Tag: history

  • Political history made on Arranmore island

    History was made on Arranmore island last Friday when the Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands held an official sitting to discuss island issues. The meeting, the first official Oireachtas business to be held on an offshore island, signifies the importance of involving all the people of Ireland in…

  • ‘Our young people know their history’ – Mac Lochlainn TD hits out at Wolfe Tones debate

    Donegal Sinn Féin TD Padraig Mac Lochlainn has hit out at the fresh controversy surrounding the music of the Wolfe Tones following their historic Electric Picnic gig. Debates sprung up nationwide after the Republican band attracted a record-breaking crowd to their performance last Sunday. There was mixed reaction in the media to footage of festivalgoers…