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Official Irish Republicanism, 1962 to 1972 By Sean Swan
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A history of the Official Irish Republican movement, from the IRA’s 1962 ceasefire to the Official IRA’s permanent ceasefire in 1972. The civil rights movement, outbreak of violence in... More > August 1969, links with the communist party, Official IRA’s campaign, ceasefire, and developments towards ‘Sinn Fein the Workers’ Party’ are explored. "This book is the first in-depth study of this crucial period in the history of Irish republicanism. Using his unprecedented access to the internal documents of the movement and interviews with key participants Swan’s work will transform our understanding of this transformative period in the history of the movement." Henry Patterson, Author of 'The Politics of Illusion: A Political History of the IRA' and 'Ireland Since 1939'. "There is much fascinating material … and also much good sense." Richard English, Author of 'Armed Struggle, A History of the IRA' and 'Radicals and the Republic: Socialist Republicanism in the Irish Free State'.< Less
Official Irish Republicanism, 1962 to 1972 By Sean Swan
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A history of the Official Irish Republican movement, from the IRA’s 1962 ceasefire to the Official IRA’s permanent ceasefire in 1972. The civil rights movement, the outbreak of violence... More > in August 1969, the Official IRA’s campaign, the ceasefire, and later developments towards ‘Sinn Fein the Workers’ Party’, are explored. "the first in-depth study of this crucial period in the history of Irish republicanism. Using his unprecedented access to the internal documents of the movement and interviews with key participants Swan’s work will transform our understanding of this transformative period in the history of the movement.", Henry Patterson, Author of 'The Politics of Illusion: A Political History of the IRA'. "There is much fascinating material … and also much good sense.", Richard English, Author of 'Armed Struggle, A History of the IRA'.“…an outstanding job teasing out the detail of an incredibly complex process”. Roy Johnston< Less
Volume 1581, Chronology of Provisional Irish Republican Army actions (2000-2010) --- Chroogomphus rutilus By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 1581, Chronology of Provisional Irish Republican Army actions (2000-2010)---Chroogomphus rutilus Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human... More > knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Scairt Amach/Shout Out, Irish Republican Prisoners' Art By Sandy Carlson
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These are the proofs of photos of Irish Republican prisoners' art from the 1970s through the early 1990s. These photos and the text formed Scairt Amach/Shout Out, Irish Republican Prisoners' Art, a... More > photo exhibit I displayed at Western Connecticut State Univerity in Danbury as well as at other venues. The exhibit is now part of the political collection of the Linen Hall Library in Belfast, Northern Ireland.< Less
Volume 1580, Chronological list of saints and blesseds in the 21st century --- Chronology of Provisional Irish Republican Army actions (1990–99) By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 1580, Chronological list of saints and blesseds in the 21st century---Chronology of Provisional Irish Republican Army actions (1990–99) Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian... More > visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
The Irish Terrorist: A Novel By T J Mack
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Ireland has been occupied by the military force of England for centuries, and rebellions are just a fact of life. But things take a turn for the worse in 1972, in Northern Ireland, when... More > demonstrations and peace marches end with English paratroopers firing on the crowd and senselessly killing thirteen people in what becomes known as Bloody Sunday. The violence leads many to join the ranks of the Irish Republican Army—including cousins Jack Danaher and Sean Curran, who carry out their missions with will and determination. In the past, many survivors of The Great Famine would leave for distant shores. Those who remained would drive a Fenian uprising and leave their descendants to continue the fight toward Irish independence. But sides were taken and alliances formed. Loyalists and Republicans engage in clandestine planning and continue a war that seemingly has no end in sight, but one side may take the upper hand in The Irish Terrorist.< Less
The Irish Terrorist: A Novel By T J Mack
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Ireland has been occupied by the military force of England for centuries, and rebellions are just a fact of life. But things take a turn for the worse in 1972, in Northern Ireland, when... More > demonstrations and peace marches end with English paratroopers firing on the crowd and senselessly killing thirteen people in what becomes known as Bloody Sunday. The violence leads many to join the ranks of the Irish Republican Army—including cousins Jack Danaher and Sean Curran, who carry out their missions with will and determination. In the past, many survivors of The Great Famine would leave for distant shores. Those who remained would drive a Fenian uprising and leave their descendants to continue the fight toward Irish independence. But sides were taken and alliances formed. Loyalists and Republicans engage in clandestine planning and continue a war that seemingly has no end in sight, but one side may take the upper hand in The Irish Terrorist.< Less
Napper Tandy, a forgotten Irish hero By Brian Igoe
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The Last Invasion of Ireland was in 1798. It was led not by a Frenchman, but a Dubliner He was born in Dublin around 1740, the son of an ironmonger. He was Secretary of the Dublin branch of the... More > United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found and whom he then went on to represent in America for five years after they were proscribed in 1792. He played a central part in the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was the lynchpin in the events which led to the Peace of Amiens between England and France in October, 1801. He was sentenced to death by the English, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom and fame which came to others like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. He was a Brigadier General in the French Republican Army, and received both salary and pension as such until the day he died, August 24th.,1803, in Bordeaux. His name was Napper Tandy.< Less
Principles Of Freedom: A Treatise On Irish Just War Theory By Terence MacSwiney
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This book examines the Irish Republican definition of human freedom and Just War. It is a series of meditations on human freedom - what it is, what forms it takes and what rights every human and... More > nation has both to freedom and to the defense of their freedoms. Terence MacSwiney was Lord Mayor of Cork City and a leader in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War For Independence. Imprisoned by the British, he died on Hunger Strike.< Less
The Case Of The Shattered Shamrock By Rick Fontes
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The banner headline reads "PROVOS GO AIRBORNE' when Rick Moreno becomes embroiled in yet another complicated, danger-filled adventure far from his Houston home. A quick trip to the Canadian... More > Maritimes to pose as an active engineer on behalf of a kit airplane manufacturing scheme leads him to an involvement with the Provisional Irish Republican Army. Before his sojourn in Ireland draws to a close Rick Moreno finds himself a participant in one of the most daring raids ever carried out by the PIRA in the entire history of the decades long struggle for Irish independence.< Less