Republican Prisoners

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Executions During The Irish Civil War - Unofficial Killings - The Ballyseedy Massacre and Its Aftermath
... a series of notorious incidents in Kerry, where 23 republican prisoners were killed in the field (and another 5 judicially executed) in a period of just four weeks ... Free State soldiers were killed by a booby trap bomb while searching a republican dug out at the village of Knocknagoshel, county Kerry, on 6 March ... The next day, the local Free State commander authorised the use of Republican prisoners to clear mined roads ...
Gormanston Camp - Internment Camp
... An Internment camp was then built in Gormanston to house the vast numbers of Republican prisoners that were captured by the Free State ... The first prisoners to be interned in the camp arrived on September 9, 1922 and there were about 1,000 Republican prisoners interned there, the internees included Oscar Traynor who was made O/C by the ... on May 24, 1923, the Free State continued to hold over 12,000 Republican prisoners as hostages throughout Ireland to ensure hostilities did not break out again ...
Irish Civil War - Course of The War - Atrocities and Executions
... The Free State began executing Republican prisoners on 17 November 1922, when five IRA men were shot by firing squad ... after Hales' killing, four prominent Republicans (one from each province), who had been held since the first week of the war—Rory O'Connor, Liam Mellows, Richard Barrett and Joe McKelvey — were executed in ... The most notorious example of this occurred at Ballyseedy, where nine Republican prisoners were tied to a landmine, which was detonated, killing eight and only leaving one, Stephen Fuller, who was blown clear by ...
Concerned Group For Republican Prisoners
... The Concerned Group for Republican Prisoners (CGRP) was an Irish republican prisoners' support group ... on September 10, 2005 as the result of an internal dispute within the ranks of Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA) prisoners being held at Portlaoise Prison ... That dispute led to a number of CIRA prisoners to leave the organisation ...
Laurence Mc Keown - Freedom
... the mid-1990s he co-founded the Belfast Film Festival, and has written two books about republican prisoners in the Maze Prison–Nor Meekly Serve My Time The H-Block Struggle 1976-1981 (co-wr ... Officer for Coiste na n-Iarchimí, an umbrella organisation of republican ex-prisoners groups ...

Famous quotes containing the words prisoners and/or republican:

    Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    The Republican form of government is the highest form of government; but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature—a type nowhere at present existing.
    Herbert Spencer (1820–1903)