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Monday April 01 2013
01:45 AM

Easter Monday , 1st April 2013 , Dublin Commemoration , GPO.

category dublin | history and heritage | event notice author Monday March 04, 2013 22:09author by Sharon. - Individual. Report this post to the editors

RSF Easter Monday Commemoration 2013.

Easter Monday Commemoration at the GPO , O'Connell Street , Dublin.
RSF Easter Monday 2013 Commemoration , GPO , Dublin , 2pm.
RSF Easter Monday 2013 Commemoration , GPO , Dublin , 2pm.

Hi !

Republican Sinn Féin will hold an Easter Commemoration on Monday , 1st April 2013 at the GPO in Dublin - those attending are asked to assemble at the Garden of Remembrance in Parnell Square at 1.45pm from where the parade will leave to arrive at the GPO for 2pm.

Thanks!
Sharon.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Wed Mar 13, 2013 17:18author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi !

RSF's Dublin Office has prepared 1,600 republican leaflets for distribution at this commemoration - they will be handed out in 'packs' (four leaflets per 'pack') between 1.30pm and 3pm in O'Connell Street on Easter Monday.

Thanks,
Sharon.

A selection of the republican leaflets which will be distributed in Dublin's O'Connell Street on Easter Monday.
A selection of the republican leaflets which will be distributed in Dublin's O'Connell Street on Easter Monday.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Tue Mar 26, 2013 21:16author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi !

RSF Ard Chomhairle member , Cait Trainor (Armagh) will deliver the main oration at the GPO in Dublin on Easter Monday next at the RSF Easter Commemoration. All genuine republicans welcome!

Thanks,
Sharon.

Deansgrange on Easter Sunday and GPO on Easter Monday.
Deansgrange on Easter Sunday and GPO on Easter Monday.

Cait Trainor will deliver the oration at the GPO in Dublin on Easter Monday 2013.
Cait Trainor will deliver the oration at the GPO in Dublin on Easter Monday 2013.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by W. Finnertypublication date Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Question for Sharon (Individual) at Tue Mar 26, 2013 21:16

Although I do not consider myself well informed regarding Republican Sein Fein generally, it nevertheless appears to me that the unification of Ireland is a primary aim of RSF.

Assuming that this is the case, I wonder what RSF think of the idea that one of the best ways to unify Ireland MIGHT be to try and get genuine democratic republicanism working in the "Republic of Ireland" (so called at present) first: by building on the fact, through peaceful and lawful means, that the present SUPREME LAW of the Republic of Ireland contains the following piece of text (which is Article 6.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann):

"All powers of government, legislative, executive and judicial, derive, under God, from the people, whose right it is to designate the rulers of the State and, in final appeal, to decide all questions of national policy, according to the requirements of the common good."

Article 6.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann could, if "the people" of the Republic of Ireland ever became so minded, in significantly large enough numbers, to use peaceful "people power" sensibly -- STARTING AT ANY TIME NOW, AND WITHOUT ANY FURTHER ADO -- for the purpose of producing a genuine democratic republican form for "government of the people, by the people, for the people" in the 26 Counties of Ireland: so that the present 26 County "government of the banksters, by the banksters, for the banksters", which is (as I see things) VERY largely a function, and a product, of our corruption-ridden legal profession (as it is at the present time) in the 26 Counties, and which could -- in theory at least -- be gently replaced: by peaceful and lawful means, through good-quality "people-power" alone?

In connection with the contents of the paragraph immediately above, relating to legal profession corruption in particular, you might wish to take account of certain sections of the Human Rights Ireland e-mail copy sent yesterday to US President Barack Obama (and others) at the following Human Rights Ireland address: http://www.humanrightsireland.com/PresidentBarackObama/...l.htm

Correctly or otherwise, I believe that the results of having a genuine democratic republic in the Twenty-Six Counties might prove to be so good, if a genuine democratic republic could be achieved here -- and sustained in a stable way for some time, as a matter of fact that is -- that the majority of "the people" in the Six Counties of Ireland might soon decide that they also want to have something very similar?

