20 March 2008 Edition

Caoimhín Mac Brádaigh remembered

20 March 2008

A wreath laying ceremony in memory of IRA Volunteer Caoimhín Mac Brádaigh took place at Meenaleck, Gaoth Dobhair, County Donegal on Sunday 16 March. Mac Brádaigh was killed along with John Murray and Thomas McErlean during a unionist paramilitary gun and bomb attack at Milltown Cemetery on the 16 March 1988 during the funerals of the Gibraltar Three. The three men bravely sought to prevent the attacker from injuring or killing others in the cemetery. Free article

Volunteer Tom Smith commemorated

20 March 2008

THE 33rd annual Volunteer Tom Smith took place in Dublin on St Patrick's Day with a large crowd, including members of Tom's family, parading from Berkeley Road Church to Glasnevin Cemetery Free article

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New Barnsley memorial restored

20 March 2008

REPUBLICANS from the New Barnsley area of West Belfast have shown their determination to honour the area's republican dead by rebuilding the commemoration plaque destroyed last year. Free article

Dundalk remembers Gibraltar Three

20 March 2008

The 20th anniversary of the deaths of the Gibraltar Three, Mairéad Farrell, Dan McCann and Seán Savage was marked in Dundalk when hundreds of people marched by candlelight from Dundalk Shopping Centre to Bridge Street. Free article


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