Tag Archives: Terence MacSwiney

ON THIS DATE (10TH APRIL) 96 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF IRA GENERAL, LIAM LYNCH. ‘Liam Lynch was born in Barnagurraha, Co Limerick. He joined the Irish Volunteers after witnessing the arrests of the Kent family by British forces after … Continue reading

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“WE ASK FOR NO MERCY AND WE WILL MAKE NO COMPROMISE” – TERENCE MacSWINEY. An edited version of this speech was published in ‘The United Irishman’ newspaper in October 1954. This is the speech in full ; on the 13th … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (9TH JANUARY) 97 YEARS AGO : RESIGNATIONS OVER THE TREATY OF SURRENDER. “In view of the vote that was taken here on Saturday and which I had definitely to oppose as one that was tending to subvert … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (19TH DECEMBER) 141 YEARS AGO : ‘FATHER OF THE IRISH LAND LEAGUE’ RELEASED FROM A BRITISH PRISON AFTER SEVEN YEARS INCARCERATION. On Wednesday, 19th December 1877 – 141 years ago on this date – Michael Davitt (pictured), … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (10TH JANUARY) 37 YEARS AGO – SERIOUSLY ILL FEMALE REPUBLICAN POW “RELEASED ON LICENCE”. In October 1980, protesting POW’s in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh began a hunger strike for political status ; on the 1st December, … Continue reading

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BRUSSELS / EU AND ITS ‘SERVANTS’ RIPPING US OFF. ‘All Members of the European Parliament (MEP’s) receive an *extra* €4,342 a month that goes straight to their bank account of choice…the money is supposed to pay for a regional office … Continue reading

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PROSE AND CONS. By prisoners from E1 Landing, Portlaoise Prison, 1999. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS : Grateful thanks to the following for their help, support, assistance and encouragement, and all those who helped with the typing and word processing over the past few … Continue reading

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VOTE ‘NO’ ON SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2012.

ON SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2012….. …..assemble at the Spire in O’Connell Street , Dublin , at 1pm to show solidarity with imprisoned Irish republicans and in opposition to internment. All genuine republicans welcome – bring POW banners , posters and … Continue reading

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