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Being Seán.

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Above: A still of Seán and an iconic United Irishman cover. Check out the trailer for the documentary which is being premiered on Tuesday May 15th in the Sugar Club. Tickets available here. Seán Garland is one of the giants of Irish republicanism. As a young man he bore the slain body of the mythologized Sean South after the  Brookeborough raid during the Border Campaign. He led a life that put … Read More

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The Other Republican Congress.

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Republican Congress? No not that farce in the States you numpty. This is all about the 1930’s entity led by the likes of Peadar O’Donnell and Frank Ryan. You might recall hearing something about clashes at a Bodenstown commemoration when its Shankill Branch unfurled a banner reading “Unite Protestant, Catholic and Dissenter to break the connection with Capitalism”. It’s directed by Donal Higgins and you can follow its progress on … Read More