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The dissident Republican Easter lily 1926-2016

The dissident Republican Easter lily emerged in 1926 as the Irish Republican movement fragmented for the third time since 1916. In late 1925, at the Ard-Fheis of the third Sinn Fein party (1923-25) Eamon de Valera resigned as president, and within months had instigated the formation of a new political party, Fianna Fáil. Once again the Sinn Féin party split and went into its fourth reformation. Continue reading The dissident Republican Easter lily 1926-2016