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ON THIS DATE (28TH JUNE) 95 YEARS AGO : FREE STATERS USE BORROWED WEAPONS FROM WESTMINSTER AGAINST THEIR OLD COMRADES. “For a little while on the morning of the attack on IRA Headquarters, Four Courts, Dublin, 28th June 1922 (95 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (7TH JUNE) 96 YEARS AGO : TWO IRA MEN EXECUTED BY WESTMINSTER. Patrick Maher (left), executed by the British on the 7th of June 1921 – 96 years ago on this date. Ned Foley, executed by the … Continue reading

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EASTER MONDAY COMMEMORATION, DUBLIN, 17TH APRIL 2017. RSF President Des Dalton, speaking at the RSF Easter Monday Commemoration (17th April 2017) in O’Connell Street, Dublin. The main RSF Easter Commemoration in Dublin this year was held on Easter Monday (17th … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (8TH MARCH) 75 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF AN UNYIELDING OPPONENT OF THE FREE STATE. On March 27th, 1872, a baby girl was born in London, was moved to County Cork and reared and educated there, at … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (7TH DECEMBER) 137 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF AN IRA MAN WHO DARED AND SUFFERED – AUSTIN STACK. Austin Stack (pictured, left) was born on the 7th December, 1879 – 137 years ago on this date – … Continue reading

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“FLESH TO SWORD, FIELDS TO THE SPOILER, BUT THEIR CRIMES CAN BE TRACED…”

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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