I realise of course that you (as an individual) cannot speak for the RSF Organisation as a whole.

Nevertheless, I would like to learn about your own personal views on the above-mentioned idea for the reunification of Ireland?

Related Link:
"Republicanism, government of the people, by the people, for the people, Article 6.1, Human Rights Ireland ..."
http://tinyurl.com/cwuqyhy

author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Wed Mar 27, 2013 16:08author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi William !

Good to talk to you ; I have been reading your posts on this site with great interest , and want to commend you on your tenacity.

Re being 'better informed' re RSF , this link might be of help to you - http://www.rsf.ie/page1.html .

Whilst not purporting to speak on behalf of RSF , as is understood between us, I myself would baulk at the notion of expecting those in Leinster House to abide by their own 'rulebook' (ie the State Constitution) except in instances when it suits them to do so - and the implementation of Irish republican ideals and objectives would not suit them as, for one thing, their 'sleeveen' conduct and unprincipled methods would not be tolerated in such a society and, despite your trojan efforts to point out to them (and others) the limitations that they are expected to work within - and I hope you continue with those efforts - they have hard enough necks ,deep enough pockets and (for the most part) a compliant mainstream media to ensure that , even though you continually highlight their transgressions, they can afford to ignore you , safe in the knowledge that they can dismiss and/or present you as a 'crank'.

Whatever chance there is of achieving a 32-county genuine democratic Ireland , it will have to be done without the assistance of Leinster House or those ensconced therein, in my opinion.

Anyway , William - I do hope you continue with your work and I sincerely wish you all the best with same. Thanks for taking the time for making your comment - appreciated!

Go raibh maith agat , agus slán go fóill,
Sharon

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by W. Finnertypublication date Thu Mar 28, 2013 13:35author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Sharon,

Many thanks for your reply, which I have found helpful in a number of ways.

I have read the information at the http://www.rsf.ie/page1.html page, and it seems there might be some pretty big differences between my viewpoint, and that of RSF, regarding the following matter:

"Republican Sinn Féin is abstentionist. We do not recognise the legitimacy of the Six or 26-County States in Ireland, both of which were created by acts of the British parliament in Westminster as a denial of the wishes of the Irish people. Therefore, we do not give voluntary recognition to either jurisdiction."

As far as the international community of nations is concerned, and thinking particularly of the many dozens of states around the world who have joined the United Nations since the 1940/50s (including the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), I have always -- since becoming accidently involved in local politics in East Galway in 1998 -- tended to view both the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as legitimate States/Jurisdictions: by virtue of the fact that both have been accepted by the United Nations as such.

Far more importantly perhaps, upon examination (during and after 1998), it became clear to me that there are some vast -- and extremely important differences (as I see things) -- between the Constitution of the Republic of Ireland jurisdiction, and the Constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland jurisdiction: having due regard for the fact that, in both cases, the Constitution is the "SUPREME LAW of the land".

For example, and in so far as I am aware, there is no piece of written text in the Constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which allows "the people" of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to know where they stand exactly, regarding the all important matter of who has the "final" say on "all" matters of "national policy" relating to the "common good" of "the people".

Thanks to Article 6.1 of the Bunreacht na hEireann, and in very sharp contrast to the UK situation, all of "the people" of the Republic of Ireland can very easily point -- without the risk of sensibly being labelled cranks by anybody -- to the following written statement (which, in reality, seems to me to be the core part of the SUPREME LAW of the Republic of Ireland):

"All powers of government, legislative, executive and judicial, derive, under God, from the people, whose right it is to designate the rulers of the State and, in final appeal, to decide all questions of national policy, according to the requirements of the common good."

Consequently, I feel "the people" of the Republic of Ireland have a huge advantage (thanks to Article 6.1) over "the people" of the North of Ireland (Six Counties), when it comes to supporting democratic republicanism, in a way which could reasonably be expected to receive widespread international recognition and support, in the event that such recognition and support was ever needed.

