" 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!

Monday, January 25, 2016

A CHANCE MEETING IN A QUIET DUBLIN SUBURB...

"MORE EXECUTIONS!" , HE SAID. AND THERE WAS...

This Free State Minister publicly called for more IRA men to be executed and, a few years later - in a chance meeting - he was approached by IRA men who didn't ask him to repeat himself....500,000 more reasons to vote 'NOTA' in the up-coming FS general election....HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs, Du Cane Road, London and HM Prison Albany, Newport , Isle of Wright and HM Prison Parkhurst, Newport, Isle of Wright - names and numbers from the early 1980's.....

MORE on Wednesday 27th January 2016.