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8 November 2007 Edition

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8 November 2007

This week we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the tragic deaths of five republicans at Edentubber. It is often claimed by anti-republican commentators that the anti-Partition rhetoric of the 26-County politicians was a key factor in motivating young men to take up armed struggle and join the IRA's campaign of the 1950s. A closer reading of the facts, especially what republicans were saying, would lead to a different conclusion. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine


  • Don't miss your chance to get the second edition of the 2019 magazine, published to coincide with Easter Week
  • This special edition which focuses on Irish Unity, features articles by Pearse Doherty, Dr Thomas Paul and Martina Anderson.
  • Pearse sets out the argument for an United Ireland Economy whilst Pat Sheehan makes the case for a universally free all-island health service.
  • Other articles include, ‘Ceist teanga in Éirinn Aontaithe’, ‘Getting to a new Ireland’ and ‘Ireland 1918-22: The people’s revolution’.

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