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Thursday January 01 1970

Coolacrease book exposes RTE propaganda

category offaly | history and heritage | event notice author Tuesday October 21, 2008 16:34author by Pat Muldowney - Aubane Historical Society Report this post to the editors

Full documentary record produced - false RTE claims refuted

The Aubane Historical Society

Cordially invites you to the launch by Senator Pat Moylan of

Coolacrease: The True Story of the Pearson Executions

By Paddy Heaney, Pat Muldowney, Philip O’Connor, Dr Brian P Murphy, and others

On Thursday, 6th November, at 8pm, in

Offaly Historical & Archaeological Society, Bury Quay, Tullamore
New Book answers Eoghan Harris's sectarian fantasies
New Book answers Eoghan Harris's sectarian fantasies

At the end of the War of Independence, two brothers were shot at Coolacrease, Co. Offaly, and their house burned. Their execution was ordered by the senior IRA command for taking up arms against the democratically elected Irish government in time of war.

In 2007 RTÉ broadcast a documentary film portraying the execution of the Pearson brothers – who were Protestant - as a sectarian atrocity and an act of ethnic cleansing by local Republicans in furtherance of a land grab, with the complicity of the Irish Land Commission. It was claimed by Reel Story Productions, commissioned by RTE to make the programme, that their case was proven by official documents.

This book, producing the full documentary record, rebuts the charges made by RTÉ against the people of Cadamstown, the Army of the Dáil and the Irish Land Commission. It shows the charges to be baseless propaganda refuted by the documentary evidence.

This for the first time is the full true story of the events at Coolacrease.

In addition to the commentary by the authors, there are a further 200 pages of annotated documentary, including 50 photos, three maps, reproductions of 60 documents from Bureau of Military History (Witness Statements, IRA reports), British Natinal Archives (British Military Court of Inquiry into the Pearson execution, Pearson claims to the "Irish Grants Committee"), Irish land records (Irish Land Commission, Land Registry and Land Valuation Offices) and newspaper articles.

Aubane Historical Society, Aubane, Millstreet, Co. Cork
Order the book from:
www.aubane.org - jacklaneaubane@hotmail.com

See also:
Hidden History or hidden agenda – the real story
Coolacrease - The Hidden Interview - an Indymedia EXCLUSIVE!

Related Link: http://www.aubane.org


Introduction - click to read
Introduction - click to read

Extensive research and local help in putting book together
Extensive research and local help in putting book together

Enough said
Enough said

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   A Disgraceful Smear     A Corkman    Wed Oct 29, 2008 18:32 
   A clever smear from 'a Corkman'     Alfred Dreyfus    Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:56 
   Tim Pat Coogan launches 'Troubled History' - Friday November 7th     Jack Lane    Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:13 
   Who 'smeared' who?     Nick Folley    Thu Oct 30, 2008 16:18 
   To Mr. Folley     A Corkman    Thu Oct 30, 2008 23:00 
   Was it necessary?     Nick Folley    Fri Oct 31, 2008 02:23 
   "a 52-minute television documentary the subject of a 472-page book isn’t funny. In fact, it’s sad".     Corkman    Sun Nov 30, 2008 09:51 
   odd grouping     Reviewer of reviews    Sun Nov 30, 2008 10:39 
   King's Royal Rant     Ned Flanders    Tue Dec 02, 2008 00:20 
 10   Reviews     S'adder Corkman    Tue Dec 02, 2008 00:44 
 11   Reviews or promotion?     Not quite as sad as "S'adder Corkman"    Tue Dec 02, 2008 13:45 
 12   Shoot the Messenger     Sharpshooter    Tue Dec 02, 2008 15:25 
 13   Reviews     Browser    Tue Dec 02, 2008 21:14 
 14   Scope of the Book     Ned Flanders    Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:19 
 15   SBP     Browser    Sat Dec 06, 2008 20:00 
 16   Don't try to evade the issue!     Ned Flanders    Sat Dec 06, 2008 21:31 
 17   American Review     Voice of America    Mon Feb 16, 2009 22:17 
 18   Irish-American News reviews new Coolacrease book=Pope reviews Bible     M. Feehan    Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:41 
 19   The Silence     Juvenal    Wed Feb 18, 2009 13:05 
 20   To M. Feehan     Lao-Tse    Wed Feb 18, 2009 19:28 
 21   I tell you it chilled me to the bone. 'tis true!     B. Nafferty    Fri Feb 20, 2009 21:20 
 22   SWP and RTE     MMck    Sat Feb 21, 2009 02:00 
 23   RTÉ Lies     MO’B    Sat Feb 21, 2009 19:55 
 24   Niamh Sammon’s Words of Wisdom.     Maura Keating    Wed Mar 18, 2009 18:54 
 25   Review     Lao-Tse    Thu Mar 19, 2009 23:37 
 26   Dublin Review of Books     J Farrell    Wed May 06, 2009 09:33 
 27   Response to Augusteijn     Pat Muldowney    Sat Jun 06, 2009 21:05 
 28   Coolacrease documentation website     Pat Muldowney    Fri Jun 19, 2009 20:18 
 29   Sean Lemass Documentary     Mick Kelly    Thu Jul 23, 2009 20:43 
 30   Mick Kelly     pat c    Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:37 
 31   Richard English     M.Kelly    Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:18 
 32   MK     pat c    Sat Jul 25, 2009 17:22 
 33   Hart     Tribesman    Sat Aug 08, 2009 10:22 
 34   No More Colonies?     Frank    Sat Aug 08, 2009 20:44 
 35   Irish Times Thursday, October 8, 2009-Mentions Coolacrease     Zinn    Thu Oct 08, 2009 16:10 
 36   David Adams/Eoghan Harris debunked - Dublin Review of Books     Ashling Gere    Thu Oct 08, 2009 18:44 
 37   Harris de-bunked     Ashling Gere    Fri Oct 09, 2009 18:11 
 38   Eoghan Harris responds     Reet    Sat Oct 10, 2009 16:53 
 39   Penal laws! Pastorini!!     Ashling Gere    Sat Oct 10, 2009 20:32 
 40   Harris isolated     Ashling Gere    Mon Oct 26, 2009 14:45 
 41   John A Murphy admired "I met Murder on the Way"     Collins    Tue Oct 27, 2009 09:26 
 42   So where are they now?     Ashling Gere    Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:10 

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