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Willie Redmond and the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of Messines

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June 7th 2017 was the centenary of the Battle of Messines, a battle in which the Catholic and Nationalist 16th(Irish) Division fought side by side with the Protestant and Unionist 36th (Ulster) Division. In view of this Irish involvement, a joint Ireland – United Kingdom commemoration was held at the Irish Peace Park in Messines. As the great-gran…


Who was Ronald Johnson ?

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Prologue With the Glazer family take-over of Manchester United Football Club between 2003 and 2005 a group of Manchester United supporters, who were disillusioned at the way that ‘modern' football was being run (and organised in general), decided to form their own, totally democratic, supporter-owned, breakaway club. After much discussion, this ne…