Category Archives: Irish History

LPAC Policy Committee Discussion 10 Nov. 2014

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Taoiseach should emulate Albert Reynolds and act on North

There is an urgent need for British and Irish governments to tackle issues bedevilling the political process in the North, writes Gerry Adams (Here is the closing section of the article – read it in full at the Irish Times … Continue reading

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Political process in trouble – Gerry Adams TD

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD in a keynote statement today has warned that the “political process faces its greatest challenge since the Good Friday Agreement negotiations in 1998.” The Sinn Féin leader said: ·        “the anti-Good Friday Agreement axis within unionism, … Continue reading

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Adams slams Bruton remarks on 1916 and asks Taoiseach to ‘clarify position’

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has criticised the suggestion by former Taoiseach and Fine Gael a Leader John Bruton that the 1916 Rising was a mistake. He called on the Taoiseach to clarify his own position and that of … Continue reading

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An historic anti-imperial alliance – Irishman ‘Almirante’ Brown is an Argentinian hero

Admiral William Brown who was born in Foxford, County Mayo on the west coast of Ireland in 1778, is a hero of Argentinian independence and founder of the Argentine Republic’s Navy. The “Almirante”, as he is known, has thousands of … Continue reading

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Paul Hill says Guildford Four were abandoned by Irish governments

[From Irish Central ] An emotional Paul Hill has told Irish radio that previous Irish governments did nothing to support the Guildford Four and others, including the Birmingham Six, in their fight to clear their names. Conlon died in Belfast on … Continue reading

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Gerry Conlin has died, RIP Gerry

Editor’s Note; Paul Hill, Gerry Conlon, Paddy Armstrong and Carole Richardson, known as the Guilford Four, were wrongfully convicted of the Guildford Pub bombings which took place in October 5, 1974. They suffered horrific torture and intimidation and were forced … Continue reading

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