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national / history and heritage / event notice Thursday October 18, 2012 12:12 by Jack Lane   text 3 comments (last - saturday october 20, 2012 18:13)
What was 'Northern Ireland' for? That is a question which has never been considered. This book considers what was established in Northern Ireland and why. The why is important. It had—and continues to have—to do with the handling of the bit of Ireland which broke with the Imperial State: an Ireland which had to cope with seeing a national minority misgoverned across the Border.
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national / history and heritage / event notice Tuesday October 16, 2012 21:20 by Jack Lane
Book Launch of: The Genesis of National Socialism By T. Desmond Williams

The Genesis Of National Socialism is the magnum opus of Thomas Desmond Williams. He wrote it as a student at University College Dublin. A few years later he was made Professor of Modern History at UCD. But he never as Professor issued a work comparable for substance and quality with what he had written as a student read full story / add a comment
The late Bob Doyle
national / history and heritage / event notice Thursday October 11, 2012 10:15 by anarchaeologist   image 1 image
A benefit evening for the second level schools' Spanish Civil War Essay Competition read full story / add a comment
national / history and heritage / news report Tuesday October 09, 2012 16:09 by J Keegan
Public Talk and launch of booklet on the 1913 Alternative Ulster Covenant.

Video of the event at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAof_fzvaIY read full story / add a comment
national / history and heritage / event notice Friday October 05, 2012 13:46 by Jack Lane
BOOK LAUNCH
“IRISH BULLETIN, VOLUME 1”
by Brian Murphy OSB
Hosted by the ‘1916-21 Club’ at the Pearse Centre,
Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin
Friday, 16th November, 8pm.
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national / history and heritage / news report Saturday September 29, 2012 14:54 by Simon McGuinness   text 2 comments (last - monday october 01, 2012 19:52)   image 1 image
Che Guevara's daughter will be attending the All-Ireland final tomorrow supporting Galway. She is a descendant of both the Lynch and Blake tribes of Galway. read full story / add a comment
Rev. JB Armour
antrim / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Wednesday September 26, 2012 14:02 by J Keegan   text 9 comments (last - tuesday april 23, 2013 13:22)   image 1 image
The 28th September 2012 will be the centenary of the Ulster Solemn League and Covenant against Home Rule.

Far less well known is the ‘Alternative Ulster Covenant’, signed in October 1913 by some twelve thousand Protestants from County Antrim in support of Home Rule and against partition.

The Alternative Covenant was written by Rev JB Armour and Roger Casement.

A Public Talk on the Alternative Covenant will be held on 3rd October in the Belvedere Hotel, Denmark Street, Dublin, at 7pm. Speakers to include Rev David Frazer and Bill O'Brien. All Welcome. (See http://www.indymedia.ie/article/102491 )

A historical pamphlet discussing not only the Alternative Covenant but also what James Connolly predicted would be a ‘carnival of reaction’, north and south, will be launched on the night. read full story / add a comment
Rev. JB Armour
dublin / history and heritage / event notice Wednesday September 26, 2012 13:14 by J Keegan   text 1 comment (last - tuesday october 02, 2012 13:58)   image 1 image
Public Talk and launch of pamphlet on the significence of the 1913 Alternative Covenant and the role of progressive Protestantism

Speakers: Rev. David Frazer and Bill O'Brien.
When: Wednesday 3rd October, 7pm
Where: Belvedere Hotel, Denmark Street, Dublin.
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national / history and heritage / other press Monday September 24, 2012 02:24 by Miceal   text 1 comment (last - monday september 24, 2012 02:33)
I hope it does some justice to the man, Frank Morrris is one of those men who deserves more attention and emembrance than he's received.

I originally wrote this short bio as part of a larger research project on Saor Uladh and its Volunteers and ops, any contributions or contact by ex members or their relatives/associates would be greatly appreciated! read full story / add a comment
national / history and heritage / event notice Monday September 17, 2012 14:35 by Andy Storey   1 attached file
Launch of new book - Ireland in the World Order: a History of Uneven Development - by Maurice Coakley on the history of Irish development and under development as viewed through the lens of historical materialism. read full story / add a comment
Body of Harry Loughnane after torture by members of the RIC
national / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Friday September 07, 2012 06:45 by Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc   text 1 comment (last - saturday september 08, 2012 09:09)   image 2 images
Historian Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc examines the decision by former members of the Gardaí & RUC to hold a commemoration in Dublin for the members of the RIC / Black and Tan killed during the War of Independence. read full story / add a comment
'HIstorian Caught in Ambush Row' Justine McCarthy Sunday Times 26 August 2012
cork / history and heritage / other press Monday August 27, 2012 14:03 by Justine McCarthy   text 5 comments (last - monday september 10, 2012 20:40)   image 2 images
A SON of a war of independence veteran has accused a historian of publishing "untrue and unchecked claims" relating to a disputed IRA ambush in which his father participated 92 years ago.

Edward "Ned" Young was the last known survivor of the Kilmichael ambush, when the IRA killed 17 police auxiliaries on November 28, 1920. His son John Young has described as "palpably untrue" assertions made by Dr Eve Morrison about a phone conversation he had with her last month. Morrison's claims appear to contradict an affidavit Young signed five years ago, in which he denied that his father co-operated with a controversial book about the ambush. read full story / add a comment
cork / history and heritage / event notice Sunday August 19, 2012 14:13 by Sports History Ireland   1 attached file
The 8th Annual Conference of Sports History Ireland takes place in University College, Cork on the 15th September. read full story / add a comment
dublin / history and heritage / event notice Wednesday August 01, 2012 21:06 by Michal
A documentary about leaders of the German Red Army Faction and the Japanese Red Army. read full story / add a comment
31st  Annual Hunger Strike Commemoration , Bundoran , Saturday 25th August 2012.
international / history and heritage / event notice Monday July 23, 2012 15:05 by Sharon.   text 33 comments (last - wednesday september 05, 2012 04:59)   image 5 images
Pat Cannon , Dublin  (left) , and Peter McElchar , Donegal.
dublin / history and heritage / event notice Monday July 02, 2012 16:02 by Sharon.   text 34 comments (last - monday july 23, 2012 20:29)   image 1 image
IRA Volunteer Pat Cannon to be remembered in Dublin commemoration. read full story / add a comment
national / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Saturday June 02, 2012 17:58 by jason mcateer   text 1 comment (last - sunday june 03, 2012 21:19)   1 attached file
a rant about the titanic frenzy in northern ireland featuring a critisism of "heritage" and slightly covert sectarianism read full story / add a comment
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national / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Tuesday May 22, 2012 20:51 by Bernardo   image 1 image
In the run up to our 21st birthday celebrations, Anti-Fascist Action Ireland are undertaking a major historical survey of the Irish Far-Right from 1945 – 1991. read full story / add a comment
RSF-organised Wolfe Tone Commemoration : Sunday 10th June 2012.
national / history and heritage / event notice Sunday May 06, 2012 22:26 by Sharon.   text 4 comments (last - monday june 11, 2012 22:15)   image 2 images
Wolfe Tone Commemoration organised by Republican Sinn Féin. read full story / add a comment
dublin / history and heritage / event notice Wednesday May 02, 2012 13:00 by Seamus O'Brogáin
PROGRESSIVE FILM CLUB

Wednesday 9 May, 7 p.m.
Victory Day

Film Show Celebrating the anniversary of the defeat of fascism in Europe Pearse Centre (27 Pearse Street, Dublin). Admission free. (Donations welcome!)
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