Tag Archives: Owen Kirwan

THE MAN DIES, BUT HIS MEMORY LIVES.

ON THIS DATE (1ST SEPTEMBER) 218 YEARS AGO : TWO ‘DISSIDENTS’ EXECUTED BY THE BRITISH. On the 1st of September, 1803 – 218 years ago, on this date – two Irishmen were executed by the British for the part they … Continue reading

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FOUND “IN ARMS” BY THE BRITISH IN THOMAS STREET, DUBLIN, AND EXECUTED.

ON THIS DATE (2ND SEPTEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : FIFTH HUNGER-STRIKER IN SEVEN YEAR PERIOD DIES. Pictured ; the grave of 19-years-young Irish republican Joe Whitty, who died on hunger-strike on the 2nd September 1923 – 97 years ago on … Continue reading

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