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Murder by the throat Edward J Bourke

    Murder by the throat   Espionage, Assassination, Collaboration and Execution during the Irish War of Independence, 1916-1921 Edward J Bourke       Published March 2020 Inquiries pending bookshop reopening and distribution Retail price €20  inc post from 33 Rushbrook Dublin 15 D15HDE7 ISBN 978 09523027 4 2         [...]

By |2020-05-29T07:02:20+00:00May 29th, 2020|Irish War of Independence Book Reviews|0 Comments

Irish Famine Myth-Letter To The Editor of the Irish Echo

To The Editor; With the online issue of the Irish Echo of Friday 15 May 2020, I was amazed to read of the “National Famine Commemoration set for Sunday” 17 May, and see the smiling face of Professor Christine Kinealy, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut. In the announcement the word “Famine” was extraordinarily used 16 times. [...]

By |2020-05-25T17:58:33+00:00May 25th, 2020|Commemorative Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Frank Busteed, his family , and current Revisionism of the Irish Revolution

By Brian O’ Donoghue. (B.A. Honours Degree History , B.A. Degree Sociology from. U.C.C.)   Brothers -   Frank Busteed’s two older brothers , Jack (John), and Bill (William) were both in the British Army in  World War 1 ; in the Royal Engineers(since 1911). At that time they had left their paternal grandmother Margaret’s farm [...]

By |2020-03-31T16:11:21+00:00March 31st, 2020|An Irish Volunteers History 1913-1922|0 Comments


GEORGE LENNON: WATERFORD  REBEL By Ivan Lennon     Dungarvan’s George Gerard Lennon (1900-1991) of O’Connell  Street, Western Terrace (circa 1915) and Mitchell Terrace (1936)  had a noteworthy revolutionary career encompassing some 17 engagements against enemy forces in Waterford, Limerick and Cork: a  14 year old “adjutant” in the newly formed Dungarvan Volunteers; as a [...]

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