Tag Archives: Michael Dwyer

THE FAILURE OF THE ‘TWO-NATIONS THEORY’.

ON THIS DATE (10TH MARCH) 243 YEARS AGO : ‘DARLING OF ERIN’ BAPTISED IN DUBLIN. Robert Emmet was born on the 4th March, 1778, a son of Dr Robert Emmet and Elizabeth Mason. His father served as state physician to … Continue reading

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IRISH HERO DEFENDED IN COURT BY A TOUT.

BORN ON THIS DATE (4TH MARCH) THE SAME DATE THAT HE DIED, AND NAMED AFTER AN IRISH HERO WHO WAS BORN ON THAT SAME DATE 120 YEARS BEFORE HIM! Emmet Dalton (pictured, on the right, with Michael Collins), Irish rebel-turned-Free … Continue reading

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LONG KESH – HURLEY STICKS FOR SPORT, ONLY…

ON THIS DATE (24TH JANUARY) 156 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF A REBEL WHO FOUGHT FOR IRELAND AND GAVE SERVICE TO FRANCE. ‘Republished here is Some Notes of an Irish Exile of 1798: Being the Chapters from the Memoirs of … Continue reading

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‘OTHER TIMES AND OTHER MEN WILL DO JUSTICE TO MY CHARACTER.’

ON THIS DATE (20TH SEPTEMBER) 214 YEARS AGO : ‘DARLING OF ERIN’ BUTCHERED BY WESTMINSTER. Robert Emmet was born on the 4th March, 1778, a son of Dr Robert Emmet and Elizabeth Mason. His father served as state physician to … Continue reading

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BRITISH ARMY MAJOR BREAKS TRUCE, TAKES TWO IRISH NEGOTIATORS HOSTAGE.

THE PRICE OF PEACE…… Last month, 28 women who protested peacefully in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, against US President Ronald Reagan’s visit to Ireland received £1000 each arising from their action for wrongful arrest. Gene Kerrigan recalls the weekend when … Continue reading

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