" 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 - ooops! It seems that our entry application was "not completed in time to be considered.." (?) and, as such, we are not now in the running. But we wish all the best to the successful entrants and to the organisers, and we hope all goes well for them on the day!

Thursday, December 30, 2010


Dáithi Ó Conaill Commemoration : New Year's Day , Saturday 1st January 2011 : those attending will form up at the main gates of Glasnevin Cemetery , Dublin, at 12.45PM.

Seán Sabhat Commemoration : Sunday January 2nd , 2011 - those attending will form up on the city side of Limerick Prison (outside the 'Horse and Hound' pub) at 12.30pm , for the march to Mount Saint Laurence Cemetery. The main oration will be delivered by RSF Patron , Ruairi Ó Brádaigh.

"I'm gonna have to knee this swimmer into the water...!"

"They might forget about me if I can hide behind this Jeep.....!"

There are more CABHAIR Swim pics 'out there' , and we are trying to round them up for publication on this blog : hopefully , over the next few days , we will do so , as all concerned deserve whatever publicity they can get for the trojan effort they put in on Christmas Day , at the side of - and in! - the snowy and icy Grand Canal in Inchicore!
Thanks for reading ,