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“IT IS MY DUTY TO TELL YOU WHAT I BELIEVE SHOULD BE DONE..” “Because I believe these things I will always stick to them, but I do not want to force any other person to believe as I do. Let … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (22ND MARCH) 46 YEARS AGO : ‘FÜHRER FAULKNER’ INSTALLED AS ‘PM’ OF AN OCCUPIED AREA. “The British Ambassador called to see me at 11am this morning. He told me in strict confidence that he had received a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (22ND FEBRUARY) 28 YEARS AGO : MISPLACED ‘PRIDE’… ..and, unfortunately, the potential for more of same remains. An unusual piece for us, given the point of view of this blog and the point of view of the … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (1ST FEBRUARY) 139 YEARS AGO : 1916 SIGNATORY BORN. On the 1st February 1878 – 139 years ago on this date – a child, Thomas, was born in Cloughjordan in Tipperary, into a household which would consist … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (18TH JANUARY) 186 YEARS AGO : WESTMINSTER SLAPS DOWN ONE OF ITS IRISH ‘PET REBELS’. Daniel O’Connell (‘The Liberator’, pictured, left) never claimed to be an Irish republican despite involving himself in an issue which, then as … Continue reading

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