Unfortunately, at the present time, the vast majority of "the people" of the Republic of Ireland still do not seem to be in the slightest bit aware of the legal, Supreme Law, "trump card" they hold in their hands (as individuals). I don't feel "the people" of the Republic of Ireland are to blame for this situation -- not entirely anyway -- because the Article 6.1 statement has never been mentioned (let alone taught) in our schools, as far as I know. Similarly, to this day, in so far as I am aware, regarding the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Republic of Ireland schools do not (at the present time as far as I know) teach people how to protect their individual rights: as individuals.

Nevertheless, and as I see things at least, in recent times the Internet is fast becoming a potentially huge source of help when it comes to finding ways -- for individuals -- to rise above the "major educational system defects" of our schools (as I see them).

While genuinely respecting your own, and the RSF viewpoints, it still seems to me that well-informed "people power", based on the PRESENT SUPREME-LAW RIGHTS of all "the people" of the Republic of Ireland, as very clearly set out in Article 6.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann (the Constitution of the Republic of Ireland), is the best hope of ever achieving a genuine "government of the people, by the people, for the people" form of democratic republicanism on the Island of Ireland.

Kindest regards,

William (Finnerty).

Related Link:
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, Article 6.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann, Chief Justice Susan Denham, Prime Minister Enda Kenny TD, President Michael D Higgins ...
http://tinyurl.com/d79csoq

author by An Drighneán Donn - Páirtí Cummanach na Poblachtapublication date Thu Mar 28, 2013 20:50author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The Republican Movement always holds a fitting commemoration for our noble patriots at the GPO, every Easter Monday. I'm very much looking forward to attending this year, and hear Cait speak.

author by W. Finnertypublication date Fri Mar 29, 2013 09:22author address author phone Report this post to the editors

"It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honoured dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

Related Link:
Unfinished work, great task remaining before us, the people of the Republic of Ireland, Human Rights Ireland ...
http://tinyurl.com/c4q7v8v

author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Fri Mar 29, 2013 14:44author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi again , William !

In an ideal world , William, your points re the State 'rule book' should carry weight, but those in Leinster House seemingly view that 'book' as an 'Irish solution to an Irish problem' ie put your intentions, limitations, 'operating instructions' etc in writing and then promptly ignore same. If same was properly implemented then your point would have more merit, which, ironically, is perhaps the reason why those in that institution will not properly and/or eagerly or voluntarily enforce it. It would tie their hands too much and reduce 'benefits' to them , as they have little or no empathy for those they are supposed to 'serve'.

Re the UN : there are , in my opinion, some questionable members on the UN list and I would be reluctant to use UN membership status as a yardstick of how 'progressive/honest' etc any given country is (see link).
http://www.un.org/en/members/

(And GRMA , An Drighneán Donn, for your favourable comment.)

Thanks,
Sharon.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by W. Finnertypublication date Fri Mar 29, 2013 18:21author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Reply to Sharon at Fri Mar 29, 2013 14:44 ...

"There is only one force in the nation that can be depended upon to keep the government pure and the governors honest, and that is the people themselves. They alone, IF WELL INFORMED, are capable of preventing the corruption of power, and of restoring the nation to its rightful course if it should go astray. They alone are the safest depository of the ultimate powers of government." (Former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson)

If "the people" of the Republic of Ireland keep on allowing their own Government to violate their own Constitution, then "the people" of the Republic of Ireland have to take responsibility for the consequences of their own extremely silly and inept negligence in this regard, do they not?

Both groups are SERIOUSLY in the wrong at the present time in the Republic of Ireland (it seems to me). First, the Government (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial) should not be violating the Constitution. Second, "the people" should not be allowing them to violate it.

Related Link:
How can governments be prevented from committing crime with impunity, Human Rights Ireland ...
http://tinyurl.com/d8jusqr

author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Fri Mar 29, 2013 23:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi William !

" If "the people" of the Republic of Ireland keep on allowing their own Government to violate their own Constitution, then "the people" of the Republic of Ireland have to take responsibility for the consequences of their own extremely silly and inept negligence in this regard, do they not?"
The people in this State are, in my opinion, for the most part, brow-beaten , scared and afraid to challenge 'authority' : they are , again imo, for the most part, a broken people , afraid of the consequences of putting their head above the parapet. Should they be scorned and ignored for not doing so or, perhaps , encouraged to do so ?

