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Detroit Water Brigade memento from Dublin Sinn Féin councillors

THE Detroit Water Brigade, who travelled more than 4,000 miles from the United States to show solidarity with the Right2Water campaign, were given a special ‘James Connolly connection’ presentation by Sinn Féin. 216 more words

Ireland

Countess Markievicz - The feminist inspiration you've never heard of

On Easter Monday wearing her Citizen’s Army uniform and distinct feathered hat, she nervously placed ammunition in her pistol. Her finger slipped over the trigger and a bullet tore through her bedroom door, the noise reverberating through the empty building like a thunderclap. 1,182 more words

Roger Casement in the 16 Lives series

A BOOK REVIEW by JAMES KING

Angus Mitchell:  Roger Casement, the 16 Lives  Series, The O’Brien Press, Dublin, 2014

ISBN: 9781847172648

RRP €10.39

Readers of Tinteán will be well aware that 2016 marks the centenary of the Irish Easter Rising. 1,260 more words

History

A Thanksgiving Guest Post from Betty

Today’s post is contributed by Betty, a Pink for All Seasons participant, who felt particularly passionate about the history of Irish uprisings while reading Pink III… 1,141 more words

Lauren Willig

Sinead's Rebellious Revolution

Sinead O’Connor is many things. She is a strong woman. She is a talented musician. She imploded her rising career when she tore up a picture of the pope which she was uniquely entitled to do, given her suffering in the Magdalene Laundries. 722 more words

Politics

Thomas Ashe

Thomas Ashe (12th January 1885 – 25th September 1917) was a member of the Gaelic League, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) and a founding member of the Irish Volunteers. 282 more words

1916

Joseph Mary Plunkett

127 years ago today a mighty warrior poet was born. Joseph Mary Plunkett was born in one of the wealthiest parts of Dublin with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth. 861 more words

Ireland