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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 01, 2018

A UNITED IRELAND, NOW MORE SO THAN EVER, IS ACHIEVABLE!

By |January 26th, 2018|Societies|Comments Off on A UNITED IRELAND, NOW MORE SO THAN EVER, IS ACHIEVABLE!

Now people are a lot more confident of actually live in one. Though this is only an opportunity, but what ‘we’ can do is, make sure the opportunity becomes a reality. We do that, by getting out there with our message of ‘Independence and Sovereignty’...

5 01, 2018

THE LEGACY OF CONNOLLY 150 YEARS AFTER HIS BIRTH

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June 5th 2018 will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of James Connolly in Edinburgh’s Cowgate. This will provide us with an opportunity to reappraise Connolly’s life and work. Not to merely commemorate or recall the dates that mark out significant chapters and events in his life, but rather to meaningfully engage with the man, his writings and his philosophy...

5 01, 2018

SEAN SOUTH AND FERGAL O’HANLON COMMEMORATION

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The Matt Fitzpatrick, 1916 Society, Newtownbutler, have organised a commemoration for Volunteers Sean South and Fergal O’Hanlon, who were killed on Active Service on the notorious ‘Brookeborough Raid’ during the ‘Border Campaign’...

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... ."