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29 09, 2017

REMEMBERING THOMAS ASHE – 100 YEARS ON

By |September 29th, 2017|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... ."

21 09, 2017

BEYOND THE POLITICAL PARTY: A NEW MODEL

By |September 21st, 2017|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... .

15 09, 2017

COMMEMORATING THEOBALD WOLFE TONE AND THE MEN OF NO PROPERTY

By |September 15th, 2017|Culture and History, Societies|Comments Off on COMMEMORATING THEOBALD WOLFE TONE AND THE MEN OF NO PROPERTY

An a historic day by all accounts as for first time in a long time that the graves side of ‘Tone’ was adorned by such a wide plethora of progressive elements and factions coming together under one banner and delivering such a unitary messages... .

14 09, 2017

THOMAS ASHE’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION

By |September 14th, 2017|Culture and History, Events|Comments Off on THOMAS ASHE’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION

National Hunger Strike Commemoration to commemorate Thomas Ashes 100th Anniversary...

14 09, 2017

CUMANN NA mBAN – WOMEN IN STRUGGLE

By |September 14th, 2017|Culture and History|Comments Off on CUMANN NA mBAN – WOMEN IN STRUGGLE

Friends, comrades, people of Donegal, of the Rosses and Gweedore. When I was first asked and given this enormous honour, to be here today to pay tribute to the women of Ireland and Cumann na mBan...