATY OF SURRENDER.

ON THIS DATE (31ST MARCH) 47 YEARS AGO : IRA POW IN ENGLISH JAIL JOINS THE HUNGER-STRIKE. Michael Gaughan (pictured), the eleventh Irish republican to die on hunger strike, was four months away from celebrating his 25th birthday. Immortalised in … Continue reading

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LEINSTER HOUSE “RETARDS PROGRESS”.

THE O’RAHILLY : NATIONLESS AND NOW HOMELESS. Joseph O’Rahilly (‘The O’Rahilly’) was born in Ballylongford, in County Kerry, on the 22nd April, 1875. He had a busy, well-travelled and interesting life and took part in the 1916 Easter Rising in … Continue reading

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DEV – ‘OPPOSING PARTITION MEANS YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IT’!

ON THIS DATE (3RD JUNE) 46 YEARS AGO : FORCE-FED IRISH HUNGER-STRIKER DIES. Michael Gaughan (pictured), the eleventh Irish republican to die on hunger strike, was four months away from celebrating his 25th birthday. Immortalised in song by Seamus Robinson, … Continue reading

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CROMWELL – “ENGLAND’S PLAGUE FOR FIVE YEARS”.

ON THIS DATE (29TH APRIL) 104 YEARS AGO : REPUBLICAN ‘SURRENDER ORDER’ AND FR. ALOYSIUS. On Saturday, 29th April, 1916 – 104 years ago on this date – Pádraig Pearse issued the ‘Surrender Order’ on behalf of the Irish republican … Continue reading

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GRAPPLING WITH THE ‘CONQUEROR’ IN OPEN COMBAT.

CONTAMINATED EASTER LILY’S – Please be careful where you get your Easter Lily’s from, as Free State fraudsters are attempting to distribute State licenced (!) versions of the Lily. And no – this is NOT an April Fool’s joke! ON … Continue reading

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