4 November 2012 Edition

Volunteer Diarmuid O’Neill Commemoration

4 November 2012

THE annual Volunteer Diarmuid O’Neill Commemoration, organised by Clonakilty Sinn Féin, was held at Timoleague Cemetery in County Cork on Sunday 23 September, the 16th anniversary of the shooting of the 27-year-old by London Metropolitan Police. Free article

Thomas ‘Tucker’ McCrory, Belfast

4 November 2012

SHORT STRAND stalwart IRA Volunteer Thomas ‘Tucker’ McCrory, who died on 9 August, embodied the spirit of Ballymacarrett. He was at the heart of every major event that engulfed the area over 40 years of struggle and was never found wanting. Free article

Patrick ‘Paddy’ Quinlivan, Limerick City

4 November 2012

LIMERICK CITY lost one of its most stalwart republicans with the death of Paddy Quinlivan on 11 August aged 83. Free article

Sheila McKenna, Monaghan

4 November 2012

THERE was a large turn-out at the funeral of Sinn Féin Monaghan County Councillor Sheila McKenna as people from her beloved Scotstown, Knockatallon and Tydavnet were joined by her many friends and associates from throughout County Monaghan and further afield to pay a fitting tribute to a popular and brave public representative who lost a battle with cancer. Free article

Anthony ‘Dodger’ Morrow, Belfast

4 November 2012

BORN into a family of seven in the early 1960s, Dodger lived for his first few years in the loyalist Rathcoole area of Belfast before the family were intimidated from their home and they moved to Twinbrook in west Belfast. Free article

Ulster Protestants against Carsonism

4 November 2012

BY THE END OF 1913, the campaign against Home Rule for Ireland organised by the Ulster Unionists and their allies in the Conservative and Unionist Party — better known as the Tories — in Britain had reached a crescendo. The Ulster Volunteers had been established as well as a ‘Provisional Government’, which threatened to seize power if Home Rule became law. Free article


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