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Imeachtaí na bPoblachtánach - Republican events

o PLAY: Stepping Out of Line, true story of Patrick Shanahan. 8pm Thursday 11 August, Ardhowen Theatre, ENNISKILLEN, County Fermanagh. Tickets are £8 and concession £6. Box Office number for Bookings is 028 66325440

o SF FUNCTION: Featuring Grassroots. 9.30pm Friday 12 August, Wheelhouse Bar, BALDWINSTOWN, County Wexford. Guest speaker. Táille €5

o PUBLIC MEETING: Send Shell to Sea. 8pm Thursday 11 August, Abbey Gate Hotel, Tralee, County Kerry. Speakers: Speaker from Shell to Sea, Mayo; Martin Ferris (SF); Seán Moraghan (Socialist Workers' Party); Fergal Buckley (Green Party)

o SF FUNCTION: Featuring Spirit of Freedom. 8pm Friday 12 August, Fox Hound pub, Kilbarrack, DUBLIN. Raffle and lots of craic

o REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: 90th anniversary of O'Donovan Rossa's Burial. Assemble 2.30pm Saturday 13 August, Garden of Remembrance and march to Glasnevin Cemetery, DUBLIN for commemorative events. Speaker: Martina Anderson (Derry). Function afterwards in aid of An Cumann Cabhrach. Featuring the renowned Spirit of Freedom. Doors open 6pm, The Long Bar, Bohemian Football Club, Dalymount Park, Phibsboro. Details 087-2877054. Raffle and admission includes food. Táille €10

o SF EXHIBITION: Céad Bliain Exhibition. 10am-1pm/5pm-8pm Sunday 14 August, Millennium Hall, Donagh, County Fermanagh. A commemoration will commence at 8pm at the nearby monument dedicated to the memory of the H-Block Hunger Strikers. Guest speaker: Jim Gibney. Traditional music, ceol agus craic afterwards in Donagh Bar

o NTH ANTRIM OGRA WEEKEND: 19 August-21 August, BALLINTOY. Political, Cultural, Historical and Social weekend. Includes revolutionary talk by Eoin O Broin. Visit to the Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. Cost £10. Spaces are limited! Tel. North Antrim SF Office on 028 276 57198 or Noel 07708514427

o MONUMENT UNVEILING: To Joe Cahill. Assemble 1.30pm Sunday 21 August, at Monument, Milltown Cemetery, Falls Road, BELFAST, County Antrim

o TOUR: Historical tour/Turas Staire of War of Independence battle sites in West Cork on Saturday 20 August. Assemble 12am at site of Rosscarbery Barracks; 2.30pm at monument Crossbarry; 4.30pm at monument Kilmichael . The talks at sites will be dátheangach/bilingual and will be given by cathaoir and rúnaí of Kilmichael/Crossbarry Commemoration Committee Conn O Callaghan and Séan Ó Céilleachair . Beidh fáilte roimh gach duine. For more information contact Cllr John Desmond, Bandon 087-2606499 or Cllr Donnchadh Ó Seaghdha , Skibbereen 028-21830

o SCOIL SAMHRAIDH/SUMMER SCHOOL: Irish Republicanism: Can it be Militant without being Militaristic? Thursday-Friday 25-26 August, Tí Chulainn, Heritage and Cultural Centre, Mullaghbawn, County Armagh. Speakers include: Gerry Kelly (SF MLA); Mary Lou McDonald (MEP); Tommy McKearney (ex-Republican Prisoner/Independent Workers' Union); Martin Ferris (SF TD). Organised by Coiste na nIarchimí

o FUNDRAISING FUNCTION: Featuring Derek Wartfield. Friday 26 August, Sheiling hotel, DUBLIN. Proceeds to new Seán Russell monument in Fairview Park. Tickets from 087-2282033

o MEMORIAL WEEKEND: In honour of Volunteer Kieran Doherty. 9pm Friday 26 August, Ballyconnell, County Cavan. Book launch: They Were Faithful and They Fought. Function afterwards in Dicey's Fiddle; 10am Saturday 27 August. Fishing competition. Function that night in Dicey Fiddle; Doherty Memorial parade. Assemble 3pm Sunday 28 August, Rakeelan and parade to monument. Unveiling of plaque to 100 years of SF. Guest speaker: Caoimhghín O Caoláin. Function afterwards in Lizzie Buggies

o MONUMENT UNVEILING: New monument in Republican Plot, St Mary's Cemetery, Newry, County Down. Assemble 7pm Friday 26 August, SF Centre, Kilarney Terrace, and march to cemetery. Speakers: Martin Ferris TD and Conor Murphy. Function afterwards in Keenan's Bar

o SUMMER SCHOOL: 17th Desmond Greaves Summer School. Friday to Sunday, 26-28 August 2005, at the Irish Labour History Society premises, Beggars Bush, Haddington Rd, Dublin 4; Friday August 26 at 7.30pm: The Prospects for the Left in Ireland. Saturday August 27 at 2.30 pm: Desmond Greaves as an historian. Sunday August 28 at 11am: The Politics of the Peace Process. Sunday August 28 at 2.30 pm: A forum on C Desmond Greaves — personal reminiscences by some who knew him. Full School €15; Individual sessions €5; Unwaged half-price; Enquiries to Frank Keoghan, School Director, at 25 Shanowen Crescent, Dublin 9; Tel: 00-353-1-842307

o REPUBLICAN BALLAD SESSION: Pre-All Ireland Function/Post Cead Bliain Rally function. Featuring Spirit of Freedom. 8pm Saturday 24 September, Green Room, Holiday Inn, Pearse Street, DUBLIN. Táille €10. All welcome. Organised by SF Atha Cliath

o DVD AVAILABLE: Sinn Féin Bun na bhFál and the Falls Commemoration Committee have produced an updated version of the Falls Curfew DVD. The Falls Curfew DVD can be obtained at the advice centre, Sevastapol Street, BELFAST, price £5


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