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BRITISH KILLERS, LOOSE LIPS…AND RETRIBUTION : IRELAND 1920.

ON THIS DATE (10TH NOVEMBER) 223 YEARS AGO : WOLFE TONE SENTENCED TO DEATH. Theobald Wolfe Tone was born on the 20th June, 1763 – the exact time and date of his death are unknown. He was sentenced to death … Continue reading

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A REBEL, A JUST MAN, A LOVER OF HIS PEOPLE…

ON THIS DATE (26TH FEBRUARY) 166 YEARS AGO : ‘GUILTY’ OF HIGH TREASON BUT PARDONED AND TRANSPORTED. On this date – 26th February – in 1854, William Smith O’Brien (pictured), leader of the 1848 ‘Young Irelander Rebellion’, is released. He … Continue reading

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