Tribute To Ireland’s Hunger Strike Martyrs

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 […]

Give My Head Peace – Series 6 – Intimidation

As bad as the conflict in the Occupied Six Counties of Ireland was (and is), there was always a dark sense of humour to accompany the violence. Such an approach is a coping mechanism in face of trauma. It often means that local people will laugh at things while others might find such behaviour wholly […]

Introduction To United Irishmen Rebellion Of 1798

The Rising of 1798 was a heady rebellion in Ireland that created a framework for Irish Republicanism and the wars that followed. Founded by protestants in Belfast, the Republican United Irishmen sought to remove sectarianism from Irish society. They elicited help from Napoleon who sent ships and troops but they arrived on the west coast […]

Fenian Brotherhood – North American Solidarity And War With Canada

The Fenian Brotherhood was a revolutionary organisation founded in the USA in 1858 by John O’Mahony. His comrade, James Stephens, who was on the European mainland at that time, returned to Ireland to found the sister organisation of the Fenians, known as the Irish Republican Brotherhood. In the US, the Fenians decided to apply pressure […]

IRA T.V. Interview

In this clip, members of the PIRA speak with a French documentary crew about Republican tactics, and approach, to fighting the war against colonialism in the Occupied Six Counties (OSC) of Ireland. Given the political mess that currently exists in the OSC, tough questions are being as to whether or not the only thing that […]

Gerry Adams And The Loughgall Ambush

I wonder what the various shades of Republicanism will make of the latest ‘rumours’ surrounding Gerry Adams and the SAS ambush of IRA volunteers at Loughgall in 1987? – If you care, give it a share –