The Great O’Neill by Seán Ó Faolain Aedh Ruadh Ó Néill, or as he was better known in English, Red Hugh O Neill, was the last of the mighty chieftains who ruled Gaelic Ireland from the earliest times. These powerful aristocrats devised a precarious system of rule on the Emerald Isle that lasted for well […]
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Cúchulainn is known as the Hound of Ulster. He is regarded as the greatest of the ancient heroes of Ireland. He broke women’s hearts and he broke his enemies heads. He roamed the land and, in a Perseus kinda way, got into many adventures and scrapes. He travelled to Scotland…
The first Dungannon Convention of the Ulster Volunteers on February 15, 1782 calls for an independent Irish parliament. This is the parliament that Henry Grattan also campaigns for and later becomes known as “Grattan’s parliament.” The Irish Volunteers are a part-time military force whose original purpose is to guard against invasion and to preserve law […] […]
Here is a short piece of verse from the renowned Irish poet and Nobel Prize winner. The Valleys Of The Black Pig The dews drop slowly and dreams gather: unknown spears Suddenly hurtle before my dream-awakened eyes, And then the clash of fallen horsemen and the cries Of unknown perishing armies beat about my ears. […]
In this narration, the lovable rogue, Ronnie Drew, takes us through the beautiful and haunting story of Deidre of the Sorrows. This is another one the most popular tales to be found in ancient Irish mythology. – If you enjoyed this, please share –
Here we have the roguish Dubliner, Ronnie Drew, narrating the wonderful myth of the Brown Bull of Cooley. This story features the greatest of all Irish warriors of legend, Cúchulainn. The many sites where this story is set can still be viewed today in Ulster, approximately 2000 years after the events took place. – If […]
This is a short feature about the greatest of Irish heroes, the Ulsterman known as Cú Chulainn (Hound of Culann). His life was a fascinating sequence of action, adventure and romance little known outside the bounds of the Emerald Isle, and not well enough known within. From the tough little boy, Setanta, to the most […]
Cúchulainn is known as the Hound of Ulster. He is regarded as the greatest of the ancient heroes of Ireland. He broke women’s hearts and he broke his enemies heads. He roamed the land and, in a Perseus kinda way, got into many adventures and scrapes. He travelled to Scotland for a spot of loving […]
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With the inevitable and continuing failures of the Stormont Executive, and the resultant debate surrounding political arrangements for the Occupied Six Counties, Rebel Voice wishes to publicly weigh in with a suggestion regarding the future of this beautiful part of Ireland. Whilst many of the ideas that have already been presented…
This photo shows the statue of Edward Carson, a leader and hero of Unionism. Although Carson was from Dublin and of Scottish stock, he was the first signatory of the ‘Ulster Covenant’ on Sunday 28th September, 1912, which pledged to resist Home Rule by ‘all means necessary’. Carson also created the Ulster Volunteers who are […]
This is a timely musical reminder of the resistance of the people of Portadown and especially Obin St. which fought for freedom from Orange abuse and oppression, and emerged victorious.
So has anyone forgotten the wacko shown in this video clip? This is what passes for a ‘hero’ in Unionism. The next thing we know, Nelson McCausland will be wearing a cape and flying over Ballymena saving Ulster-Scots ducks.