Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

3 August 2015 Edition

The National Hunger Strike Commemoration

3 August 2015

THE HUNGER STRIKE is the pinnacle of resistance demonstrated by Irish republican prisoners down the decades of Irish history. Free article

Who guards the guardians?

3 August 2015

LEAVING the pitch at Pearse Stadium, Brendan Rogers looked agitated and dismayed. He had just been shown a black card. When he and his teammate Mark Lynch, captain of Derry, questioned the decision they were met with an abrupt retort. “I don’t have to explain myself to you,” said the referee. An hour later, Derry had been knocked out of the All-Ireland 2015 qualifiers by Galway and were on the long road home. Free article

Bilbao – A city reborn

3 August 2015

MAYOR JUAN MARI ABURTO of Bilbao put his finger on it when he accepted my plaudits about the formidable two-decade rise of his city but noted that many challenges lie ahead. Free article

Brendan ‘Benny’ Lynch, Belfast

3 August 2015

HUNDREDS of mourners from across the country attended the funeral of former ‘Blanketman’ Brendan ‘Benny’ Lynch who died on Sunday 5 July after a long illness. Free article

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I nDíl Chuimhne agus Comhbhrón

3 August 2015

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


3 August 2015


Volunteer Charlie McGlade Commemoration. Saturday 19 September. Assemble 3:30pm, Dolphin Road Green, Drimnagh. Main speaker: Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD. Colour party and Rising Phoenix RFB in attendance.

The Volunteer Charlie McGlade Memorial Cup Tug-O-War Challenge will be held on the day. 

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Mandate... Free article

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