ON THIS DATE (3RD MARCH) 11 YEARS AGO : HUNGER-STRIKING GREEN ISLE FOODS WORKER TOLD BY STATE REPRESENTATIVE TO 'GET OUT OF THE COUNTRY..' Statement released on Wednesday, 3rd March 2010 - 1… Read More
ON THIS DATE (24TH FEBRUARY) 101 YEARS AGO : BRITISH-IMPOSED CURFEW IN DUBLIN COMES INTO EFFECT - "WALK WARILY AND HALT PROMPTLY".'Soldiers To Take Charge Of City. Walk Warily And Halt Promp… Read More
ON THIS DATE (17TH FEBRUARY) 125 YEARS AGO : JOHN REDMOND'S PLEA IN WESTMINSTER FOR IRISH POLITICAL PRISONERS GOES UNHEEDED.On the 17th February, 1896 - 125 years ago on this date - John Red… Read More
ON THIS DATE (10TH FEBRUARY) 36 YEARS AGO : NOLLAIG O GADHRA 'TALKS TO THE PROVISIONALS'.This article was first published in 'The Sunday Press' newspaper on the 10th February 1985 - 31 years… Read More
ON THIS DATE (3RD FEBRUARY) 102 YEARS AGO : KEY TO A BETTER/BITTER CAKE DISCOVERED.At the first meeting of the 32-County Dáil Éireann, in Dublin's Mansion House (on 21st Januar… Read More
FOR ANDY :The peaceful night that round me flows,Breaks through your iron prison doors,Free through the world your spirit goes,Forbidden hands are clasping yours.The wind is our confederate… Read More
ON THIS DATE (20TH JANUARY) 100 YEARS AGO : CLARE IRA AMBUSH BRITISH FORCES.On the 20th January 1921 - 100 years ago on this date - over thirty men of the East Clare Brigade of the IRA ambus… Read More
FROM BLOG TO BOOK!'Bestselling Author..'?Ah no, don't think so.Then again...!But seriously...no.We know all about the 'Mighty Oaks' proverb but we're under no such illusion about our book de… Read More
ON THIS DATE (6TH JANUARY) 34 YEARS AGO : IRA OTR CAPTURED BY FS SPECIAL BRANCH.On Easter Sunday morning, 1978, seven Donegal Provo recruits crossed the border to Derry City ; they had been… Read More
ON THIS DATE (23RD DECEMBER) 36 YEARS AGO : RUC DISRUPT REPUBLICAN FUNERAL.IRA Volunteer Ciarán Fleming (pictured) - 'On Sunday 2nd December 1984, IRA Volunteers Antoine Mac Giolla Bh… Read More
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