4 May 2006 Edition
Imeachtaí / Events
The Annual Wolfe Tone Commemoration in
Bodenstown will take place on Sunday 18 June
The main speaker will be Gerry Kelly MLA
All Cúigí should begin preparations for mobilisation. Any bands wishing to participate at the commemoration must pre register with the National Commemoration Committee, 44 Parnell Square, Dublin 1, by Friday 2 June.
UNVEILING OF PLAQUE: Barney Morris/Seamus Harvey Cumann Crossmaglen - Unveiling of plaque at site where the Rosary was recited during the Hunger Strike. 7.30pm Saturday 6 May. Assemble: Rangers Hall Crossmaglen march to O'Fiaich Square.
REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: in honor of Vol Hugh Hehir. Assemble 2.30pm, Sunday 7 May. Clarecastle, Co. Clare outside Church. March behind the Hugh Hehir band to Cemetery. Oration by Harry Duggan former Republican P.O.W. Organized by Clare Sinn Féin
1916 Leaders Commemorations: Clonakilty Easter Commemoration Committee will remember each of the 1916 executed leaders on their 90th Anniversaries as follows. 8.00pm Thursday 4 May - Joseph Plunkett, Edward Daly, Michael O' Hanrahan and Willie Pearse at the Tadhg an Astna Monument. 8.00pm Friday 5 May John McBride at the Tadhg an Astna Monument (followed at 8.30pm by Bobby Sands remembrance). 8.00pm Monday 8 May Eamonn Ceannt, Michael Mallin, Sean Heuston and Con Colbert outside Town Hall, Kent St. Tuesday 9 May Thomas Kent at Tadhg an Astna Monument. Friday 12 May James Connolly and Seán Mac Diarmuida at Connolly St. (followed by Francis Hughes remembrance at Tadhg an Astna Monument). Thursday 3rd August - Roger Casement, Casement St/Park.
HUNGER STRIKE COMMEMORATION: 25th Anniversary of death of Bobby Sands. 7pm Fri. 5 May. Assemble outside the Corner House Bar, Ballincollig, Co. Cork. Also to remember Volunteers Michael Gaughan and Frank Stagg. All Welcome.
Remember the H Block Hunger Strikers : Vigil to mark the 25th Anniversary of Vol. Francis Hughes. Assemble outside the Corner House Bar, Ballincollig, Co. Cork 7pm Fri. 12 May Fáilte roimh cách.
Vol. Tony Ahern Commemoration: 7pm Sat 13 May. Assemble Owenabue Car Park. Carrigaline. Youghal Republican Flute Band in attendance. Prominent Speaker.
HUNGER STRIKE Commemoration: 25th Anniversary of Bobby Sands Memorial Lecture. 9pm Frid. 5 May. Lecture will be given by Cllr Pierce Doherty, followed by Social in Teach Seán Rua. Music by The Fenians. Admission €10.
PICKET: 25th Anniversary of the death of Vol Bobby Sands, Dolphins Barn Bridge, Friday 5 May 5.30pm-6.30pm. Organised by Logue/Marley Cumann, Crumlin. All welcome.
PUBLIC MEETINGS: James Connolly Education Trust. Frid 12 May 8pm James Connolly Memorial Lecture. Sat 13 May from 10am Venue; Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse St. Dublin. CONCERT:James Connolly, Celebrate his life and times: Liberty Hall. 8-00pm Sunday 14 May. Tickets €10 on sale Sinn Féin Bookshop, Liberty Hall & Connolly Books or at the door. All proceeds to: James Connolly Film Project & International Brigades Memorial Fund Belfast.
Coiste New address: Coiste (Dublin), Suite 11a, Abbey House, 15-17, Uppe Abbey St, Dublin 1. Contact number 085 1038939
H3 FILM: To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the 1981 Hunger Strike, the film H3 will be re-released with a week long launch at Newry Omniplex 12-18 May
WOLFE TONE SOCIETY EVENTS: James Connolly/Bobby Sands Commeration: 1-6pm Saturday 6 May. The London Irish Centre, Murray Street, London NW1, to commemorate 90th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising and 25th anniversary of the 1981 Hunger Strike Speakers include: Francis Brolly MLA Sinn Féin, Jackie McMullan Hunger Striker, Emmet Mullen Ógra Sinn Féin, John McDonnell MP and Speaker from Rossport 5. Includes Workshops, Book Launch by Pluto press on The Life of Bobby Sands and Rally. Benefit social: 8pm till late Saturday 6 May 2006 from @ the Boston, Tuffnell Park N17. (opp Tufnell park tube) Music by Poitín Stil and Guests. For further information Tel: 020-84428778 email :[email protected] Address: Wolfe Tone Society, Bm Box 6191, London WC1N 3XX
HUNGER STRIKE Commemoration: 25th Anniversary of Bobby Sands. Galway East Sinn Féin are holding a public vigil in St. Michael's Square, Ballinasloe this Friday, May 5 from 7pm - 8.15pm. The public is invited to join in candles and posters will be provided.
An evening of Irish music and song: To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the hunger strike. 8.30pm Friday 5 May. The Bard's Den, Letterfrack. Prominent speaker and music by Aiseirí
black flag vigil: Drogheda bridge of peace between 5 and 6 pm on Friday 5 May. The vigil on Friday will be held to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the death after 66 days on hunger strike of IRA volunteer Bobby Sands. Organised by the Bobby Sands Sinn Féin Cumann,
Hunger Strike Commemoration: 25th Anniversary; Remembering revolutionary freedom fighters Bobby Sands and Seamus McElwain. 9pm Friday 5 May. Assemble at Sean Mac Diarmada Monument. Candle light process, peotry reading and viewing of Seamus Mc Elwain DVD in Community Centre. Guest speaker Bernice Swift.Craic agus Ceol aftewards in ROSIE"S CSY CORNER.
Work Brigade to Cuba: 18 June-9 July 2006, Costs €1,300 (approx) All inclusive 3-week package. Participation subject to acceptance. For application form and further details contact: [email protected]