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Rape, Republicanism and Revenge

A Belfast woman, Maíría Cahill, whose great-uncle Joe Cahill helped form the Provisional IRA in 1969, has claimed in a BBC programme that she was attacked and sexually abused by a much older IRA man from the age of 16 for a period of 12 months in 1997. 1,610 more words

The State

IRA One-Rollover-Per-Year Rule Beginning January 1, 2015

The IRS recently announced (announcement 2014-15) that beginning as early as January 1, 2015, taxpayers can make only one rollover from an IRA to another (or the same) IRA in any 12-month period, regardless of the number of IRAs they own. 270 more words


Who Was Mr. Leonard?

41 years ago on Halloween a mysterious American man named “Mr. Leonard” pulled off a serious trick. He hired a helicopter for an ‘Aerial Photo shoot’ in Ireland. 403 more words


A Place To Hide

I read this book about a year back in a RD Condensed Edition and it proved to be an extremely engaging read.

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IRA Helicopter Escape from Mountjoy - Larry Mullen - Two Irish Medal of Honor Recipients

October 31: TODAY in Irish History:

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Snippets of Irish History by Conor Cunneen IrishmanSpeaks 

Conor is a Chicago based Motivational Humorous Business Speaker, Author and History buff. 767 more words

1973 - Mountjoy Prison Helicopter Escape. Three Provisional Irish Republican Army members escape from Mountjoy Prison, Dublin after a hijacked helicopter landed in the exercise yard.

Three Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) volunteers escaped from Mountjoy Prison in Dublin, aboard a hijacked Alouette II helicopter. Irish prison guards are not armed. It was a brilliantly audacious escapade by the IRA and generated intense embarrassment for the government but wonderful PR for the IRA. 40 more words

Irish History

FOREST ROW Freestyle

Forest Row
Give us new flow
Help me flying slow
Here near the road
in our house: the 3 crowns

En mi interior nace un pequeño fuego… 142 more words