Ruairí Ó Brádaigh Radio Interview (1998)

Ireland has produced many notable political leaders over the years. Ruairí Ó Brádaigh was one of them. Born in Longford in 1932, Ó Brádaigh was from a strong Republican family, his father Matt having been an IRA volunteer who was wounded in action. Ruairí held the position of Chief of Staff of the IRA from […]

Irish Song Of Freedom – Only Our Rivers Run Free

This haunting melody, performed here by Christy Moore, was written by Micky MacConnell (pictured in cover photo) from Fermanagh in the Occupied Six Counties Of Ireland (OSC). The lyrics lament the bondage of colonialism that Ireland has endured for too long. Only Our Rivers Run Free is one of the most popular ballads to be heard […]

The Rebel – Pádraig Pearse Poem

The following is a famous poem by Pádraig Pearse, one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. Pearse was executed by the British colonial authorities after the failed rebellion. His death, and those of others who perished with him, inspired a mulitude to rise up and fight for Irish freedom. That fight […]

Irish Photos Of Modern Conflict

This is a fine assortment of photographs from the war fought between militant Irish Republicans and the British forces and their proxies in the Occupied Six Counties (OSC). The pictures show militant Republicans, as well as British squaddies and their friends and allies among the terrorists of Unionist paramilitarism. – If you care, give it […]

Declan Hunt – The West’s Asleep

The lyrics of this fine ballad will be stirring to all with rebel blood in their veins. It is based on the poem by Thomas Davis. The audio follows the lyrics. The West’s Asleep When all beside a vigil keep, The West’s asleep, the West’s asleep – Alas! and well may Éireann weep When Connacht […]

Declan Hunt – Bold Robert Emmet

This ballad is about the Irish rebel, Robert Emmet who launched a failed uprising in 1803. Emmet was a protestant Republican who succeeded in getting the support of Napoleon for the United Irishmen rebellion of 1798. It was too little, too late. Robert Emmet was hung and then beheaded on 20th September, 1803. Confusion still […]