12 May 2005 Edition

City Manager proposal on casual trading fees rejected

12 May 2005

Councillor Killian Forde, Sinn Féin Finance spokesperson on Dublin City Council has welcomed the support given by all political parties on Monday night rejecting a proposed exorbitant increase in casual trading fees. Free article

Honouring the Volunteers of Crossbarry

12 May 2005

Several hundred people attended the recent annual Crossbarry commemoration in Cork in memory of the historic victory by Tom Barry's flying column over a vastly superior force of British troops. Free article

Large turnout for Thomas Kent Commemoration

12 May 2005

Last Sunday the sun shone on one of the largest turnouts at the annual Thomas Kent commemoration in recent years. Proceeding through Castlelyons in County Cork to the Kent family plot, the commemoration was accompanied by two bands. Free article

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Massive turnout at Glasgow Hunger Strike Commemoration

12 May 2005

In one of the biggest ever republican turnouts in Scotland up to 3,000 people marched through Glasgow on Saturday 7 May in a parade commemorating the 24th Anniversary of the 1981 H-Block Hunger Strike. Free article

Ógra Shinn Féin remember Bobby Sands

12 May 2005

Members of Ógra Shinn Féin in Carrickmore, County Tyrone, held a protest at the local polling station on Thursday 5 May to highlight the death of Bobby Sands 24 years earlier. It was one of a number of events held nationwide to remember the death of Bobby Sands, who was an MP at the time of his death. Free article

Bray remembers the Hunger Strikers

12 May 2005

• Ógra ShinFéin in Bray, County Wicklow, organised a picket to mark the 24th anniversary of the death of Bobby Sands Free article


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