#OnThisDay 21st of August 1984, a group of partners and children of striking miners visited Tallaght during the miners’ strike in Britain. The week-long trip was organised by the Tallaght Committee to Support Mine Workers, to give striking workers’ families a holiday.
Published #OnThisDay 15th August 1969, a statement from the IRA in the immediate aftermath of the Battle of the Bogside.
It calls for the disarming of the B Specials, withdrawal of British Troops and a UN-supervised all-Ireland election. It also rejects calls from some for the suspension of Stormont and introduction of direct Westminster rule.