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Imeachtaí / Events


FUNCTION; 10pm Saturday 16 February, Parish Centre, Dunloy. Featuring The Irish Brigade. Táille €10

COMMEMORATION; 2.30pm Sunday 17 February. Assemble at the top of Bridge Road, Dunloy. Light refreshments available in the Parish Centre after the march.


COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS; Volunteers Brendan Burns and Brendan Moley 20th anniversary commemoration assemble 7.30pm Friday 29 February Kabin, Creggan, followed by refreshments and function in Silverbridge GAA Club. Exhibition and Tug-O-War from 2pm Saturday 1 March in Silverbridge G.F.C:  Anyone interested in taking part in the Tug-O-War is asked to contact Gerry on 0863035090 or Kevin on 0879827653


FUNCTION;  Charity function, 8pm Saturday 16 February , the Andersonstown Socialist Club. Folk music and Disco. Organised by the Colin Commemortion Committee
GIBRALTAR/MILLTOWN 20th ANNIVERSARY: Thursday 6 March: 5.30pm - 6pm Black Flag Vigils at local assembly points; 7pm Talkback and Q&A, St Mary’s College. Friday 7 March: 11am A celebration of Mairéad Farrell’s life, Long Gallery, Stormont; Saturday 8 March: 11am Republican Women in struggle, wreath laying and panel discussion, Roddy’s Club; 7pm Commemorative Evening, Devenish. Speaker: Martin McGuinness. Sunday 9 March: 2pm Remember the Milltown Martyrs, March and Rally, assemble at the Felons Club and march to Milltown Cemetery. Speaker: Gerry Adams


COMMEMORATION: Clonmult Martyrs Commemoration, 2.30pm Sunday 17 February, assemble Muckley’s car park Midelton East Cork, speaker Martin Ferris TD


FUNCTION: Friday 29 February Molloys Pub Tallaght featuring Clan Carney RFB. Táille €10

FUNCTION; 9.30pm Friday 29 February, Crowe’s Bar, (Cellar bar) Ballsbridge (opposite RDS),  Táille €8. For tickets contact Andy 0872444207  or Tommy 0868110415

FUNCTION;  9.30 Saturday 1 March, Crowe’s Bar (Cellar bar) Ballsbridge. Ballad session featuring The Full Irish. Táille €8. For tickets contact Andy 0872444207  or Tommy 0868110415

FUNCTION: 7pm Sunday 16 March, Beggars Bush, With the Weaver Brothers, Dublin Bus Social Club, Coldcut Road, Clondalkin. Táille €7. Organised by Lucan and Palmerstown/Quarryvale Sinn Féin


SF CUMANN LAUNCH: Launch of the Hartley – Mullins – Meehan cumann, Graiguenamanagh. 8.30pm Friday 7 March, Gahans Bar, Music by Blackstairs Rebel. Táille:Free. Prominent Speaker.


FUNCTION; Ballad session, 6-9pm, Sunday 23 February in The Top of the Town Pub , Athrea. Music by John Donegan and band, guest speaker Martin Ferris TD. Táille €5



VIGIL AND MARCH; marking 20th Anniversary of Gilbraltar killings. Vigil, 6 March, Bridge of Peace, followed by candlelit march 7.30pm from Dundalk Shopping Centre.

ROGERS/MARTIN COMMEMORATION: Volunteer Eugene Martin Memorial Trophy 1pm Sunday 16 March, Naomh Malachi pitch followed by Volunteer Keith Rogers 5th Anniversary Commemoration, 2.30pm Sunday 16 March.  Assemble Shelagh North Louth. Function afterwards in Naomh Malachi GFC Clubrooms.  Orgainsed by Rogers Martin Cumann, North Louth


SINN FÉIN ANNUAL DINNER DANCE; International Women’s Day 8pm Saturday 8 March, Old Darnley Lodge, Áth Buí. Táille €35



Exhibition on Aidan’s life will be on display and will continue for the weekend.

Thurs 21 Feb
•     Anniversary Mass at 8pm in Clara Chapel, County Monaghan (two miles from Aughnacloy), followed by refreshments and Ceili at the Aghaloo GFC grounds. Aughnacloy.

Fri 22 Feb
•     Irish night in Quinn’s Corner (on Ballygawley- Dungannon Road). Unveiling of Seán McCaughey/Aidan McAnespie Sinn Féin cumann banner. Music by Gerry Cunningham. Begins at 9.30pm.

Sat 23 Feb
•     Aghaloo GFC club Minor 7-a-side tournament at the local club grounds. Commencing at 10.30am.

Sun 24 Feb
•     Minor tournament final at 1pm followed by parade within GFC grounds to the spot where Aidan was shot. Short prayer service followed by guest speakers.
•     Exhibition game between Aidan McAnespie team (Boston) and Cormac McAnallen team (Sydney). Celebrity players on both teams.

• Your support for Aidan’s 20th anniversary weekend will be greatly appreciated by the McAnespie family.


NIGHT OF REMEMBRANCE; in honour of Volunteer Ed O’Brien. 8.30pm  1 March Ashdown Hotel, Gorey. Featuring Celtic Paddies. Main speaker Martin Ferris TD.


County Louth SF Lotto
Week 6, Numbers Drawn 8,17,18, 32. No Jackpot winner 4 share €100: Bronagh Duffy, Rogers Martin Cumann; Danny Kane, O’Carroll Tierney Cumann; Barney Carrie, O’Carroll Tierney Cumann and David Clarke, O’Carroll Tierney Cumann. Jackpot next week €1,100.


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