9 May 2013
THE 32nd anniversary of the death of Bobby Sands was marked in Belfast on Sunday 5 May as dozens of republicans held while-line pickets in his honour. Bobby Sands the revolutionary was invoked later on Sunday evening when senior republican Seán Murray delivered the annual Bobby Sands Memorial Lrcture in the Andersonstown Social Club.
2 May 2013
Hundreds of workers took part in the annual May Day demonstration in Dublin on Wednesday organised by the Dublin Council of Trade Unions. Trade unions, progressive political parties and groups working in the social sector gathered at Parnell Square and marched to Liberty Hall, the former headquarters of the Irish Citizen Army and current headquarters of the SIPTU trade union.
19 April 2013
SINN FÉIN organised a series of white-line pickets and vigils across Belfast and at the GPO in Dublin to remember those targeted and killed in Britain’s ‘dirty war’ in Ireland. The pickets, a dignified response by republicans to the saturation media coverage of Margaret Thatcher's death, took place on the day the former Prime Minister of Britain was buried.
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