Horse named after Terence MacSwiney wins big race in England
A horse named after Terence MacSwiney has won a race at Doncaster in England a day before the centenary of the former Lord Mayor of Cork’s death.. MacSwiney, owned by Jim Bolger, won the Vertem …


Horse named after Terence MacSwiney wins Group 1 on eve of …
A horse named after Terence MacSwiney won the Group 1 Vertem Futurity Trophy at Doncaster this afternoon on the eve of the former Lord Mayor of Cork’s 100th anniversary. The IRA man died on …


Horse named after Terence MacSwiney wins big race in England
Horse named after Terence MacSwiney wins big race in England Jim Bolger owned MacSwiney victorious a day before centenary of former Lord Mayor of Cork’s death. The Irish Times ~ 15:43 PM GMT October 24, 2020 Girl, 6 …


irishracing.com | News – Well-named Mac Swiney wins
The colt is named after the Irish playwright and politician Terence Macswiney, who died 100 years ago on October 25, 1920 in Brixton prison on hunger strike having been placed there charged with sedition. Manning said: “Jim is very good at naming his horses and this one is very well named, it’s 100 years tomorrow that he died.


history – RootsWeb
During MacSwiney’s long ordeal, the world expressed its shock and dismay with England’s actions towards MacSwiney. The world witnessed MacSwiney’s hunger strike. Press from as close as France to as far away as Afghanistan covered Terence MacSwiney’s hunger strike. One of the presidential candidates in America cabled Lloyd George:


Orr on the double for Weld as Donegal trio win at Leopardstown
Oisin Orr took wins in two races while Luke McAteer and Dylan Browne-McMonagle joined him in the winners’ enclosure. Orr doubled up for trainer Dermot Weld. Orr, the joint champion apprentice jockey in 2019, won the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden on the 4/5 favourite Eylara and then added a narrow win on 7/2 chance Amma Grace in the …


Michael Fitzgerald, Joseph Murphy and Terence MacSwiney
Michael Fitzgerald, Joseph Murphy and Terence MacSwiney IN THE AUTUMN of 1920, at the height of the Tan War, with the IRA engaged in a bitter armed struggle against the British forces of occupation, republicans imprisoned in camps and jails throughout the country intensified their fight to be treated as prisoners of war.


Terence MacSwiney: The life and times of a Cork martyr
In 1981 IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands named MacSwiney as an influence. Today, a community college in Knocknaheeny carries MacSwiney’s name, as does a road, MacSwiney’s Villas, off Blarney St …


Terence MacSwiney: Triumph of blood sacrifice – Independent.ie
Terence MacSwiney wrote these words in a letter to Cathal Brugha on September 30, 1920, the 39th day of his hunger strike. The pain he refers to is that caused by his failure to partake in the …


Full text of “A short memoir of Terence MacSwiney
Full text of “A short memoir of Terence MacSwiney” See other formats …