Originally posted on Rebel Voice:
This piece of verse comments upon the major occurrences of the poet’s life. It moves in a cryptic manner through global events coming to rest upon the tragedies that marked his life more fully than the others. “The Ten” refers to the Irish hunger strikers who were martyred in the…
As will be seen from the following presentation, the tactic of hunger strike has been employed by Irish Republicans since the beginning of the 20th century. Irish martyrs first died on hunger strike in their fight against the British Occupation of Ireland just after the Easter Rising of 1916. Thomas Ashe perished in this way […]
This rousing song was written by Bobby Sands, one of the greatest ever to have lain down his life for Ireland. Rebel Voice wonders just how much Ireland has lost out on with the passing of Sands. He wasn’t just a brave revolutionary, he was also a fine poet and song writer. Our nation lost […]
It’s interesting to hear how the Establishment politicians of the day were at pains to condemn the killing of the ruthless Unionist terrorist, Billy Wright. It was long suspected that the King Rat, as he became known, was an agent for the colonial forces of the British state. He was believed to have been assisted […]
This beautiful song was written by the Irish revolutionary and martyr, Bobby Sands. The lyrics are among the best to be found in any Rebel Song. Rebel Voice highly recommends this song.
This fine ballad from Christy Moore is a firm favourite among Irish Republicans around the globe.
This moving footage has some insightful family photos of Francis Hughes as a child. It’s a deserved tribute to a great Irish revolutionary.