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8 May 2008 Edition

Crossing the Boyne

8 May 2008

No section of the Irish people owes anything to the memory of either William of Orange or James II, two foreign monarchs waging war for the supremacy of Ireland and Britain at the cost of rivers of Irish blood. The Williamite wars ushered in an era of oppression. In later years the name of King Billy was invoked to justify sectarianism and to cloak the worst excesses of loyalism behind painted banners. 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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