Tag Archives: Official IRA

Rebel Lives: Volunteer Martin O’Leary – Ballyphehane’s Soldier of the People

In 1971, Ireland was in a flurry of militancy, with the republican movement, despite the recent ’69/’70 split, playing a key part. Both the Official and Provisional wings of the movement played heroic parts in the Civil Rights Movement, opposition … Continue reading

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Rebel Lives: Staff Captain Joe McCann – Revolutionary Socialist Republican

The above image has become one of the most iconic images of the conflict in the north-east of Ireland, not only for what the photo itself captures, but also the story behind it. A guerilla fighter crouched beneath the Starry … Continue reading

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