"Both groups are SERIOUSLY in the wrong at the present time in the Republic of Ireland (it seems to me). First, the Government (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial) should not be violating the Constitution. Second, "the people" should not be allowing them to violate it. "
I agree with you , for what it's worth. And , as you well know, there is no easy or instant solution to that problem. But that's not to say there is no solution , rather it's just to confirm that I don't believe that those in Leinster House will assist in solving the problem.
We might share a common objective (of sorts) , William, even if don't see 'eye-to-eye' on how to deal with it.

Hear from you later,
Thanks,
Sharon.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by W. Finnertypublication date Sat Mar 30, 2013 08:23author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Reply to Sharon Fri Mar 29, 2013 23:24 ...

I agree with just about everything you have stated.

However, and unlike you perhaps, I believe the PRIMARY cause of the present Republic of Ireland's "government problems" lays with the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Ireland Government: as opposed to the occupants of Leinster House.

ALL members of the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Ireland Government, under the VERY CLEAR WRITTEN LEGAL TERMS of Article 34.5.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann (the SUPREME LAW of the Republic of Ireland), have a legal duty to "uphold the Constitution".

For years now, to my certain knowledge, the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Ireland Government is failing, and failing deliberately -- in major ways -- to fulfil their legal obligations in regard to Article 34.5.1: which is treasonously criminal for them to be doing.

Also, the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Ireland Government continues to criminally fail in their Article 34.5.1 legal duty despite having had the set of problems in question very clearly pointed out to them on several occasions -- over a period of several years -- such as (for example) in the following excerpt from the recent e-mail copied to Chief Justice Susan Denham on March 25th 2013:

'Allowing for Article 6.1 (just above), why have our legal profession -- especially the members of the Judicial Branch of our Government, who are VERY CLEARLY REQUIRED BY LAW, under the terms of Article 34.5.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann, to "uphold the Constitution", not made it their business to make absolutely sure that "the people" of the Republic of Ireland are allowed to have the "final" say (using a national referendum) regarding the bailouts for the Banksters, and their hundreds, and many believe thousands of trillions of Euros/US Dollars of "derivatives" (and such like) of gambling debts: which the Banksters continue to significantly add to, by the week, in a still totally UNREGULATED way (as far as I know)?'

The full text of the March 25th 2013 e-mail, which was addressed primarily to Ban Ki-moon (Secretary-General of the United Nations), can be viewed at:
http://www.humanrightsireland.com/UnitedNations/25March...l.htm

We're talking WILFUL criminal negligence and wrongdoing, involving crime of the most serious kind, being committed -- with impunity -- by the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Ireland Government: and that's the core problem for "the people" of the Republic of Ireland at the present time (in my opinion).

Related Link:
Chief Justice Denham, Unconstitutional Legislation, violations of Article 34.5.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann, Impunity, William Finnerty ...
http://tinyurl.com/cm7yax3

author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Sat Mar 30, 2013 12:11author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi William !

"However, and unlike you perhaps, I believe the PRIMARY cause of the present Republic of Ireland's "government problems" lays with the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Ireland Government: as opposed to the occupants of Leinster House."

In this respect they are one and the same , in my opinion , as they cooperate with each other to their mutual benefit (mostly financial) and it's highly unlikely that 'one' will ever turn on the other. In order to continue with their economic and political rampage they need to keep people frightened and 'in their place' and they are well capable of doing that , as we know.
But they are not invincible.

Thanks,
Sharon.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by W. Finnertypublication date Sat Mar 30, 2013 14:56author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Reply to Sharon at Sat Mar 30, 2013 12:11 ...

I would agree that both groups act as "one and the same" -- more or less -- when it comes to supporting treasonous constitutional crime involving unconstitutional legislation, and unconstitutional government activities.

