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• PUBLIC MEETING: Anti-Irish Racism and the Experience of Belfast's Ethnic Minorities Today, Making the Connection. Chair: Fr Des Wilson. Speakers: Dr Robbie McVeigh, The Experience of Anti-Irish Racism; Claire Hackett, (Falls Community Council‚s Dúchas Oral History Archive) Video presentation on the Belfast historical experience of sectarianism and discrimination. The experience of ethnic minorities today. Armie Cerezo, Filipino Nurse; Jamal Iweida, Belfast Islamic community; Bernadette McAliskey, Civil Rights, Ireland and the USA: Making the Connection. 1.30pm-3.30pm Saturday 31 July, St Mary's University College, Falls Road, BELFAST, County Antrim

• HIGHLIGHTING COLLUSION: Sunday 1 August 12.30pm @ Conway Mill-Conway Street. A collusion float will participate in the festival parade. Collusion, August 1969-August 2004 what has changed? Tuesday 3 August 7.30pm @ Lansdowne Court Hotel, Antrim Road a panel discussion on Collusion. Speakers John Finucane and Alex Maskey MLA. Friday 6 August 8pm @ St Kevin's Hall, North Queen Street a function in support of An Fhírinne, the campaign for truth. Live group Peach and disco. Speaker: Joe O'Donnell, Deputy Mayor. Sunday 8 August, 2pm assemble at Beechmount Avenue for anti-collusion march to Dunville Park. For further information contact Robert on 07752500513

• REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: Annual Jack Lawlor commemoration. Assemble 2.30pm Monday 2 August, BALLYHEIGUE, County Kerry, Roger Casement Memorial and proceed to the old Graveyard. Speaker: Cllr Toireasa Ní Fhearaíosa. Refreshments afterwards in the White Sands Hotel

• PUBLIC TALK: Féile an Phobail and IPSC present: Palestine - What Future? Speaker: Diana Buttu, Palestine Liberation Organisation Negotiations Team. Introduced by: Martin McGuinness, Head of Sinn Féin Negotiations Team. Tuesday 3 August 7.30pm, St Mary's University College, Falls Road, BELFAST, County Antrim

• PALESTINE DAY, Wednesday 4 August, St Mary's University College, BELFAST. 11.30am-1pm THE MEDIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST. Speaker: Dr David Miller, Professor of Sociology at University of Strathclyde and member of the world-renowned Glasgow Media Group. Special Guest: Naomi Wayne, Jews for Justice for Palestine. Chair: Prof Bill Rolston, University of Ulster, author and publisher. 1.30pm-3pm CHILDREN OF PALESTINE: No Past, No Present, What Future? Panel discussion chaired by Paddy Kelly (Children's Law Centre). Speakers: Oisin Coughlan (Christian Aid), Brian Dooley (Amnesty International). Followed by the official West Belfast launch of new charity: "Palestine's Child", hosted by Tim McGarry of BBC TV fame and 'Hole in the Wall gang' notoriety. 3.30pm-4.45pm FILM: "ARNA'S CHILDREN". Belfast premiere introduced by well-known Belfast playwright, Martin Lynch. This highly emotional documentary film, released last year, follows the lives of children in Jenin, Palestine over a number of years - from their involvement in a youth drama theatre to resistance and death on the streets of Jenin. Féile an Phobail and the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign present PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS: "CHILDREN OF PALESTINE: NO PAST, NO PRESENT, WHAT FUTURE?" Mon 2 Aug - Sat 7 August, St Mary's College and Conway Mill Education Centre.

• TOM 30th ANN. YEAR: Annual Delegation to Belfast. Thur 5 August-Sunday 8 August. The annual Troops Out Movement's delegation allows people to see the reality of life in Belfast. Attend discussion workshops. Visit community centres; Visit an area under attack from Loyalists; Participate in the West Belfast Community Festival; Take part in the annual march and rally. Troops Out Movement. PO Box 1032 Birmingham B12 8BZ. Tel 0121 643 7542 Mob: 0797 017 4167. Email: [email protected] Website: * Oliver's Army - A History of British Soldiers in Ireland and other Colonial Conflicts. Book on the Web @ A 30th Anniversary Contribution by Founder Member Aly Renwick. Chapter Seven - 'Spontaneous Combustion ~ From Civil Rights to Armed Struggle‚ The 7th chapter of this exciting new history is available for viewing in the 'Oliver's Army' section of our website until 15th August 2004 when the chapter will be changed.

• SF FUNCTION: Featuring the Irish Brigade. Saturday 7 August, Aghyaran GAA Centre, County Tyrone. Speaker: Gerry Kelly MLA. Adm: £5/€7

• LONG KESH COMM CTTEE: A committee has been set up to organise the 30th Anniversary reunion function to commemorate the 16 October 1974 burning of Long Kesh. We also plan a major exhibition of photos and artifacts covering the pre and post period. Were you there? Had you a loved one sentenced or interned during that period? Can you help? Please send your photos or written memories. We will return (if requested) your pictures by next post. Contact Kevin Carson, Moyard House, 203 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BU, County Antrim. Fax 02890 308049. E Mail; [email protected]


Blanchardstown SF Lotto

22 July. Jackpot €400. Winning nos: 2,17,18. No winner. 5 x €15 consolation prizes: Martin Condon, Eighal, Noel Burke; Aaron; Heather. Next week's €480

County Louth Lotto

Nos drawn: 1,4,11,23. No jackpot winner. 4 x €25 winners. Margaret Mullen, Aidan Martin, McGivern, Larry Donnelly, Peter Sherry. Next jackpot €3,050

Sth Derry SF Lotto

No jackpot winners. 1 x £50 winner. Joe Donnelly, c/o Newbridge. Next week's jackpot £350

South Down Memorial Committee lotto

26 July 2004. Jackpot £1750. Winning numbers 4,11,12,20. Two winners share £50, M George, Killough; J Leonard, Killough

North Antrim Sinn Féin development fund

Winners for first week, No 443 £75. No 168 £25. No 336 £20.

Position vacant

Sinn Féin Loch gCarman will shortly appoint a County Administrator and invite applications for this position.

The new Administrator will work closely with our elected reps, co-ordinating constituency work and general administration.

Suitable computer skills are desirable but training can be provided.

Further details from (087) 2283500


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