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#OTD in 1920 – Court-martial of Terence MacSwiney, Lord Mayor of Cork for possession of seditious articles and documents.

'One armed man cannot resist a multitude, nor one army conquer countless legions; but not all the armies of all the empires of earth can crush the spirit of one true man. 379 more words

Irish History

#OTD in 1894 – Birth of nationalist revolutionary and politician, Dan Breen, in Grange, Donohill, Co Tipperary.

One of the most famous fighters in the fight for Irish freedom, Dan Breen is born in Co Tipperary. He was an iconic IRA figure in both the War of Independence and also the Civil War. 309 more words

Irish History

RIC Prayer Vigil August 13

Rev. Dr. Tony Larsen will lead a Racine Interfaith Coalition (RIC) Prayer Vigil on Sunday, August 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the alley south of 16th Street between Phillips and Murray Avenues in Racine, for Dashaun Jordan, the 20-year-old man who was shot and killed late Sunday evening while walking home. 15 more words

Social Concerns

#OTD in 1923 – The Civic Guard is renamed the Garda Síochana.

An Garda Síochána (meaning “the Guardian of the Peace”), more commonly referred to as the Gardaí (“Guardians”), is the police force of Ireland. The service is headed by the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána who is appointed by the Irish government. 288 more words

Irish History

X-Plus Gigantic Series GMK Godzilla 2001 Blue Dorsal Fin RIC Gigantic Series Vinyl Figure - $424.99 - Free Shipping!

The legendary King of Monsters back! This legendary monster stands a colossal 15-inch tall and measures an amazing 30-inches in length. This fire-breathing lizard is featured with blue-white dorsal fins, replicating the glow as the monster powers up his radioactive breath. 18 more words

Godzilla Series

#OTD in 1920 – The IRA executes English Army officer Colonel Gerald Bryce Ferguson Smyth in Cork.

The IRA executes English Army officer Colonel Gerald Bryce Ferguson Smyth in Cork. While all British Army personnel were deemed legitimate targets, Smyth’s fate was sealed when he spoke in quite brutal fashion about how Irish citizens were to be treated. 449 more words

Irish History

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