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    'Them Poor Irish Lads' in Pennsylvania

    Breandán Mac Suibhne
    The late nineteenth and early twentieth century in America was a time of great confrontation between workers and bosses over wages, working conditions and unionisation. In these circumstances there grew up in the Pennsylvania coalfields a secret militant organisation with close ties to the Irish community.
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    No Partition, No Planning, No Poverty

    Breandán Mac Suibhne
    No Partition, No Planning, No Poverty
    Some old familiars are to be encountered in a historical geography of Donegal, but it is more surprising what is not encountered.
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    The Lion and the Haunted House

    Breandán Mac Suibhne
    Derryman Alec Foster was a great rugby player, a noted traditional singer and a highly regarded teacher, a left-wing republican and a founding member of the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement. He was also connected to a troublesome ghost.
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    A Jig in the Poorhouse

    Breandán Mac Suibhne
    A quarter of a century ago it was stated that no serious academic historian takes seriously any more the claim of genocide in relation to Britain’s role in the Famine. It may be time to debate that assertion again.
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