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1 June 2015 Edition

Wolfe Tone Weekend Festival

1 June 2015

Wolfe Tone – The Exhibition, Traditional Irish Music and Family Fair Free article

Sinn Féin Summer School 2015

1 June 2015

THE Annual Sinn Féin Summer School goes from strength to strength and this year again features thought-provoking, outspoken figures. The 2015 line-up includes Guardian columnist and TV commentator Owen Jones, author of The Establishment’ and ‘Chavs: The Demonisation of the Working Class; artist Jim Fitzpatrick, best known for his iconic images of Che Guevara and his Celtic mythology scenes; John Brewer, Professor of Post-Conflict Studies of Queen’s University Belfast; UCD lecturer Julien Mercille, author of The Political Economy and Media Coverage of the European Economic Crisis: The Case of Ireland; and former Dublin All-Ireland winning footballer and transplant surgeon Dr David Hickey, who has been a long-time advocate for a better public health system. Free article


Public urged to get involved in centenary commemoration

1 June 2015

THE O’Donovan Rossa funeral on 1 August 1915 is widely recognised as the call to arms for the subsequent 1916 Rising. This public spectacle of strength and organisation by the Irish Volunteers and other groups brought over 100,000 onto the streets of Dublin to watch the funeral cortege pass by on its way to Glasnevin. Free article

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