" A wealth of information..."

"1169 And Counting is a wealth of information on our Republican past and present , and demonstrates how the Irish political landscape , like that of any nation, will never be a black and white issue..."

(From the ‘e-Thursday’ section of the ‘Business Week’ supplement of the ‘Irish Independent’ , 21st August 2008.)



This blog was listed as one of the 'Finalists' in the '2016 current affairs/politics' category of the Littlewoods Ireland blog awards - but we didn't win the award. But not to worry -thanks to everyone involved for getting us to the final stage of the competition and sure we'll try again the next time!

Saturday, November 03, 2007

EDENTUBBER MARTYRS : 50TH ANNIVERSARY .
Volunteer Paul Smith ,Bessbrook, Co. Armagh.
Volunteer George Keegan,Co. Wexford.
Volunteer Paddy Parle,Co. Wexford.
Volunteer Oliver Craven , Newry, Co. Armagh.
Michael Watters ,Co. Louth , was the owner of the cottage where the tragedy occurred in November 1957.

The Commemoration , at which Ruairí Ó Brádaigh will speak, will be held on Sunday November 4 , 2007 : those attending are asked to assemble at 'The Border Inn' at 2.30pm .
Others may attempt to Honour Ireland's Republican Dead , but not one true Irish Republican entered this Struggle to obtain a position in , and a salary and pension from , Leinster House , Stormont or Westminster . Show your support for those who oppose the sell-outs : march with us on November 4 next.