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Writing the Troubles Workshop 2017

By Thomas Dolan –

The incursion of Arlene Foster, the DUP and, by extension Sinn Féin, back onto the centre-stage of British politics has produced an upsurge of interest in the political situation in Northern Ireland reminiscent of the darker days of its long-running conflict. 1,121 more words

INLA Tribute Collection

This montage shows imagery concerning the militant Irish Socialist Republican organisation, the INLA.

(some of the images are of poor quality)

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Weeping Winds by Bobby Sands

Bobby Sands was an Irish revolutionary, Gaeilgeoir, song writer and poet who died on 5th May, 1981 after 66 days on hunger strike. He was 27 years old. 252 more words


Song: "The Great Mandella", Peter, Paul and Mary, 1967

Listener Beware! Uh… all I really got is that the song only gets louder and more discordant. If you’re not paying attention, it’s really jarring, and that’s basically the story of how this post came to be. 777 more words


Bobby Sands - McIllhatton

This rousing song was written by Bobby Sands, one of the greatest ever to have lain down his life for Ireland. Rebel Voice wonders just how much Ireland has lost out on with the passing of Sands. 25 more words

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Bobby Sands - Back Home In Derry

This beautiful song was written by the Irish revolutionary and martyr, Bobby Sands. The lyrics are among the best to be found in any Rebel Song. 6 more words

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The Boy From Tamlaghtduff

This fine ballad from Christy Moore is a firm favourite among Irish Republicans around the globe.

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