ON THIS DATE (20TH SEPTEMBER) 214 YEARS AGO : 'DARLING OF ERIN' BUTCHERED BY WESTMINSTER.Robert Emmet was born on the 4th March, 1778, a son of Dr Robert Emmet and Elizabeth Mason. His fathe… Read More
A SHORT POST.....'cause we only finished the raffle aftermath yesterday (Tue 12th Sept) and have LOADS of other stuff to do, including helping to assemble the 'leaflet packs' -A total of 3… Read More
FALLING VICTIM TO A POLITICALLY ENFORCED TORTURE SYSTEM.The IRA campaign, 1930's : conditions in that prison were grim for the Irish republican prisoners - the reigning political regime had… Read More
ANNUAL EVE-OF-ALL-IRELAND REPUBLICAN RALLY 2017.'GAA : Target of British Normalisation.This Year the annual All Ireland Rally will be at the door of Croke Park. On Sunday September 17th 2017… Read More
..TO 'ENCOURAGE' TREACHERY.On a Friday in August, in Dublin, in 1940, an ex-IRA man was in charge of an armed raiding party of Special Branch men as they raided a house, hoping to capture a… Read More
ON THIS DATE (30TH AUGUST) 176 YEARS AGO : A NEW NATIONALIST VOICE IS 'PRESSED' INTO ACTION.The front page of the first copy of 'The Cork Examiner' newspaper (left), which was produced on Mo… Read More
ON THIS DATE (23RD AUGUST) 219 YEARS AGO : FRENCH BATTLECRY ON IRISH SOIL."UNION, LIBERTY, THE IRISH REPUBLIC!" - the words and ideals proclaimed in Ballina, County Mayo, on the 23rd August… Read More
TWO 'WRONGS', BUT ONLY ONE GETS THE HEADLINE.The newspaper article (pictured, left) which was published in 'The Sunday Times' on the 30th July last, authored by Free State unionist Kevin Mye… Read More
PURPOSELY MISSING THE BIGGER PICTURE...Whether intentional or not - and I suspect not - the result of the fallout from that article by Kevin Myers has been that an even more monsterous propo… Read More
ON THIS DATE (26TH JULY) 103 YEARS AGO : HOWTH GUNS AND A BRITISH MASSACRE ON THE DUBLIN QUAYS.'A nationalist depiction of the shootings at Bachelor's Walk, in which British troops killed th… Read More
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