Culture and History

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14 02, 2018

COMMANDANT MATT FITZPATRICK – A BEACON OF RESISTANCE

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In a few short years from first Volunteering in the Republican Army, Matt had led the fight for freedom in Monaghan and Fermanagh. Taking part many successful operations against the might of the British Empire. His courage and leadership led to his rising through the ranks of Óglaigh na hÉireann, eventually becoming Officer in Command or Commandant...

26 10, 2017

THE TITLE DEED OF IRISH REPUBLICANISM

By |October 26th, 2017|Culture and History|Comments Off on THE TITLE DEED OF IRISH REPUBLICANISM

The book which has been produced by the National Museum of Ireland, which not only tells the story of the relevance of the proclamation and the men who wrote it but also how it was actually printed. Bearing in mind the secret nature of the 'Rising', a document alluding to such an event would also have to be manufactured in the utmost secrecy...

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

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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...