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Raymond McCreesh and Patsy O’Hara – Died on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh, 21 May 1981

20 May 2022

THURSDAY, 21 MAY 1981, witnessed the deaths of two more Hunger Strikers. Raymond McCreesh passed away at 2:30am. That evening, Patsy O’Hara died. The deaths of Raymond and Patsy – who had started the strike on the same day, died on the same day and were born within a fortnight of each other in February 1957 – marked a critical escalation in the prison struggle as well as the struggle outside the prisons walls. Free article

The 1916 Proclamation

16 April 2022

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising – First published in Éiri amach na Cásca, The Easter Rising 1916, by Republican Publications, April 1986 Free article

1916 Chronology of events

16 April 2022

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising - First published in Éiri amach na Cásca, The Easter Rising 1916, by Republican Publications, April 1986 Free article

The vision of 1916 remains our reference point for the new Ireland – Declan Kearney

15 April 2022

Declan Kearney has said the vision of 1916 remains our reference point for the new Ireland. Free article

IRA occupation of the Four Courts

14 April 2022

100 years ago on 14 April 1922 the anti-Treaty IRA occupied the Four Courts in the centre of Dublin. The pro-Treaty Free State Army, then being built up, had already occupied evacuated British Army barracks in the capital, including Beggars Bush which they made their headquarters. Free article

Easter 2022 Commemorations and Speakers

11 April 2022

This coming weekend, Republicans will gather at various locations across the island of Ireland for this years Easter Commemorations. Here you can find details for all commemorations such as times, locations and main speakers. Free article

The fall of Stormont 1972 

28 March 2022

After over five decades in existence with its in-built Unionist majority, described by its founder James Craig as “a Protestant parliament and a Protestant state”, the Parliament of ‘Northern Ireland’ at Stormont reached the point of collapse at the end of March 1972. Free article

The IRA Convention of March 1922

25 March 2022

The period after the narrow Dáil vote in favour of the Treaty in January 1922 saw division between the pro and anti-Treaty sides widening but also many efforts to maintain unity and to prevent armed conflict. Free article

‘An incredible Read’ Jim McVeigh’s 'Stolen Faith' reviewed

25 March 2022

‘A powerful read and a fitting testament to all those who suffered at the hands of the State and Church in their horrific institutions’. Kathleen Function reviews Jim McVeigh’s 'Stolen Faith'. Free article

DUP stance on Assembly Executive hurting unionist families

24 March 2022

With just six weeks to the Assembly election the DUP are putting electoral concerns ahead of supporting tens of thousands of vulnerable children Free article

Orange state terror - the Cromwell Club

23 March 2022

One hundred years ago the new state of ‘Northern Ireland’ was being consolidated by the Unionist Party, the Orange Order and the British crown forces by means of sectarian terror against the non-unionist population, especially in Belfast. Free article

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