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ON THIS DATE (9TH MAY) 190 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF AN IRISH REVOLUTIONARY, NOVELIST, POET AND JOURNALIST. Charles Joseph Kickham (pictured), an Irish revolutionary and a leadership figure in the Irish Republican Brotherhood, was born on this date – … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (5TH JULY) 77 YEARS AGO : THOMAS ÓG MacCURTAIN’S LAST DAY ON EARTH… Tomás Óg MacCurtain, left, 33 years of age, pictured in Cork in 1948 (thanks to Brendan O’Neill for the pic!). In Cork, in 1920, … Continue reading

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BOBBY SANDS COMMEMORATION : IRELAND’S TWENTY-TWO REPUBLICAN HUNGER-STRIKERS TO BE COMMEMORATED IN DUBLIN ON SATURDAY 2ND MAY 2015. Between the years 1917 and 1981 , twenty-two Irish men died on hunger-strike in our on-going fight for Irish freedom : Thomas … Continue reading

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