Monthly Archives: February 2016

…I am happy

  The following was submitted to us by a reader of our blog, and a first time writer. Though it is somewhat different to the usual Rebel City posts it is nonetheless a relevant and poignant piece addressing a widespread … Continue reading

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Rebel Music: The Ballad of the Hopeful Voter

A few weeks back I was trying to think up a few anti-government chants and came up with a rather catchy chorus, if I do say so myself, to the tune of the famous Irish rebel song “Go On Home (British … Continue reading

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General Election 2016 – One vote might not change much, but no vote changes everything…..

We here at Rebel City HQ do not place too much faith in parliaments, nor in elections and their potential to really change the lives of the people. However, we do see the benefit of having left/progressive TDannna that use … Continue reading

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Sinn Féin – The perfect party for this rotten little Republic?

Before I start I have to stress, this is neither an exercise in shinner-bashing nor shinner-praising –  it is simply an honest and personal opinion on Sinn Féin, particularly in the 26 counties, and their potential role in any future … Continue reading

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Rebel Lives: Volunteer Denis Spriggs – A rebel, a patriot, a martyr

Denis Spriggs was a volunteer in C Company, 1st Battalion of the IRA’s No.1 Cork Brigade. He lived in Strawberry Hill, just off Blarney St. in the northside of Cork City. Spriggs was a plasterer by trade and was active … Continue reading

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Solidarity to the striking LUAS workers!

From all at Rebel City Writers, we wish to send our unwavering solidarity and support to the LUAS drivers that are currently engaging in a 48 hour work stoppage, which commenced at 4am this morning. The decision to take industrial action, … Continue reading

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Rebel City Media: Welcome To Ireland

The above is a very poignant video uploaded to YouTube recently by community activists from Mahon Says No. The video depicts images of post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and the so-called recovery, aptly appearing over an absolutely beautiful piece of music from … Continue reading

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