" 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.)

IRISH BLOG AWARDS 2017 - we made it to the finalists page last year but never got to the stage :- ( 'cause not enough of ye feckers out there voted for us! So we're gonna give ya a second chance - the blog awards this year will be held on Thursday, October 5th (2017) in The Academy, Middle Abbey Street, in Dublin city centre, and we would appreciate if you could keep an eye here and give us a vote when ya can. Or else we'll get our 'Junior' to put up a pay wall and then ye will be sorry...!

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


Dáithi Ó Conaill Commemoration , Friday, January 1st 2010 (New Year's Day) : Assemble at the Gates Of Glasnevin Cemetery , Dublin , at 12.45pm . Main Speaker - RSF President Des Dalton.

Seán Sabhat Commemoration , Sunday, January 3rd 2010 : Assemble at Bedford Row , Limerick at 1.45pm for Parade to Mount St Lawrence Cemetery. Main Speaker - Cathleen Knowles McGurk.

Feargal Ó hAnnluain Commemoration, Sunday January 10th 2010 : Assemble at the Cathedral , Monaghan, at 2pm , for the Parade to Latlurgan Cemetery. Main Speaker - Des Dalton.