Ireland: Thousands Pay their Respect to Republican Hero

September 18, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE I reported last month on the identification of the remains of Thomas Kent described as the forgotten patriot of the 1916 Easter Rising following an investigation by the National Monuments Service (see link); His State funeral takes

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Challenging The Revisionists Who Try To Re-write Irish History

August 24, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE As we move closer to the centenary commemorations of the Irish 1916 Rising there has been increased interest in the British colonial presence in Ireland. Not least has been the rise of those journalists and academics who have

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Welsh and Scots to Commemorate 1916 Rising

August 21, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE There will be Easter Rising commemorations in North Wales. Following the rising in 1916 many of those detained by the British Army were imprisoned at Frongoch Prisoner of war Camp in Gwynedd. Amongst those imprisoned in the Camp

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