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2 March 2015 Edition

1916 centenary programme of events launched

2 March 2015

THERE could be no more fitting place for the launch in February of Sinn Féin’s nationwide ‘Programme of 1916 Commemorative Events’ than Wynn’s Hotel in Dublin, where the Irish Volunteers and Cumann na mBan were founded. And it could have had a no more fitting audience than descendants of the men and women of the 1916 Easter Rising joining Sinn Féin and the Ambassadors of the revolutionary states of Palestine, South Africa and Cuba. Free article

Nancy McAuley, Cavan and Antrim

2 March 2015

THERE was a great sadness from Cavan to north Antrim as Nancy McAuley passed away on 28 November. Originally from County Cavan, Nancy made her home and raised her family in Loughgiel, County Antrim. A lifelong republican, Nancy is still remembered fondly by the big kids of the parish for her curries, apple crumble and custard and other delights while she was the chef at the local St Patrick’s Primary School. Free article

Marty Crudden, Fermanagh

2 March 2015

BORN on 4 November, 1922, Martin Joseph Crudden, or Marty as he was known to his friends, was a lifelong republican. He lived the entirety of his life along the Cavan/Fermanagh border in the townland of Drumherrif near the village of Kinawley, County Fermanagh. Free article

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Imeachtaí – Events

2 March 2015



(40th Anniversary)

Tuesday 17 March – Assemble 2:30pm at Berkeley Road Church, Dublin 7, parade to Glasnevin Cemetery.

Speakers: Dessie Ellis and Nicky Kehoe.



8pm Friday 20 March – Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells, Co Meath

Honorees: Jimmy Lynch (Kentstown) and Seamus O’Kane (Skreen)

Music by Martin McGuinness.

Táille... Free article

I nDíl Chuimhne agus Comhbhrón

2 March 2015

Life springs from death and from the graves of patriot men and women spring living nations – Pádraig Pearse Free article

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