However, in LAW, there is (I believe) at least one HUGE difference between the two groups, which cannot sensibly be overlooked or trivialised, and it is this:

ALL members of the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Ireland Government have to comply with the "declaration" requirements of Article 34.5.1, Article 34.5.2, and Article 34.5.3, and Article 34.5.4.of Bunreacht na hEireann (the Constitution of the Republic of Ireland), the texts of which are available at:
http://www.taoiseach.gov.ie/attached_files/html%20files...4.htm

As far as I can recall, there is nothing in Bunreacht na hEireann which requires the occupants of Leinster House (i.e. the Republic of Ireland Parliamentarians) to make any such very strong, and very serious declarations and commitments to support the SUPREME LAW of the Republic of Ireland.

"In the presence of Almighty God I, Susan Denham, do solemnly and sincerely promise and declare that I will duly and faithfully and to the best of my knowledge and power execute the office of Chief Justice without fear or favour, affection or ill-will towards any man, and that I will uphold the Constitution and the laws. May God direct and sustain me."

The excerpt just above, which is basically Article 34.5.1 only (just by itself, with Susan Denham's name added), has been copied from an e-mail titled "The Global Threat For Humanity Posed By Unconstitutional Legislation And Activities" which I sent to Chief Justice Susan Denham on November 13th 2011. The full text of the e-mail in question, which was copied to several others, can be viewed at the following www location:
http://www.humanrightsireland.com/ChiefJusticeSusanDenh...l.htm

You may also wish to note that, for the reasons outlined in the e-mail text at the www address just above, and as stated in the title of the e-mail, unconstitutional legislation, and unconstitutional government activities, have, for some time now, become a major threat for the whole of present-day civilisation (such as it is in its present state of development globally), and, possibly a threat for the whole of humanity, and maybe all of "Life on Earth" even: when the ever-present risk of an unconstitutional thermonuclear war starting up (at literally any moment) is taken into account.

It's also worth keeping in mind perhaps that a number of senior lawyers in the United States of America (and elsewhere) believe US President Barack Obama acted unconstitutionally -- and consequently unlawfully, illegally, and criminally -- regarding one or more aspects of the major role he played in the 2011 war in Libya. If interested, further information on this subject at: http://tinyurl.com/c3s36s7

Related Link:
Chief Justice Susan Denham, violations of Article 34.5.1 of Bunreacht na hEireann, unconstitutional law, William Finnerty ...
http://tinyurl.com/bs9nrps

author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Sat Mar 30, 2013 19:38author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi William !

"I would agree that both groups act as "one and the same" -- more or less -- when it comes to supporting treasonous constitutional crime involving unconstitutional legislation, and unconstitutional government activities.
However, in LAW, there is (I believe) at least one HUGE difference between the two groups, which cannot sensibly be overlooked or trivialised, and it is this:
ALL members of the Judicial Branch of the Republic of Ireland Government have to comply with the "declaration" requirements of Article 34.5.1, Article 34.5.2, and Article 34.5.3, and Article 34.5.4.of Bunreacht na hEireann (the Constitution of the Republic of Ireland), the texts of which are available at:
http://www.taoiseach.gov.ie/attached_files/html%20files...4.htm ."


They practically 'own' the law and can interpret it (and have done so) , or bend it , break it etc as suits their needs , so 'overlooking/trivialising' their 'rule book' has become as natural to them as sliding one of their well-thumbed ATM cards into the hole-in-the-wall. State Constitutional 'Articles' are for the little people , William , not for them. That's one of the rewards for allowing themselves to become so morally corrupt , and they are satisfied with the trade-off.

Thanks,
Sharon.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by W. Finnertypublication date Sun Mar 31, 2013 17:38author address author phone Report this post to the editors

With tomorrow's Easter Monday Commemoration of the 1916 Rising in mind, an e-mail sent this afternoon to Mr Ban Ki-moon (United Nations), which was copied to, among others, Ms Christine Lagarde (Managing Director at the International Monitory Fund) contained the text in the section just below:

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Excerpt from the Republican Sinn Féin Web Site (http://www.rsf.ie/):

"Republican Sinn Féin is internationalist. We have a sense that we all have a common identity as human beings, as members of the great family of peoples. We wish to play our role in this wider world community on the basis of equality and respect for the rights of others. In particular, we would wish to eliminate the kinds of international trade and international debt that impoverish the peoples of the Third World. We advocate neutrality in respect to military alliances and power blocs and we feel a sense of solidarity with all peoples who are struggling for freedom and justice."

