" 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...!


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.