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Ethna Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post The Incomparable Madge Herron
"Hi Brenda, this is Ethna Herron, also Madge's neice.  I met your father a couple of times, the first time, I think, was at Annie's funeral in Dublin (Annie was sister to Madge, Bridget and my father Connell), and then I think he came…"
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Brenda D'Arcy commented on Colm Herron's blog post The Incomparable Madge Herron
"I would like to get a couple of copies of her book. She's my great Aunt. My grandmother Bridget and Madge are sisters. My father Hugh visited her when she was alive and took her ashes back to Fintown. My email is Brechelsea@gmail.com. "
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Colm Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post The Incomparable Madge Herron
"Great to hear from you Ethna. You told me in Hammersmith that you were planning to go and see as much of the world as you could. I hope it went well. I had a great time looking at the videos. Thanks!  I knew about Patricia's book from…"
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Ethna Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post The Incomparable Madge Herron
"Hi Colm This is Ethna Herron! I well remember the evening we met at the Irish Centre in Hammersmith and glad to see you have continued with your writing. I  hope you and your family are well.   I see you came across the …"
Mar 25
Colm Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post The British Question (And How They Kept Disgracing Themselves)
"Thanks for your comment Patdee (unusual spelling!) Horrendous experience your father had. So terrible. The Brits will never learn. The ruling classes over there are dysfunctional misfits who were almost certainly sodomised in their public schools…"
Mar 6
Patdee Mullarkey commented on Colm Herron's blog post The British Question (And How They Kept Disgracing Themselves)
""But they were also guinea pigs for their reactions were being observed during the so-called Five Techniques that they were subjected to." My Father, who kept up on Ireland, told me about this many years ago when it was happening. As an…"
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The British Question (And How They Kept Disgracing Themselves)

I had decided not to go on the Bloody Sunday march in Derry, my home town, because I was too frightened. I felt I had good cause. Word was that British parachute regiment was to be on duty here that day and I knew they had gone on a prolonged killing spree in Ballymurphy, Belfast, the previous August during…See More
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The British Question (And How They Kept Disgracing Themselves)

I had decided not to go on the Bloody Sunday march in Derry, my home town, because I was too frightened. I felt I had good cause. Word was that British parachute regiment was to be on duty here that day and I knew they had gone on a prolonged killing spree in Ballymurphy, Belfast, the previous August during…See More
Jan 28
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Colm Herron's blog post was featured

The Israeli Occupation: Different Voices

Very recently I heard a young Israeli called Yehuda Shaul being interviewed on Radio Ulster. Yehuda is the co-founder of Breaking the Silence, an organization that aims to expose the harsh realities of the Occupation to fellow Israelis. His words made such a deep impression on me that I made up my mind to put my own thoughts on the…See More
Oct 24, 2017

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The British Question (And How They Kept Disgracing Themselves)

Posted on January 28, 2018 at 10:00am 2 Comments

I had decided not to go on the Bloody Sunday march in Derry, my home town, because I was too frightened. I felt I had good cause. Word was that British parachute regiment was to be on duty here that day and I knew they had gone on a…

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The Israeli Occupation: Different Voices

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Very recently I heard a young Israeli called Yehuda Shaul being interviewed on Radio Ulster. Yehuda is the co-founder of Breaking the Silence, an organization that aims to expose the harsh realities of the Occupation to fellow Israelis. His words made such…

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The Mass Rock

Posted on June 3, 2017 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

One May afternoon a few years ago my wife asked me to come for a walk in the woodland just outside Carndonagh, the Donegal town where she was born. She wanted to show me where she and her friends had played when they were children. By the time we reached the…

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At 1:11pm on August 21, 2016, Claire Fullerton said…

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