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Easter statement by the leadership of Ógliagh na hÉireann

category national | miscellaneous | press release author Saturday April 15, 2006 18:24author by spokesperson ( south armagh) - 32 County Sovereignty Movement Report this post to the editors

RIRA issue Easter statement

This statement from the leadership of Ógliagh na hÉireann was released anonymously this afternoon to the Sovereign nation .
Ógliagh na hÉireann
Ógliagh na hÉireann

""Irish sovereignty is being undermined on a daily basis, not only by the British Army in the north, but also by the American warplanes which land illegally in Shannon. Our national resources are being stolen by multinational capitalists and their Free State allies. Republicans stand for the complete ownership of Irish national territory and its resources for the benefit of the Irish people in accordance with the proclamation of the Republic""

In a statement issued anonymously today to the sovereign nation the leadershhip of Ógliagh na hÉireinn ( RIRA) have hit out at the ongoing usurpation of Irish sovereignty by the British occupying forces , the US administration and by multinational capitalists and their native allies .

The Easter message reads as follows ;

""The leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann extend revolutionary greetings to our volunteers and supporters on this the 90th anniversary of the Easter Rising. We offer our continuing condolences to the families of all those who have died in the pursuit of Irish freedom. Their memory is an inspiration to us all. We also send solidarity greetings to our imprisoned comrades at home and abroad. We salute your courage and your continued resistance to the policy of criminalisation.

The Republican position is again under threat by revisionists within the Free State establishment. Their attempts to misrepresent the Republican position will be exposed by those who still hold true to Republican ideals. This Easter those who have usurped Irish sovereignty will parade past the GPO and attempt to reclaim the legacy of 1916. Republicans will again resist the attempts of constitutional nationalists to portray themselves as the legitimate successors of Pearse and Connolly.

We remember with pride the ten Óglaigh na hÉireann and INLA volunteers who died 25 years ago in the pursuit of political status and we reaffirm, in their memory, our commitment to the ending of British rule in Ireland and the restoration of national democracy and national sovereignty.

Former comrades have usurped the constitution of Óglaigh na hÉireann and have accepted Britain's right to interfere in our affairs. This is an intolerable situation and the leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann pledge to remain true to our constitution and its aims and objectives.

Irish sovereignty is being undermined on a daily basis, not only by the British Army in the north, but also by the American warplanes which land illegally in Shannon. Our national resources are being stolen by multinational capitalists and their Free State allies. Republicans stand for the complete ownership of Irish national territory and its resources for the benefit of the Irish people in accordance with the proclamation of the Republic.

The causes of the conflict in Ireland remain unchanged. Britain refuses to declare its intent to withdraw and the so called government of the Irish people refuses to demand their withdrawal. While this remains the case Óglaigh na hÉireann will continue to exist to defend Irish sovereignty and the Irish nation.""

author by .publication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 18:41author address author phone Report this post to the editors

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the right of the people of Ireland to the ownership of Ireland
the right of the people of Ireland to the ownership of Ireland

Easter
Easter

author by Peoplepublication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 18:46author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Dear Ógliagh na hÉireann,

Thanks for the offer but you're all right we can look after ourselves.

Thanks for the thought though.

Happy Easter to you and the balaclava bunch.

author by .publication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 18:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Its good to see them still in fashion

not a fashion accessory
not a fashion accessory

author by Protect.publication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 18:59author address author phone Report this post to the editors

"Responce from the people of Ireland"

Thanks for speaking for the whole country there(?)

MOST of the country(Republicans included) will reject scum like the RIRA I am sure,but then again,I can't speak for everyone.I consider myself a socialist first, but I do believe in the end of partition, but a group of,for lack of a better word-scum like the RIRA play no role

author by Marcospublication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 19:13author address author phone Report this post to the editors

After their defeat in 1916 I believe the rebels were called that name numerous times by people like protect . Perhaps he could explain why these people are scum and the others werent . Despite people calling them scum too .

author by Elvispublication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 20:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Are you comparing Ógliagh na hÉireann with the Patriots?

Get real!

We all know what Ógliagh na hÉireann are. Protect told us twice!

Go away you were never wanted and are not wanted now.

Those that talk about dying for Ireland (like Ógliagh na hÉireann ) only make others die for Ireland.

author by Barrypublication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 20:35author address author phone Report this post to the editors

so nobody died in 1916 then .

author by Donalpublication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 23:27author address author phone Report this post to the editors

There was a time when armed struggel was an appropriate strategy, that time has passed. We are now in a position of great opportunity to achieve a United Ireland.
The time of the Armalite in one hand and a ballot box in the other has progressed into a ballot box being held firmly with both hands.
Tiocfaidh ar la.

author by r.u. curious?publication date Sat Apr 15, 2006 23:45author address author phone Report this post to the editors

the top photo - the dude with the gun.

did he pose for this indymedia post?

or did you just pull it out from the archives?

author by democratpublication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 01:21author address author phone Report this post to the editors

it may have escaped your notice Donal but a ballot box is useless against a british enforced loyalist veto . Orange votes are woth more than republican ones in Ireland and thats official . Hence the need for a gun .

author by democratpublication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 01:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors

"We remember with pride the ten Óglaigh na hÉireann and INLA volunteers who died 25 years ago in the pursuit of political status and we reaffirm, in their memory, our commitment to the ending of British rule in Ireland and the restoration of national democracy and national sovereignty."

good to hear . Keep her lit !!

democracy , sovereignty and political status still denied
democracy , sovereignty and political status still denied

author by Bolivarpublication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 12:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Still some rebels around thank God

author by Bolivarpublication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 12:52author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Time to go after shell !!

