On Sept. 2,1942 - Belfast
born IRA Volunteer Tom Williams was hanged at Belfast's Crumlin
Road Jail by the British, despite requests from all the world
including America to save his life. For unknown reasons the
life of his comrade, Joe Cahill, was spared.
Attack on America.
Sept. 11, 2001 -- starting at
approximately 8:45 AM on Tuesday, morning a series of horrendous
attacks on the United States of America was carried out by
extremist Islamic groups. The attacks were conducted
against innocent American citizens and against America's
financial and military infrastructures.
Dr. Kathleen Lynn,
On Sept. 14, 1955 - Dr. Kathleen
Lynn, Irish Citizen Army officer, and an activist in women’s
rights in the early 1900’s died
John Blake Dillon,
On Sept. 15, 1866 - John Blake
Dillon, co-founder of the Young Irelander and of The
Nation newspaper died in Killarney, Co Kerry
On Sept, 25,
1917 - Thomas Ashe was the first Irish Republican to die on
hunger strike in Ireland while seeking political status.
On Sept. 30,
1998 - Michael Flannery of the Third Tipperary Brigade,
life long faithful Irish Republican and co-founder of Cumann Na
Saoirse Naisiunta died at his home in New York at age of 92