6 August 2009 Edition

Jack Lawlor Commemoration

6 August 2009

BHÍ slua mór i mBaile Uí Thaidhg inniu ag comóradh bliantiúil Sheáin Uí Leathlobhair. Thosnaigh an pharáid ag Leacht Cuimneacháin Ruairí Mhic Easmainn agus bhí searmanas ag Leacht Sheáin Uí Leathlobhair. Ba é Martin Ferris aoi-chainteoir an lae. Republicans from Ballyheigue and beyond gathered at the Jack Lawlor Memorial on 3 August to pay tribute to the local republican who was executed by Free State forces during the Civil War. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

6 August 2009

Union calls for social provisions to be included in NAMA legislation, Trade union rep refuses to sign tax report and Community backs Dublin Port workers Free article

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Fógraí bháis: Mary O'Sullivan

6 August 2009

MARY O'SULLIVAN was born in Barrow, Ardfert, in 1948. She was one of five children, with three sisters and one brother. Her parents, Bill O'Sullivan and Sarah Flaherty, originally came from the Curraheen/Derrymore area. Bill was an active republican in the late 1930s and early 1940s and he campaigned for IRA Volunteer Maurice O'Neill who was sentenced to death and subsequently executed in 1942. He also actively campaigned against the execution of Tralee man Charlie Kerins in 1944. Free article

Fógraí bháis: John 'Bruno' Bruen

6 August 2009

JOHN BRUEN, or 'Bruno' as he was known, died at home in Glasgow on 24 July aged 57. Like many from the west of Scotland, Bruno was of Irish descent (his grandfather was from Sligo), born and brought up in Glasgow but retaining a huge affinity and love for Ireland as well as Scotland. From an early age Bruno was involved in republican flute bands in Glasgow and was soon going to Belfast frequently. There he formed friendships which lasted 30 years later. Free article


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