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ON THIS DATE (1ST NOVEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : IRISH ‘LAD OF 18 SUMMERS’ EXECUTED BY WESTMINSTER. Kevin Barry (pictured, left) wearing the uniform of ‘H’ Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade of the IRA. He was 18 years of age … Continue reading

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SWIM PACKS OUT (not in…!) 1,000 printed items of a republican nature (photographed, left) have been collated into different size ‘packs’ and distributed pub-to-pub and door-to-door in the ‘Swim’ area, notifying recipients of an event which will be 40-years-young on … Continue reading

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‘666’ NO LONGER THE MARK OF THE DEVIL……

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The ‘Red Scare’ of 1931 was nonsense, in relation to Irish life, but it was necessary to make a climate for new ‘terrorist’ legislation, and it was easy to make such … Continue reading

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