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1 September 2013 Edition

John Joe McGirl – A much-loved figure who continues to inspire

1 September 2013

JOINT First Minister Martin McGuinness told the annual John Joe McGirl commemoration in Ballinamore, County Leitrim, on Sunday 18 August – the 25th anniversary that John Joe “was, and remains for republicans, not just here in Leitrim, or the Border, but across our country, an inspirational leader”. Free article

Mollie Carroll – Flying the flag for freedom

1 September 2013

EASTER 1920: Groups of Irish-American women take to the streets of US cities in support of Irish freedom and to commemorate the Easter Rising of 1916. A novel protest at the British Embassy in Washington led by Mollie Carroll would become a world first and make front-page news across the globe. Free article

Behind Enemy Lines – The Fenians’ bombing campaign in Victorian Britain

1 September 2013

DR SHANE KENNA speaks to An Phoblacht’s MARK MOLONEY about his forthcoming book on how the Fenians brought a new form of warfare to the streets of 1880s Britain Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine

AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:

  • The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
  • It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
  • There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.

Buy An Phoblacht magazine here

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A treasure trove of Irish political and social history

1 September 2013

THE IRISH NATION will forever owe a debt of gratitude to Jackie Clarke.

A Ballina-based fish merchant and lifelong member of Sinn Féin, Jackie amassed one of the most significant private collections of Irish political history in existence.

The huge and all-embracing historical archive is a treasure trove of Irish history packed with artefacts, photographs, books, pamphlets... Free article


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