26 November 2009 Edition

Hundreds attend funeral of Winnie Harte

26 November 2009

WEST TYRONE MP Pat Doherty and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness were among the mourners at the funeral of Winnie Harte who passed away at her Loughmacrory home on Friday 20 November. They joined hundreds of other mourners as Winnie's Tricolour-draped coffin, flanked by members of the Drumnakilly Martyrs Committee and the Milligan/Harte Sinn Féin Cumann, made its way along the narrow country lane in Striffe to St Mary's Chapel in Loughmacrory. Free article

Fógraí bháis: Seamus Gildernew

26 November 2009

The untimely passing has occurred on 23 October after a short illness of Tyrone native Seamus Gildernew. A resident of New York for twenty three years, Seamus served in the campaign for Ireland's freedom from the early days of Civil Rights to more recent times as a member of Clan-na-Gael. Following Requiem Mass and a republican farewell by his friends and comrades from Clan-na-Gael, Seamus made the final journey home for burial in Eglish. Addressing the large attendance, his niece, Northern Assembly Minister Michelle Gildernew introduced Monaghan Councillor and former Clan member Sean Conlon to give the oration. Free article

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Fógraí bháis: Oliver McFadden

26 November 2009

THE funeral took place on Friday, 20 November of Derry republican Oliver McFadden, Oliver McFadden, involved in republican politics and activism for all his life, was a great inspiration to republicans in Derry and in particular to the people of Shantallow. Free article


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