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Thomas Ashe

Thomas Ashe was a teacher, a piper, an Irish language enthusiast, a soldier, a devout man of faith and one of the pioneers of the modern Republican Hunger Strike. 582 more words


In Eamonn Ceannt park, Dublin :)

This the park where I spend many mornings since moving to Dublin :)

It is a lovely green area with many sports fields for humans and animals to use. 81 more words


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


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


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