#OTD in 1981 – Day 8 | Bobby Sands recorded his diary for the first seventeen days of his hunger strike in which he detailed his thoughts and feelings on the momentous task that lay ahead of him. — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

Bobby Sands was one of the greatest of Irishmen. He was a Republican, Socialist, poet, songwriter, Gaelic speaker, warrior and, sadly, martyr. He died on 5th May, 1981 aged 27. His birthday is on the 9th March. He is a hero for Rebel Voice. In a few hours time I shall be twenty-seven grand years […]

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 […]

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, […]

Zionism, Unionism, and their slow learners

As I browse both newspapers and online platforms, I am regularly saddened to see confused contributions from certain obtuse individuals in relation to the humanitarian crisis in Palestine. I suspect that each of this small handful of Ulster Unionist commentators will have a complete and unrelenting command of ‘The Sash’. This aspect of their character […]

Irish News – Pattern Of Right-wing Editorials?

The following letter to the Irish News paper, in the Occupied Six Counties of Ireland, was not published. The paper has a reputation for refusing to publish any letters that criticize editorial content. Such insecurities should be exposed. It is also a paper with strong links to the Catholic Church, which has always been (insofar […]

 Stormont is a busted flush

Stormont is a busted flush. Elections will not change that. A new Assembly will hobble and limp until further collapse. The anachronistic DUP are not ready for equality with Nationalism, nor do they appear to be overly concerned with the welfare of the Unionist working class, who appear to be overly concerned with their ‘flegs […]