Tag Archives: Michael Larkin

THE ‘BLUFFER BATES’ IS FACED UP TO AND FACED DOWN BY HIS OWN!

The ‘Orange Boss’ was challenged by his own people over his ‘stay at home’ ruling so he marched his ‘police force’ up to the top of the hill…and then marched them down again… Continue reading

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EDWARD O’MEAGHER CONDON – “GOD SAVE IRELAND!”

ON THIS DATE (23RD OCTOBER) 253 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF AN ANTI-REPUBLICAN ‘MANGLER’. John Claudius Beresford (pictured), was born in Ireland on this date – 23rd October – 253 years ago (1766), into a rich Tory-like family which, due … Continue reading

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EDUCATION FOR ALL VERSUS AN EQUAL FOOTING.

‘ISSUED BY THE ARMY COUNCIL, ÓGLAIGH NA hÉIREANN, NOVEMBER 1954…’ From ‘The United Irishman’ newspaper, December 1954. “The task is too great a one to be left to the young men in the Six Counties and it should be an … Continue reading

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THE BRITISH HALF-HANGED HER FROM A CART SEVERAL TIMES.

ON THIS DATE (18TH SEPTEMBER) 168 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF AN IRISH HEROINE. ‘Anne Devlin was born in County Wicklow around the end of the 1770s into a nationalist family. In 1800, Anne met Robert Emmet and moved into … Continue reading

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