7 August 2008 Edition

Doherty demands investment in schools

7 August 2008

Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson Senator Pearse Doherty has said measures to ensure that approval for new housing developments will hinge on an assessment of educational requirements will mean little unless funds for the provision of schools are released. Free article

Eilish McCabe (McAnespie) - dedicated campaigner for truth

7 August 2008

On Tuesday 5 August Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams attended the wake of Eilish McCabe (née McAnespie), the sister of Aidan McAnespie who was shot dead on the border at Aughnacloy by the British Army in February 1988. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

7 August 2008

Rail strike avoided at LRC, Job losses in Waterford city, Sharp rise in job losses and Union greets new Iralco ownership Free article

Fógraí bháis: Danny Campbell

7 August 2008

VOLUNTEER Danny Campbell suffered a stroke on 14 March 2005 and died on 9 July 2008. It was a sad day in County Mayo for his wife Phyllis, for the family, for Ballycroy County Mayo and for the Republican Movement. It was also a proud day as republicans and friends remembered Danny as a leader, as an organiser and as a patriot. He moulded Ballycroy into an area of which we all can be proud. Free article

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Tribute to Armagh/Tyrone International Brigaders

7 August 2008

THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR featured in a film shown during the West Armagh Festival at the weekend about local volunteers who served with the International Brigades fighting Franco's fascists in the 1936-1939 prelude to the Second World War. Free article

Fianna martyr honoured

7 August 2008

Fian John Dempsey who was shot dead by British forces on 8 July 1981, the day that Hunger Striker Joe McDonnell died, was commemorated in a march and Gaelic sports day last Sunday 3 August. Free article

George and Pop Annual Football Tournament

7 August 2008

Derry Sinn Féin Councillor Kevin Campbell has said that the annual 'George and Pop Football Tournament' will take place on Saturday 16 August to coincide with the Annual Hunger Strike commemoration taking place that weekend in Derry. Free article

Kieran Doherty commemoration 2008

7 August 2008

Margaret Doherty (centre) at wreath laying ceremony in Belfast for her son Hunger Striker Kieran on Saturday 2 August

Margaret Doherty (centre) at wreath laying ceremony in Belfast for her son Hunger Striker Kieran on Saturday 2 August

Also see Celebration and remembrance at Féile

 

 


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