The Father of Irish Republicanism ...

Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763 - 1798), who died by his own hand in a Dublin jail after being refused a "soldier's execution", is widely regarded as the "father of Irish republicanism". He was a lawyer and a leading member of the group of aristocrats who vigorously supported the Irish independence movement known as "The United Irishmen". The aristocrats in question included the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, who, in addition to now being widely considered one of the very best lyric poets of the English language, was closely associated with contemporaries Lord Byron and John Keats, in addition to being an enthusiastic supporter of contemporary "United Irishman" journalist Peter Finnerty who came from Loughrea in County Galway, and who also "did time" in "English jails". Percy Bysshe Shelley also became the idol of a number of other famous poets including Alfred Lord Tennyson and William Butler Yeats.

Related Link:
Theobald Wolfe Tone, The Father of Irish Republicanism, United Irishmen, Peter Finnerty, Human Rights Ireland: http://tinyurl.com/cjx39ue

===============

The full rich-text version of this afternoon's e-mail to the UN (referred to above at start of comment) can be viewed at:
http://www.humanrightsireland.com/UnitedNations/31March...l.htm

Related Link:
Republic of Ireland Bank Bailouts, Article 6.1 of Constitution, Ban Ki-moon, UN, Christine Lagarde, IMF, Human Rights Ireland ...
http://tinyurl.com/c6ludlg

author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Sun Mar 31, 2013 19:14author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi William !

Well done - the above (well targeted!) missive certainly can't do any harm , and might just interest those it was sent to and persuade them to see the Irish people as something other than 'financial chattel' to be moved by them at will.

But I would query the claim that Tone "died by his own hand" and, indeed, I have done so : in 2005 , I posted a piece (wrote in 1989) on the '1169 And Counting' blog regarding this issue - see the 'Related Link' , below.

Thanks,
Sharon.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.ie/2005/03/murder-most-foul.html
author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Mon Apr 01, 2013 23:46author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi !

The Easter Commemoration at the GPO today (Easter Monday , 1st April 2013) went as planned , with some State harassment at the GOR , but none at the GPO .
See the 'Related Link' , below , for a brief write up and a few pics re same.

Thanks,
Sharon.

Cait Trainor delivering the oration at the GPO , Dublin, Easter Monday , 1st April 2013.
Cait Trainor delivering the oration at the GPO , Dublin, Easter Monday , 1st April 2013.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.ie/2013/04/rsf-dublin-easter-2013-commemorations.html
author by W. Finnertypublication date Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:27author address author phone Report this post to the editors

With the 2,500 or so year old -- and possibly much, much older -- government tyranny/bullying/crime prevention "Doctrine of the Tripartite Separation of Powers" in mind, an e-mail was sent yesterday to a group of around 80 TDs (Republic of Ireland "Elected Representatives"). A copy of the e-mail used is now on public display at the following www location:
http://www.humanrightsireland.com/Dail31TDs/Group2of2/1...l.htm

Yesterday's e-mail to the TDs was titled:

"An Update on Irish Republicanism for Ban Ki-moon (UN) and Christine Lagarde (IMF)"

Related Link:
Doctrine of the Tripartite Separation of Powers, means of avoiding government tyranny, crime, bullying, Human Rights Ireland ...
http://tinyurl.com/c3fov5t

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Note for Sharon relating to your "Mon Apr 01, 2013 23:46" comment ...

I am pleased the RSF Easter Commemoration at the GPO yesterday all went off okay. I wonder if any of our SPECIAL BRANCH members are spending any of their time and resources "keeping an eye" on people like Republic of Ireland Chief Justice Susan Denham, and all of her corruption-ridden and government-crime supporting legal profession colleagues: such as, for example, Minister for Injustice Alan Shatter TD?

