Tag: Fenianism

“The Song of the Pike”-1848

An inspiration to a young Michael Collins, the following ballad first appeared in 1848 in the short-lived Fenian newspaper "The United Irishman" and not attributed to any single author, "Great faith I have in moral force Great trust in thought...

/ 13/07/2023

Griffith We Hardly Knew Ye

Betwixt the Marxian left pinning him down as an Irish Scrooge and a revisionist Fine Gael trying their best to bask in the shadow of Mick Collins, Arthur Griffith has fallen in between the gearbox of Irish public memory. With...

/ 20/08/2022