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410, 2017

CATALAN BID FOR INDEPENDENCE IN LINE WITH THE RIGHTS OF NATIONS

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Statements|Comments Off on CATALAN BID FOR INDEPENDENCE IN LINE WITH THE RIGHTS OF NATIONS

Following Sunday's independence referendum in Catalonia, passed by overwhelming majority but contested by Spain, the Thomas Ashe Society Omagh extend support to the Catalan people as they continue their march towards nationhood...

2909, 2017

REMEMBERING THOMAS ASHE – 100 YEARS ON

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Societies|Comments Off on REMEMBERING THOMAS ASHE – 100 YEARS ON

"Had Thomas Ashe broken all connection with the struggle for a sovereign independent Irish republic after his release from imprisonment in Britain in June 1917, his name and fame would, nevertheless, still have lived in the annals of republican Ireland forever... ."

2109, 2017

BEYOND THE POLITICAL PARTY: A NEW MODEL

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Opinion|Comments Off on BEYOND THE POLITICAL PARTY: A NEW MODEL

The party system has squeezed out independent political thought. Let’s be honest, while Independents do tend to ‘punch above their weight’, Independents have no place on the ideological spectrum and are generally seen are political lightweights who seem to survive on a fairly low-calorie ideological diet... .

Everyone, Republican or otherwise, has their own particular part to play. No part is too great or too small; no one is too old or too young to do something.
Bobby Sands
If you strike us down now we shall rise again and renew the fight. You cannot conquer Ireland; you cannot extinguish the Irish passion for freedom. If our deed has not been sufficient to win freedom then our children will win it by a better deed.
PH Pearse