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ON THIS DATE (3RD JULY) 128 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF THE IRISH ‘MRS HITLER’! ‘Bridget Dowling (pictured) was born in Dublin on this day in 1891. She is noteworthy in history because she married the brother of Adolf Hitler. … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (29TH MAY) 297 YEARS AGO : BIRTH OF A LEINSTER HOUSE MAN! ‘Kildare House’, pictured, left (now known as ‘Leinster House’, and used as an administrative building by Free State political regimes), was built between 1745 and … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE !! WE NAME THE LOSERS IN THE 24TH MAY 2019 COUNCIL AND EUROPEAN ELECTIONS… ..YOU! There are thousands of candidates that would like you to vote for them on the 24th of this month (May, 2019) to ensure that … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (30TH NOVEMBER) 133 YEARS AGO : ‘INVINCIBLE’ COURT CASE BEGINS AT THE OLD BAILEY, LONDON. Pat O’Donnell (pictured, left) was a member of the ‘The Invincibles’ (‘Irish National Invincibles’), a 19th-century organisation which opposed, in arms, British … Continue reading

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“THE IRISH HAVE PLACED A MOST HEAVY AND GRIEVOUS BURDEN ON US…” – BRITISH PRIME MINISTER.

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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“IT SHOULD BE EMPHASISED THAT THE DESTRUCTION OF HOUSES, PUBLIC UTILITIES, TRANSPORT AND LIVES…..ARE ACCEPTED AND INTENDED AIMS OF OUR BOMBING POLICY…”

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The British struck back by the ‘economic war’, but the Fenian countryside saw this as an aspect of the anti-imperialists’ struggle and bore its burden – they saw Fianna Fáil safely … Continue reading

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