With reference to your comment (at Sun Mar 31, 2013 19:14) regarding the death of Theobald Wolfe Tone, I never heard that version of events before. That said, NOTHING would surprise me about the true manner of his death while in an English-run jail: allowing for the fact he was an aristocrat, a lawyer, and a military officer: in addition to openly being one of the main leaders of the group of "United Irishmen" dedicated to having "British Rule" permanently and completely thrown out, and off, the Island of Ireland.

Changing the subject slightly, some years ago, I spent an afternoon in Loughrea (East County Galway) trying to find out why United Irishman Peter Finnerty has been "air-brushed" from local history. It was very rewarding -- in some ways -- in that, as a result, and after speaking with a number of local people, I eventually ended up getting to talk to a very polite and well-mannered, middle-aged man who is a direct descendant of Peter Finnerty (also with the family name of "Finnerty"). In a very restrained (but very sad it seemed to me) way, the overall "compiled" story seems to be something like this:

1) The "local powers-that-be" (i.e. the "ruling elites" of the local community in and around Loughrea that is) eventually decided "he (United Irishman Peter Finnerty) disgraced us all" (possibly under instructions from above I suspect), and decided that the Street in Loughrea once named "Finnerty Street" (in remembrance of United Irishman Peter Finnerty) should be renamed "Barrack Street, which is what it is now called.

2) As Peter Finnerty's family grew larger and wealthier from the business his parents once ran on what is now Barrack Street, they moved their family home away from Barrack Street to nearby Dunkellen Street (which runs parallel to Barrack Street, map available via http://tinyurl.com/c739ot3), and purchased two adjoining properties there. About 10 years ago, both properties were destroyed -- without trace -- to make way for some new properties of the "Mad-Bankster Property Development" era of the early 2000s.

3) It seems that a fairly recent local history of Loughrea, produced in connection with Year 2,000 Millennium Celebrations, possibly by the "Loughrea Literary & Historical Society" (and probably Government supported financially), contains no mention at all of United Irishman Peter Finnerty: even though a since-deceased DIRECT descendent of United Irishman Peter Finnerty, and also named Peter Finnerty, was a member of the group who helped to produce the publication in question.

Related Link
Government crime, cover-ups, impunity, Chief Justice Susan Denham, Justice Minister Alan Shatter TD, Human Rights Ireland ...
http://tinyurl.com/c2bkdbz

author by W. Finnertypublication date Tue Apr 02, 2013 13:42author address author phone Report this post to the editors

'For Shelley, born in 1792 in Sussex (England), the revolutionary upheavals towards the end of the 18th century in France and Ireland were a tradition rather than a personal experience. But he was formed by these events, just as the first generation of Romantics – Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey – were transformed by the reality of those great revolutionary upheavals. Shelley experienced them second-hand through the books of William Godwin and Tom Paine. But his radicalism grew out of a living contact with the brutality of war and imperialism at the beginning of the 19th century, and Ireland was central to that experience. His friend, Thomas Hogg, suggested that Shelley’s interest in Irish politics was fired by Irish revolutionaries who frequented the coffee-shops of London.'

'In 1811, while at Oxford University, Shelley had published a “poetical essay” in support of the Irish journalist Peter Finnerty, then in Lincoln jail for libelling Lord Castlereagh. Shelley’s essay was highly critical of the British government and this may have influenced the decision to expel him from Oxford shortly afterwards.'

'Shortly after his arrival (in Dublin, in 1812) he made the acquaintance of Catherine Nugent, probably through Daniel Healy, who had helped Shelley distribute his pamphlets around the meeting places and coffee houses in Dublin. During the 1798 rebellion, Nugent was an active member of the United Irishmen. It was on her account that they moved to rooms at 17 Grafton Street (now Marks and Spencer) opposite the shop where she worked as a seamstress.

'Shelley was a great admirer of Robert Emmet, and in March he made a political pilgrimage to St Michan’s Church, where Emmet was believed to be buried. His poems On Robert Emmet’s Tomb and The Tombs pay homage to Emmet and the United Irishmen.'