author by r.u. curious?publication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 19:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

so... was the top photo posed for indymedia
- or did you just respost it from the archives?

it does matter.

if its an old photo, that means one thing.
if its a new photo, that means something else.

author by not curiouspublication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 19:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

why dont you do the same . failing that explain your curiosity , and what you reckon it means

author by spokesperson - 32csm ( s armagh)publication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 20:00author address author phone Report this post to the editors

These photographs were taken in the last year and scanned from a publicity calendar . As the curious individual has such an interest in them heres a few more . And a video of Ógliagh na hÉireann as well.

http://upthera.net//IRM/Irish%20Republican%20Media%20-%...A.WMV

on exercise
on exercise

still armed and ready
still armed and ready

author by r.u. curious?publication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 20:22author address author phone Report this post to the editors

'These photographs were taken in the last year and scanned from a publicity calendar'

thank you for the reply.

not sure what a 'publicity calendar' is - but the photos are from the last year.

not sure why people are so touchy about the question - you posted the photos as news.

author by spokespersonpublication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 20:37author address author phone Report this post to the editors

and underlining the contents expressed in it they are news

author by Elvispublication date Sun Apr 16, 2006 22:59author address author phone Report this post to the editors

You are not wanted.

Go away.

This is a new Ireland.

We never wanted you and we never needed you.

Go away.

By the way the denim jeans stick out a mile! They would also absorb a lot of water and are very unsuitable for wearing outdoors. Any Scout worth his badges could tell you that.

author by blue sude shoespublication date Mon Apr 17, 2006 00:34author address author phone Report this post to the editors

But as you should know Elvis , jeans are cool and an expression of non-conformity and rebellion . Now calm down

author by 4 Elvispublication date Mon Apr 17, 2006 17:13author address author phone Report this post to the editors

but he never meant f**k all to me, straight out racist the sucker was simple and plain motherf**k him and John Wayne.

Too young to die too fat too live...

author by BRéNOCpublication date Wed Apr 19, 2006 22:25author address author phone Report this post to the editors


"Ireland unfree shall never be at peace".

The slogan never changes just the initials.
Whether the letters used are RIRA, CIRA, or 32CSC doesn't matter.
The fact is the primary reason for the struggle still exists,
therefore the struggle will continue.

And in all struggles the brave are the few
while the sidelines are lined three deep with sheep.

author by Pat Quirkepublication date Fri May 05, 2006 04:25author address author phone Report this post to the editors

First of all, it is:
Óglaigh Na hÉireann (You spelt it wrong) (It stand for Irish Volunteers or Irish Army)

Secondly, Óglaigh Na hÉireann did not release any statement like the above over easter.

Óglaigh Na hÉireann was marching down O' Connell st. in Dublin on Easter Sunday as 120,000 people cheered & watched on (Certainly a lot more support than any other army wannabees have).

Yes, Óglaigh Na hÉireann are to the Irish Defence Forces, the proud descendents of the Irish Volunteers.

all others are just wannabes and walters.

The true Óglaigh Na hÉireann
The true Óglaigh Na hÉireann

author by 26+6 =1publication date Fri May 05, 2006 17:23author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The IDF ( photo provided above ) are defenders of the establishment in the 26 counties, this as you well know is not the Army representing Ireland, but only the jurisdiction covered by the Act of Ireland Act 1921, ( a partitioned island ) as both the Volunteers and the IRA ( 1919 first Dail Eireann ) were 32 county organisations, it is logical that the IDF are not the inheritors of the title: IRISH ARMY as Ireland is not yet united.

author by Pat Quirkepublication date Wed May 24, 2006 19:37author address author phone Report this post to the editors

"The IDF ( photo provided above ) are defenders of the establishment in the 26 counties, this as you well know is not the Army representing Ireland, but only the jurisdiction covered by the Act of Ireland Act 1921, ( a partitioned island ) as both the Volunteers and the IRA ( 1919 first Dail Eireann ) were 32 county organisations, it is logical that the IDF are not the inheritors of the title: IRISH ARMY as Ireland is not yet united."

I draw you attention to articles 2,3 and 4 of the Constitution. Especially Article 4

Article 4
The name of the State is Éire, or, in the English language, Ireland.

The 26 counties is Ireland....the Republic of Ireland.....Éire.
The 6 counties is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland..... or also known as Northern Ireland on it own.

The 26 counties is Ireland. Óglaigh Na hÉireann is the Army of Ireland.

Also
IDF stands for Isreali defence forces.

The Irish Army is not the IDF, it is known as Óglaigh Na hÉireann

author by Belfast Republicanpublication date Fri Apr 29, 2011 22:32author email sburns1997 at hotmail dot co dot ukauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

What happned to the republican spirit men like pat sheehan quote pearse and connelly while leaving oout thier most important sayings like an ireland unfree shall never be at peace or to fight is to win to not have fought is to lose. The RIRA are carrying on irelands lifelong tradtion of resistance through force of arms they are heroes well done

author by Earniepublication date Fri Apr 29, 2011 22:46author address author phone Report this post to the editors

These lads really do need to learn to march properly.
Half of them do it like they have a severe dose of the shits and they're trying their best to hold it in.
Might be more beneficial than poncing around in fields dressed in combat jackets and looking like something out of a bad 1970s B movie.

author by Dermer Dobbs - TMG (TheMastersGathering)publication date Thu Apr 09, 2015 09:40author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hello all who read this,

The greatest weapon an Irishman has is a broad smile and a friendly handshake,

GOD BLESS ALL THE IRISH FREEDOM FIGHTERS.

RIP Bobby Sands

RIP Liam Clancy

"Tiocfaidh ár lá águs Óglaigh na hÉireann"

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