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6 January 2013 Edition

2013 – Time for a new direction

6 January 2013

Bliain úr faoi mhaise daoibh go léir. Our country is undergoing huge changes. The Peace Process has allowed an entire generation live without conflict. This generation should now be playing its part in developing the Irish nation as we approach the centenary of 1916. Free article

Wondering what to read in 2013?

6 January 2013

ROBBIE SMYTH reviews Maurice Coakley’s Ireland in the World Order and offers some tips for republican reading, light and heavy, in 2013 to maybe spend those Christmas book tokens on. Free article

A decade of anniversaries

6 January 2013

THE DECADE of anniversaries is finally upon us – this being specifically the centenary of the Irish revolutionary period of 1913 to 1923. These years wrought enormous political and social change, not only in Ireland but also in the rest of Europe and the world at large. Free article

Pitch battles against bigotry

6 January 2013

RACISM in sport used to be an issue most associated with soccer in England and mainland Europe. In recent weeks, though, racism has again hit the headlines here in Ireland. Free article

Nick Furlong, Wexford

6 January 2013

THE DEATH of Nick Furlong (1926-2012) in Wexford General Hospital on 1 November severs another direct link with the tragic and bitter IRA campaign of the 1940s in County Wexford. Free article

Rita McNally, Armagh

6 January 2013

RITA McNALLY sadly passed away in the early hours of Sunday 18 November following a short illness. Her funeral, which was attended by hundreds of mourners, took place two days later from her home in Armagh to Clady Chapel, where she was buried in the family plot. Free article

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Tom Pilkington, County Sligo

6 January 2013

TOM PILKINGTON, a lifelong Irish republican, passed away peacefully at Sligo General Hospital on 3 October 2012. He was 91. According to family members, Tom was a distant relation to General Liam ‘Billy’ Pilkington. Free article

Seán Kenna, Dundalk

6 January 2013

SINN FÉIN PRESIDENT and Louth TD Gerry Adams expressed his “deep sense of sadness” at the death of former Sinn Féin Councillor Seán Kenna who died on Tuesday 11 December. Free article

Civil War martyr Joe McKelvey tribute in Belfast

6 January 2013

JOE McKELVEY, one of the ‘Four Martyrs’ executed by the Free State Government on 8 December 1922, was remembered in his home town of Belfast on the 90th anniversary of his death. Free article

Volunteer Eugene Devlin remembered on 40th anniversary

6 January 2013

 LARGE CROWD gathered at the graveside of IRA Volunteer Eugene Devlin in Strabane Cemetery in County Tyrone on Thursday 27 December to mark the 40th anniversary of his death at the hands of the British Army.

Participants, led by the Strabane Memorial Flute Band, had paraded from the monument erected in Eugene’s memory in the nearby Drumrallagh Estate.  

The commemoration was... Free article

I nDíl Chuimhne agus Comhbrón

6 January 2013

All notices should be sent to [email protected] at least 14 days in advance of publication date. There is no charge for I nDíl Chuimhne, Comhbhrón etc. Imeachtaí / Events: There is a charge of €10 for inserts printed in our Imeachtaí/Events column. You can also get a €30 small box advert or €50 large box advert. Contact: [email protected] for details. Free article


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