" 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!

Monday, August 03, 2015



Stormont minister declares that he supports the use of armed struggle in the Six Counties, as he attempts to honour a man who fought against, not for , the continuance of British rule in Ireland. Also, we mention the members of an Irish organisation that were jailed by the British for a period of more than 4,000 years. Plus, we refer to an event in Dublin when one anti-republican organisation bombed another anti-republican organisation in a quiet, up-market Dublin suburb and we reflect on what happened to a Cavan-connected army man who couldn't placate the natives, unlike the two political fakes we name who placated each other, and some of the natives, to perpetuate each others fraud. And, finally, we publish the words (and a pic) of the "new Proclamation' as envisaged by a well-placed Blueshirt...

Check back with us here on Wednesday, 5th August 2015!

Thanks for reading, Sharon.