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25 August 2005 Edition

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Imeachtaí Poblachtánacha - republican events

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. 10am Saturday 27 August. Fishing competition. Function that night in Dicey Fiddle; Memorial Mass: Assemble 11am; 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 (to replace vandalised monument), 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 MP. Function afterwards in Keenan's Bar, Francis Street

o CEAD BLIAIN COMMEMORATION: 100 years of SF in Westmeath. Assemble 3pm Sunday 28 August, Milltown, Rathconrath for ceremony at grave of Dr Connor Byrne

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 COMMEMORATION: For Liam Lynch. Assemble 2.45pm Sunday 4 September, the Monument, Knockmealdown Mountains, GOATENBRIDGE, County Tipperary. Speaker: Pat Doherty MP

o REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: Annual Seán Russell commemoration. Assemble 2.30pm Saturday 10 September, Five Lamps, North Strand, DUBLIN and march to Fairview Park for oration. Speaker: Jim 'Flash' McVeigh (ex-H-Blocks POW). RFBs in attendance

o SF CEAD BLIAIN EVENT: A Century of Struggle — Cead Bliain ar son na Saoirse. 7.30pm Friday 16 September, Three Mermaids, William Street, LISTOWEL, County Kerry. Speakers: Martin McGuinness MP; Micheal Mac Donncha; Chair: Martin Ferris TD. €10 includes Buffet meal, late bar and ballad session

o VOLUNTEER COMMEMORATION: For Charlie McGlade. Assemble 3.30pm Saturday 17 September, End of Mourne Road, Dolphin, Road, Drimnagh, DUBLIN and march to Charlie McGlade Field. Speaker: Martin Ferris. Function afterwards in Marble Arch pub. Featuring the Irish Brigade. Doors 8.30pm. Táille €10. Organised by the Charlie McGlade SF Cumann

o POWs FUNCTION: 9pm Saturday 17 September, Annesley House, North Strand, DUBLIN. Music/speaker. Proceeds in aid of An Cumann Cabhrach

o CAMP HAVANA: Sponsored Walk in aid of Cuba Support Group. 16-18 September, Gleann Chlom Chille, Co Dún na nGall. More info from William O'Brien 087-2939466 or Marion Baur (Six Counties) on 0287-7742655 or email: [email protected]

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



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