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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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52 YEARS AGO TODAY : IRA ‘BORDER CAMPAIGN’ ENDS.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. ‘An Phoblacht’ had considerable circulation in that area of Clare and there was some correspondence between Seán Hayes, the councillor, and myself, and I visited the Glen a few times. By … Continue reading

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