Anphoblacht

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 12:45:10 +0100
Sligo’s Noble Six
By mid-September 1922 the Republican forces were on the retreat throughout Ireland and were reverting to rural guerrilla tactics while the Free State controlled the cities and towns.

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 20:59:53 +0100
British government demonstrates no regard for victims and survivors with Legacy Bill
Legacy, victims and dealing with the past has been a defining political issue from the Good Friday Agreement (1998).  However, it wasn’t until the negotiations at Stormont House (2014) that a comprehensive approach, and architecture, was broadly a...

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 19:55:56 +0100
Free State atrocities begin in Dublin
The day after Michael Collins was shot, Richard Mulcahy, Chief of Staff of the Free State Army, sent a message to his soldiers. He urged them to “stand calmly by your posts” and said: “Let no cruel act of reprisal blemish your bright honour.”...

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 19:55:56 +0100
Free State atrocities begin in Dublin
The day after Michael Collins was shot, Richard Mulcahy, Chief of Staff of the Free State Army, sent a message to his soldiers. He urged them to “stand calmly by your posts” and said: “Let no cruel act of reprisal blemish your bright honour.”...

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 14:07:13 +0100
The death of Michael Devine
August 20 th marks the death of Michael Devine, the 10 th republican hunger striker to die in 1981. Born in Derry, Devine grew up in the tumult of the civil rights protests, internment and Bloody Sunday in January 1972. He died after 60 days on hun...

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 09:17:27 +0100
The tragedy of Michael Collins
We are seeing a deluge of media coverage on the centenary of the death of Michael Collins. This is natural for such a towering figure in our history. It is unfortunate, though, that so much that is said and written about the Treaty and the Civil War ...

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 09:17:27 +0100
The tragedy of Michael Collins
We are seeing a deluge of media coverage on the centenary of the death of Michael Collins. This is natural for such a towering figure in our history. It is unfortunate, though, that so much that is said and written about the Treaty and the Civil War ...

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 13:02:52 +0100
Remembering Kevin O'Reilly
As we mark the 42nd anniversary of the 1981 Hunger Strikes Pauline Tully remembers republican Kevin O'Reilly who died in December, and who over six decades was a key activist and organiser, and was to the forefront of H-Block campaign in Cavan.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 16:16:59 +0100
Albert Kane
Although he was advanced in age, the death of Albert Kane after a relatively short illness, came as a shock to his family, friends and comrades. Their loss was sudden because Albert had remained engaged and active and irrepressible right up to his fi...

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 17:12:07 +0100
Arthur Griffith - a reflection
Arthur Griffith died 100 years ago as the Civil War escalated, a war brought about as a direct result of his decision to sign the Treaty. Griffith’s legacy will forever be defined by that one act.

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