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1 September 2015 Edition

Centenaries – Ireland remembers O’Donovan Rossa

1 September 2015

THOUSANDS of people lined the streets of Dublin on 1 August as Sinn Féin marked the 100th anniversary of the legendary 1915 funeral of unrepentant Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa – an event widely seen as the call to arms for the Easter Rising of 1916. Premium service article

‘We won’t be lectured to by those who have repeatedly failed to honour their obligations’

1 September 2015

TORRENTIAL RAIN over Dundalk, County Louth, on the day of the National Hunger Strike Commemoration eased just enough for the thousands upon thousands of marchers from the four corners of Ireland and beyond (accompanied by many bands from Ireland and Scotland) to parade their long way up the Newry Road, snaking through the Border town centre to rally close to The Square before the heavens opened up again. Premium service article


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