Connolly Was There – Dick Gaughan

This is a strong performance by the Glaswegian giant of folk music in the Celtic Isles. It is prefaced by a short intro to James Connolly, the Irish-Scottish socialist who was executed by British Army firing squad as he was tied to a chair due to his injuries. The Glasgow accent of Gaughan is great […]

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 […]

Roger Casement – Sicko Or Hero?

The following video gives a brief and incomplete introduction into the life of Roger Casement, the Irishman who was a humanitarian and ultimately a martyr for Irish freedom. Unfortunately, Casement is still suspected of having kept diaries, verified by some handwriting experts as his, contested by others, which detailed his paedophilic and pederastic inclinations and […]

UVF – Behind The Mask

UVF – Behind The Mask   by Aaron Edwards This is an in-depth examination of the British Unionist terrorist group known as the Ulster Volunteer Force who carried out a campaign of murder and sectarian violence in the Occupied Six Counties of Ireland over the course of more than 40 years. At time of writing, […]

Comrades – By Eva Gore Booth

Here we have a poem by Eva Gore Booth, sister of the stalwart Irish rebel, Constance Markievicz who fought bravely in the Easter Rising of 1916. The last two lines are particularly poignant.                                  Comrades   The peaceful night that […]