18 August 2005 Edition
Commemorative booklet available
The Republican Commemor-ation Committee has published a commemorative booklet to mark the 90th anniversary of O'Donovan Rossa's funeral. As well as articles on Rossa by both James Connolly and Pádraig Mac Piarais it includes the text of the famous oration by Mac Piarais.
Introduced by Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD the booklet also features contributions from historians Lorcan Collins and Shane Mac Thomáis, author of An Phoblacht's popular 'Remembering the Past' column, as well as photographs and drawings.
o Retailing at €5 the 28-page publication is available in the Sinn Féin Bookshop, 44 Parnell Square and can be ordered by phoning 01-8729004 or emailing [email protected]
An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- Don't miss your chance to get the first edition of 2019 published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of An Chéad Dáil and Soloheadbeg.
- In this edition Gerry Adams sets out the case for active abstentionism, Mícheál Mac Donncha takes us back to January 21st 1919, that fateful day after which here was no going back and Aengus Ó Snodaigh gives an account of the IRA attack carried out on the same day of the First Dáil, something that was to have a profound effect on the course of Irish history.
- There are also articles about the aftermath of the 8th amendment campaign, the Rise of the Right and the civil rights movement.