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
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MGQ!"There was one lesson that we learned when we were in government. And that was that the British will promise you the sun, moon and stars, and then at the last moment try… Read More
An Anti-Internment / POW information rally will be held before the All-Ireland Football Final on Sunday 2nd September next. Assemble outside Gills Bar beside Croke Park at 1.30pm. All Welcom… Read More
...and we feel as if we have 'lived there', it feel's like 'our home', and, yes, we have 'learned to eat and walk at the same time'! The five of us holiday there, each year, if we can all ma… Read More
"NEW YORK, I LOVE YOU, BUT YOU'RE FREAKIN' ME OUT...There's a ton of 'The Twist' but we're fresh out of 'Stout'*Like a death in the hall that you hear through your wallNew York, I love you… Read More
ON THIS DATE (4TH JULY) 220 YEARS AGO : IRISH REBEL BYRNE AT BALLYGULLEN, WEXFORD.'Miles Byrne was born at Ballylusk, in the parish of Kilanerin near Monaseed in County Wexford. He became in… Read More
ON THIS DATE (27TH JUNE) 98 YEARS AGO : IRISH MUTINEERS IN INDIA.Irishmen serving with the British Army in India mutinied in protest at the atrocities being committed in Ireland by the Briti… Read More
ON THIS DATE (20TH JUNE) 169 YEARS AGO : TROUBLED IRISH REPUBLICAN POET DIES. 'My Dark Rosaleen' ; a poem about the authors feelings for his country and its tradition of resistance in arms t… Read More
ON THIS DATE (6TH JUNE) 97 YEARS AGO : "I ORGANISED AN AMBUSH OF EIGHT RIC MEN.."Broad Street, Waterford (pictured) - the scene of the delivery point for a strong message from the IRA to Wes… Read More
ON THIS DATE (30TH MAY) 220 YEARS AGO : "INSURGENTS TAKE POSSESSION..."."Nothing can exceed the melancholy aspect of this place. The insurgents in our neighbouring county of Wexford are so n… Read More
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