Tag Archives: Theobald Wolfe Tone

THE ARTIFICIAL DIVISION OF THE NATIONAL TERRITORY.

ON THIS DATE (21ST OCTOBER) 141 YEARS AGO : ‘FAIR RENT, FIXITY OF TENURE, FREEDOM OF SALE’. On the 21st October 1879- 141 years ago on this date- a meeting of concerned individuals was held in the Imperial Hotel in … Continue reading

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“RULED BY ENGLISHMEN, AND SERVANTS TO THEM..”

ON THIS DATE (20TH MARCH) 76 YEARS AGO : 21 IRA PRISONERS ESCAPE FROM DERRY JAIL. Early on Saturday morning, 20th March 1943 – 76 years ago on this date – as the Logue family of Harding Street, Derry, were … Continue reading

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WE WILL ATTAIN, SECURE, AND PRESERVE OUR FREEDOM.

An Anti-Internment / POW information rally will be held before the All-Ireland Football Final on Sunday 2nd September next. Assemble outside Gills Bar beside Croke Park at 1.30pm. All Welcome!“All men are born with equal rights, and in associating together … Continue reading

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FIGHTING AN UNFORGIVING RULING CLASS.

ON THIS DATE (2ND MAY) 224 YEARS AGO : PRISON ESCAPE BY AN IRISH REPUBLICAN, WHO LIVED FOR HIS COUNTRY, AND DIED FOR HIS FAMILY. ‘Little about Archibald Hamilton Rowan’s beginning in life suggested that he would become a leading … Continue reading

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AS ACTIVE IN DEATH AS IN BATTLE.

ON THIS DATE (22ND NOVEMBER) 94 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF AN IRA HUNGER-STRIKER. Andrew Sullivan (aka Andy O’Sullivan, pictured, left), 5th Battalion, Cork 4th Brigade, was one of three IRA men to die on hunger-strike in 1923 – he … Continue reading

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MAKING THE REVOLUTION IRRESISTIBLE IN DUBLIN…

ON THIS DATE (18TH OCTOBER) 226 YEARS AGO – ‘REFORM DEMANDED FOR ALL’. On the 18th October 1791 – 226 years ago on this date – a group of socially-minded Protestants, Anglicans and Presbyterians held their first public meeting in … Continue reading

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‘REPUBLICANS’ AND “THE DÁIL AND NORTHERN IRELAND”. AND BLACK AND TANS EXPOSED!

MEAT EXPORTERS AND INSURANCE……. Michael Noonan (left), the Fine Gael spokesperson on Finance and former (State) Minister for Health, spoke on the export credit insurance issue. His remarks were based largely on John Bruton’s speech (in Leinster House) in September … Continue reading

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