Tag Archives: Padraig Pearse

‘SAOIRSE IRISH FREEDOM’ NEWSPAPER MAY 2020 FREE DOWNLOAD… ‘Saoirse – Irish Freedom is the voice of the Irish Republican Movement. The monthly newspaper of Republican Sinn Féin, it takes its name from Irish Freedom – Saoirse, a Fenian paper which … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (29TH APRIL) 104 YEARS AGO : REPUBLICAN ‘SURRENDER ORDER’ AND FR. ALOYSIUS. On Saturday, 29th April, 1916 – 104 years ago on this date – Pádraig Pearse issued the ‘Surrender Order’ on behalf of the Irish republican … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (18TH DECEMBER) 141 YEARS AGO : “YOU’LL NEVER SEE THE LIKES OF THEM AGAIN..” The graphic shows alleged members of the ‘Molly Maguires’ being led to their death. ‘On 21st June 1877, in the anthracite-mining county of … Continue reading

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43 YEARS UNDER WATER ON THE 25TH DECEMBER 2019… A scene from the 2010 Cabhair Christmas Swim (pictured) – the year of the ‘Big Freeze’. As a Cabhair rep said at the time – “If we can continue to hold … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (2ND OCTOBER) 12 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF A 105-YEAR-OLD IRISH REBEL. Dan Keating (pictured) was born in 1902 and died on the 2nd October, 2007 – 12 years ago on this date. He worked within the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (4TH SEPTEMBER) 49 YEARS AGO : AMERICA, ARROGANCE AND ALLENDE. “I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its own people…” – the chilling words … Continue reading

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38TH ANNUAL HUNGER STRIKE COMMEMORATION FOR PEACE WITH JUSTICE : SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2019, 3PM, EAST END, BUNDORAN. On Saturday 31st August 2019, the Bundoran/Ballyshannon H-Block Committee will be holding a rally in Bundoran, Donegal, to commemorate the 38th Anniversary … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (21ST NOVEMBER) 98 YEARS AGO : BRITISH SPIES EXECUTED IN DUBLIN. Members of the British ‘Cairo/Special Gang’, pictured, who were executed in Dublin by the IRA on the 21st November 1920, 98 years ago today. Serving British … Continue reading

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POUND FOR YOUR THOUGHTS… Speaking to Channel 4 TV News, Stephen Pound (pictured), the British Labour Party ‘Shadow Minister for Northern Ireland’ (sic) stated at the recent British Labour party conference that the border issue was “life and death to … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (23RD MAY) 264 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF A ‘UNITED IRISHMEN’ FOUNDING FATHER. “Nor one feeling of vengeance presume to defileThe cause, or the men, of the Emerald Isle.” – the words of William Drennan, physician, poet, … Continue reading

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