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29 09, 2017

REMEMBERING THOMAS ASHE – 100 YEARS ON

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"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... ."

15 09, 2017

COMMEMORATING THEOBALD WOLFE TONE AND THE MEN OF NO PROPERTY

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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... .

16 08, 2017

CORK WELCOMES CHILDREN FROM THE GAZA STRIP

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On the 28th July, the Al Helal football club from Gaza travelled to Ireland for a 10 day visit. The visit was organised by Gaza Action Ireland as part of a respite programme that gives children time away from the region’s hostilities...

15 08, 2017

‘Two States – One System’ Does Not A Republic Make

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Irish Republicans should view with alarm, if not necessarily surprise, the recent musings of Sinn Féin opinion-shaper and party hack Jarlath Kearney on the future trajectory of constitutional change in Ireland...

10 08, 2017

WALK IN COMMEMORATION OF AHERN AND MCELWAIN

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On Saturday the 29th July the Matt Fitzpatrick 1916 Society held a very successful commemoration walk for Volunteers Seamus McElwain and Tony Ahern...