ON THIS DATE (5TH DECEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : TRUCE AND TREATY AND THE PARTING OF THE WAYS. On Monday, 5th of December in 1921 - 97 years ago on this date - in Downing Street in London, the the… Read More
ON THIS DATE (28TH NOVEMBER) 98 YEARS AGO : BLACK AND TANS REMOVE THEIR MURDER VICTIMS' BODIES TO BURN THEM.The 28th November in 1920 - 98 years ago on this date - was a Sunday, and it was o… Read More
ON THIS DATE (21ST NOVEMBER) 98 YEARS AGO : BRITISH SPIES EXECUTED IN DUBLIN.Members of the British 'Cairo/Special Gang', pictured, who were executed in Dublin by the IRA on the 21st Novembe… Read More
ON THIS DATE (7TH NOVEMBER) 95 YEARS AGO - LAST LETTER FROM AN IRA HUNGER-STRIKER."Dearest Br. Miceal,Thanks ever so much. I really can't find words to explain adequately my gratitude for yo… Read More
ON THIS DATE (31ST OCTOBER) 45 YEARS AGO : 'UP LIKE A BIRD'!The 'Alouette II' helicopter (pictured) which the IRA used on the 31st October 1973 - 45 years ago on this date - to rescue three… Read More
26TH OCTOBER 2018 : AN OPPORTUNITY TO HIT BACK."I assume that at some point in the future, I might do it again (in Quebec, they call it the "Parti nul" option). But it also affirms something… Read More
ON THIS DATE (10TH OCTOBER) 49 YEARS AGO : UNHINGED 'POLICING REPORT' PUBLISHED.British 'Baron' Brigadier Henry Cecil John Hunt CBE DSO ETC (!)(pictured - full title/name -'Henry Cecil John… Read More
POUND FOR YOUR THOUGHTS...Speaking to Channel 4 TV News, Stephen Pound (pictured), the British Labour Party 'Shadow Minister for Northern Ireland' (sic) stated at the recent British Labour p… Read More
"OOPS! I MAY HAVE PUT MY FOOT IN IT...""I will not..break up my country..we cannot accept anything that threatens the integrity of our union..as I have already said, that is unacceptable...w… Read More
ON THIS DATE (19TH SEPTEMBER) 215 YEARS AGO : ROBERT EMMET ON 'TRIAL'.Robert Emmet was tried before a 'Special Commission' in Green Street Court House in Dublin on September 19th, 1803 - 215… Read More
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