All 5 of the The above excerpts are from an Article titled "Shelley's adventure in Irish politics" (dated Monday, March 19th, 2012) at the following www location:
http://www.war-talk.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=180

author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Tue Apr 02, 2013 21:52author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi William !

The 'Special Branch/Political Police' are paid and resourced by the likes of those two 'public representatives' you mentioned , William, and only 'see' "corruption...and crime..." where they are told to 'see' it.
Such is the nature of this beast.

And the Wolfe Tone piece is at least food for thought , in the same fashion , perhaps, as Casement and the 'Black Dairies' issue is.

Your piece re Peter Finnerty (and the P.B. Shelley connection) is very interesting , and sad, in parts : especially so in that he was to all intent and purpose recently 'disowned' by a family member. I would have thought that person would be proud of the connection : maybe if there was a large 'purse' involved , he might have been.
A few links here , William , re Peter Finnerty - well worth a browse :
http://www.searcs-web.com/finerty.html

http://www.goireland.com/genealogy/family.htm?FamilyId=1220

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Finnerty

Thanks,
Sharon.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by W. Finnertypublication date Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Reply to Sharon at Tue Apr 02, 2013 21:52 ...

Thanks for the additional information (in the links you have provided) on Peter Finnerty.

With reference to the http://www.goireland.com/genealogy/family.htm?FamilyId=1220 link, you may wish to note that there is a VERY large and important (as I see things) piece of the history of the "Finnerty" family name missing from the text provided there (at the present time): which is directly related to King Ollamh Fodhla (http://www.kingollamhfodhla.com/), who is arguably, because of his very strong connections with the Brehon Law system of justice, the Hill of Tara, Ulster, and the Equinox Detector in Cairn T at Loughcrew (County Meath), possibly the most important of all the Kings of Ireland perhaps?

However, and like Peter Finnerty (United Irishman from Loughrea), King Ollamh Fodhla has also been COMPLETELY (as far as I know) air-brushed out of "Irish History": as "Irish History" is taught in Irish schools at the present time.

If interested, the 3,300 (or so) year old link between King Ollamh Fodhla -- who reigned over all of Ireland between 1317 - 1277 BC according to The Four Masters -- and King Finnachta (Finnerty), who were father and son, is outlined in the scanned copies of the pages of the Annals of Ireland (by the Four Masters) reproduced at the following Internet page address:
http://homepage.eircom.net/~williamfinnerty/name/annals.htm

Changing the subject, to some extent, and with reference to your comment that they "only see corruption and crime where they are told to see it", really "hits the nail on the head" (as far as I'm concerned). Personally, I have long felt this situation to be very worrying: all the more so because it appears impossible (in practice) to remedy it: such are the extremely high levels of government (executive, legislative, and judicial) crime and corruption, and injustice concerned.

Such apparently "impossible to resolve" situations may (in my opinion) explain why a lot of people -- including the "Finnerty" descendants in Loughrea of Peter Finnerty (United Irishman) perhaps -- decide it's much easier to quietly kowtow to all the government, corruption, crime, and injustice, than it is to stand up and try to "fight" against it?

I make no secret of the fact that I have regularly and frequently -- since 1998 -- found myself asking myself if the struggle is really worth it (all things considered)? More than anything (in my particular case) it's the strong hints of what I have come to think of as "cultural genocide" that have motivated me to keep going for as long as I have: if for no other reason that to try and put "the biggest spanner in the works" that I can possibly find/build regarding the "air-brushing from history" business mentioned above. For some reason, which I don't claim to fully understand myself, that particular form of corruption really does "get to me". Perhaps deep-down, a part of me sees it as very "hard evidence" of CONTEMPT (by the tin-gods) for what, for want of a better term, I will refer to as "Universal Law"?

Related Link:
Finnerty, Finnachta, King Ollamh Fodhla, Brehon Law, Hill of Tara, Ulster, Equinox Detector, Cairn T, Loughcrew ...
http://tinyurl.com/blec6k3

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