14 May 2009 Edition
I nDíl Chuimhne12 May 1981: Volunteer Francis HUGHES, Long Kesh; 13 May 1972: Fian Michael MAGEE, Fianna Éireann; Volunteer John STARRS, Derry Brigade; 13 May 1973: Volunteer Kevin KILPATRICK, Tyrone Brigade; 13 May 1974: Volunteer Eugene MARTIN; Volunteer Sean McKEARNEY, Tyrone Brigade; 15 May 1971: Volunteer Billy REID, Belfast Brigade, 3rd Battalion; 16 May 1973: Volunteer Joseph McKENNA, 2nd Battalion, Belfast Brigade; 17 May 1973: Volunteer Thomas O’DONNELL, GHQ Staff; 17 May 1976: Volunteer Jim GALLAGHER, Derry Brigade. “The two currents of revolutionary thought in Ireland, the socialist and the national, are not antagonistic but complimentary.” – James Connolly. From the Republican Movement.
GRAY, Kevin. In proud memory of our friend and comrade Kevin Gray who died on 9 May 1999. From the members of the Gerry Halpenny/ Worthington/Watters Sinn Féin Cumann, Dundalk.
HUGHES, Francis (Long Kesh). In proud and loving memory of Volunteer Francis Hughes who died on Hunger Strike on 12 May 1981 in the H Blocks of Long Kesh. “We must take no steps backwards, our steps must be onwards, for if we don’t the martyrs who died for you, for me, for this country, will haunt us for eternity”. Always remembered by the Hughes, Connolly and McElwee Cumann, Bellaghy; the Fergal O’Hanlon, John Davey Cumann, Lavey; the McCusker, McMullan, O’Hagan Cumann, Swatragh; the Casement, Kelly, Highstead Cumann, Maghera; the Thomas McElwee Cumann, Greenlough; the Seamus Steele Cumann, Newbridge; the Francis Bradley Cumann, Magherafelt; the Ballinascreen Sinn Féin Cumann; the Desertmartin Sinn Féin Cumann; the Sean Larkin Cumann, The Loup. the Emmett,McMullan, McEldowney Cumann, Slaughneil; the South Derry Comhairle Ceanntair and the Counties Derry and Antrim Republican Graves Association.