Archive for January, 1939

January 28, 1939

W.B. (William Butler) Yeats was among the most famous Irish poets and playwrights in history. He was born in June of 1865 in Dublin. He spent the majority of his young life in Sligo and as a young man traveled to London to pursue writing. He would later become to the first Irishman in historyRead more..

January 16, 1939

This day marks the anniversary of the start of the S-Plan. The S-Plan or the Sabotage Campaign (also known among some as the England campaign), conceived and developed by IRA members Seamus O’Donovan, Sean Russell and Joseph McGarrity was a bombing and sabotage campaign from 1939 to 1940. It targeted the civil, military and economicRead more..