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30 March 2014 Edition

Shatter should walk the plank

30 March 2014

THE SHOCK REVELATION that the Garda have been illegally recording phone calls at Garda stations for more than 30 years – coming on the same day as the sudden resignation of Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan (25 March) – has ramped up the pressure on Justice Minister Alan Shatter to also “walk the plank”, Sinn Féin TD Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said. Free article

‘The Women’s Mural’

30 March 2014

A MAGNIFICENT new painting to celebrate and commemorate the role of republican women throughout Irish history has been unveiled at City Hall in Belfast. Free article

Springtime means showtime

30 March 2014

AN EARTHQUAKE which started in Derry was being felt in Dublin over the St Patrick’s Day weekend. Fortunately, the seismic event was man-made. Free article

Shane Mac Thomáis, Dublin

30 March 2014

Glasnevin Cemetery historian and former An Phoblacht columnist and Sinn Féin activist Shane Mac Thomáis died suddenly on Thursday 20 March. Shane’s father, Éamonn, another noted historian as well as a broadcaster and author and IRA activist, was Editor of An Phoblacht in 1972 and 1974. Free article

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Seán Cumiskey, Meath

30 March 2014

THE DEATH has occurred of Meath republican Seán Cumiskey, a friend of the late Sinn Féin Councillor Eddie Fullerton in Birmingham in the 1970s and one of the six men who in 1977 defied state forces to fulfill IRA Volunteer Frank Stagg’s dying wish to be buried in the Republican Plot in his local cemetery in Mayo. Free article

I nDíl Chuimhne

30 March 2014

All notices and obituaries should be sent to [email protected] by Friday 11 April 2014 Free article

Imeachtaí • Events

30 March 2014

» Imeachtaí There is a charge of €10 for inserts printed in our Imeachtaí/Events column. You can also get a small or large box advert. Contact: [email protected] for details. Free article

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