A follow-up "Rebellion" series; RTE luvvies continue their rewrite of Irish history.

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Not content with their effort at rewriting the events of 1916, RTE are now turning their attentions to the War of Independence.

Rebellion follow-up set during War of Independence

What can we expect from this follow-up series?

Episode 1 - Citizens Army of lovable salt-of-the-earth Dubs leads Volunteers until massacred by Dev's unspeakably vile death squads
Episode 2 - Dev cowers under the table to vomit while a young Gerry Adams leads ritual cannibalism of plucky RIC men
Episode 3 - Lovable Black and Tans risk their lives to save puppies and kittens from IRA atrocities
Episode 4 - Crazed priests lead snatch squads who kidnap impressionable country bumpkins and force them into the goosestepping IRA terror cells while imprisoning their sisters in Magdalene launderies
Episode 5 - Heroic lesbian couple stop Volunteers from being renamed the IRA, overthrow Dev and his cronies, install Michael Collins as leader and join forces with the British to cleanse Ireland of terrorism
 


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A bit less analysis of events a hundred years ago and a bit more analysis of events today would be a much welcome change at the national broadcaster.
 

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A bit less analysis of events a hundred years ago and a bit more analysis of events today would be a much welcome change at the national broadcaster.
The events of a hundred years ago got us where we are today. They spent the past part of 5 decades ignoring 1916 and War on Independence and when it was mentioned on Pravda or its print edition the 'Irish' Times it was in in negative terms.
 

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Not content with their effort at rewriting the events of 1916, RTE are now turning their attentions to the War of Independence.

Rebellion follow-up set during War of Independence

What can we expect from this follow-up series?

Episode 1 - Citizens Army of lovable salt-of-the-earth Dubs leads Volunteers until massacred by Dev's unspeakably vile death squads
Episode 2 - Dev cowers under the table to vomit while a young Gerry Adams leads ritual cannibalism of plucky RIC men
Episode 3 - Lovable Black and Tans risk their lives to save puppies and kittens from IRA atrocities
Episode 4 - Crazed priests lead snatch squads who kidnap impressionable country bumpkins and force them into the goosestepping IRA terror cells while imprisoning their sisters in Magdalene launderies
Episode 5 - Heroic lesbian couple stop Volunteers from being renamed the IRA, overthrow Dev and his cronies, install Michael Collins as leader and join forces with the British to cleanse Ireland of terrorism
Funny that. But when I heard it myself and friend first thought of Lesbots, nice black and tans and Dev hiding under his bed.
 

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A bit less analysis of events a hundred years ago and a bit more analysis of events today would be a much welcome change at the national broadcaster.
Be it of events 100 years ago, or events today, RTÉ analysis will never be more than revisionism and propaganda in the service of the régime.
 

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The events of a hundred years ago got us where we are today. They spent the past part of 5 decades ignoring 1916 and War on Independence and when it was mentioned on Pravda or its print edition the 'Irish' Times it was in in negative terms.
Actually it was WWI and the tens of thousands of Irish killed in it that the state spent its first 100 years ignoring.
 

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Rots hopes the potential casting started already... Aidan Turner as Dan Breen...Idris Elba as Micheal Collins Tom Huddlestone as some form of arrogant,cold blooded Black and Tans officer.........I am casting the right project here?????:rolleyes:
 

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The events of a hundred years ago got us where we are today. They spent the past part of 5 decades ignoring 1916 and War on Independence and when it was mentioned on Pravda or its print edition the 'Irish' Times it was in in negative terms.
The only reason the régime "celebrated" 1916 this year was to prevent Sinn Féin being in charge of the whole thing. And even then the régime did its best to subvert the whole thing and turn it into a lovefest for the English royals.
 

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Rots hopes the potential casting started already... Aidan Turner as Dan Breen...Idris Elba as Micheal Collins Tom Huddlestone as some form of arrogant,cold blooded Black and Tans officer.........I am casting the right project here?????:rolleyes:
And Panti Bliss as DeValera.
 

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Actually it was WWI and the tens of thousands of Irish killed in it that the state spent its first 100 years ignoring.
Really. What did we forget. Irish men dying in their tens of thousands being cannon fodder for the British Empire. Saving Ireland from the Kaiser Bill. If they hadn't we'd all be speaking German today.
 

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Not content with their effort at rewriting the events of 1916, RTE are now turning their attentions to the War of Independence.

Rebellion follow-up set during War of Independence

What can we expect from this follow-up series?

Episode 1 - Citizens Army of lovable salt-of-the-earth Dubs leads Volunteers until massacred by Dev's unspeakably vile death squads
Episode 2 - Dev cowers under the table to vomit while a young Gerry Adams leads ritual cannibalism of plucky RIC men
Episode 3 - Lovable Black and Tans risk their lives to save puppies and kittens from IRA atrocities
Episode 4 - Crazed priests lead snatch squads who kidnap impressionable country bumpkins and force them into the goosestepping IRA terror cells while imprisoning their sisters in Magdalene launderies
Episode 5 - Heroic lesbian couple stop Volunteers from being renamed the IRA, overthrow Dev and his cronies, install Michael Collins as leader and join forces with the British to cleanse Ireland of terrorism
Wow, sounds brill for a TV mini-series.

If you throw in a band of zombie transexuals (it's normal, we must embrace our femnine selves and end the harmful male chavenist homophobia), you got yourself a deal :)
 

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Rots hopes the potential casting started already... Aidan Turner as Dan Breen...Idris Elba as Micheal Collins Tom Huddlestone as some form of arrogant,cold blooded Black and Tans officer.........I am casting the right project here?????:rolleyes:
Mary O'Rourke as Countess Markiewicz, the multi-tasking woman who saves the day when the men have made a complete haimes of things ...
 

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Really. What did we forget. Irish men dying in their tens of thousands being cannon fodder for the British Empire. Saving Ireland from the Kaiser Bill. If they hadn't we'd all be speaking German today.
If only :)
 

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Really. What did we forget. Irish men dying in their tens of thousands being cannon fodder for the British Empire. Saving Ireland from the Kaiser Bill. If they hadn't we'd all be speaking German today.
We seem to sing from a German hymn sheet.
 

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On 22nd August, RTÉ reported on the commemoration of the "assassination" of Michael Collins.
 

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Mary O'Rourke as Countess Markiewicz, the multi-tasking woman who saves the day when the men have made a complete haimes of things ...
Brilliant sister. You have missed your vocation as a T.V casting executive!:cool:
 

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Actually it was WWI and the tens of thousands of Irish killed in it that the state spent its first 100 years ignoring.
you mean "the tens of thousands of Irish" canon fodder of the British Army,
who massacred tens of thousands of young Germans, or whatever,
in the cause of The Freedom of Small Nations except Ireland ?
 


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