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ON THIS DATE (26TH JULY) 103 YEARS AGO : HOWTH GUNS AND A BRITISH MASSACRE ON THE DUBLIN QUAYS. ‘A nationalist depiction of the shootings at Bachelor’s Walk, in which British troops killed three civilians…’ (from here.) In the early … Continue reading

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IRELAND 1921 : “ABOUT TWO HOURS HAD ELAPSED SINCE THE OPENING OF THE FIGHT. WE WERE IN POSSESSION OF THE COUNTRYSIDE, NO BRITISH WERE VISIBLE….”

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. We had been invited to speak in support of a resolution already passed by Clare County Council – we could not change the resolution and the Cumann na nGael TD (sic) … Continue reading

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FINE GAEL AND DIFFERENT KINDS OF TRUTHS.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The crowd was in a mood to cheer anybody who made any friendly gesture and they cheered this gift and I could only curse silently and … Continue reading

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