7 March 2016 Edition

Belfast Easter parade to be ‘colourful, spectacular and fitting tribute to our patriot dead’

7 March 2016

JOE AUSTIN of the Belfast 1916-2016/Ag Fíorú na Poblachta committee has told An Phoblacht that this year the city’s Easter commemoration events marking the centenary of the Rising will be spectacular and colourful and will be a fitting tribute to our patriot dead and their families. Free article

Frank Ryan rededication

7 March 2016

A REDEDICATION CEREMONY for the granite tombstone of IRA Volunteer, An Phoblacht Editor and Spanish Civil War officer Frank Ryan refurbished by Friends of the International Brigades in Ireland, the Limerick International Brigade Memorial Trust and the Ryan family was attended by a wide cross-section of anti-fascists and republicans (including current An Phoblacht Editor John Hedges) in February. Free article

March memories

7 March 2016

1 March marks the anniversary of the beginning of the 1981 Hunger Strike. JIM GIBNEY recalls the events leading up to that fateful anniversary. Free article


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