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10 March 2005 Edition

Answering back on the Hunger Strike

10 March 2005

In last week's issue, Bik McFarlane, OC of the republican prisoners in the H-Blocks during the 1981 Hunger Strike, rubbished claims that the IRA Army Council rejected an offer made by the British that could have brought the protest to an end in July, preventing the deaths of six men. The claims had been made by former H-Block prisoner Richard O'Rawe, (right) in a book published through the British Sunday Times. Free article

Frongoch: 'Ollscoil na Réabhlóide'

10 March 2005

The story of Frongoch, the 'university of revolution', where over 1,800 Irish Volunteers were imprisoned after 1916, is now brought to stage in a tri-lingual production, writes AN DRAOI RUA Free article

Gone to the dogs? Far from it!

10 March 2005

Sinn Féin's centenary celebrations in Cork started with a bang on 24 February last as 2,500 people packed Curraheen Park Dog Track for a Gala Night at the Dogs. Free article


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