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"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!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

On Tuesday , 18th August 2009 , a 'Battle Honoured' (Belgian Coast 1914-1915, 'Konigsberg' 1915) British warship , the 'HMS MERSEY' , docked at John Rogerson's Quay , in Dublin. Republican Sinn Féin issued a statement on the unwanted presence of that ship , a protest was organised and, afterwards, a brief report and some photographs regarding the protest were published.

We have recently received some more photographs of the republican protest that was held, which we publish with this post :