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2 July 2012 Edition

Basque victims launch ‘Glencree’ reconciliation initiative

2 July 2012

PEOPLE who lost loved ones to pro-Spanish death squads, Spanish state forces and the armed separatist group ETA came together for the first time to launch a peace and reconciliation initiative in Donostia in the Basque Country on 18 June. Free article

Cathal Brugha

2 July 2012

ONE of the first leaders of the Irish people to lose his life in the Civil War in 1922 was Cathal Brugha TD who for many years had been a key figure in the IRA, Sinn Féin and Conradh na Gaeilge. Free article

Death of Joe O’Boyle, County Antrim

2 July 2012

JOE O’BOYLE, a life-long Irish republican and former Blanket Man in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh, passed away after a short illness on Saturday evening, 19 May, at Antrim Area Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was 64. Free article

Death of ‘Wee Rosie’ Carlin, Derry City

2 July 2012

ROSIE CARLIN, who died on 13 May, was one of the longest-serving Sinn Féin members in Derry City. Rosie was a founding member of the Eamonn Lafferty Sinn Féin Cumann in Creggan and throughout her life was renowned for her quiet determination to defend the downtrodden in society. Free article

Page 3 of 3 Online Irish-language courses

2 July 2012

WWW.GAELTALK.NET teaches the Irish language via online language courses and is offering reduced rates to An Phoblacht readers thanks to Sinn Féin’s Irish Language Development Officer, Liadh Ní Riada. Free article

Free CD of children’s songs and lullabies

2 July 2012

A FREE PACKAGE that includes a terrific CD of children’s songs and lullabies with renowned guitarist Steve Cooney is now available and can be ordered by email..

If you have children, grandchildren, nephews, nieces (you get the picture) then take advantage of this free Government offer. The saying ‘An rud is annamh is iontach’ really applies here.

Anyone interested in getting a free... Free article

O’Donovan Rossa Hurling blitz

2 July 2012

Sinn Féin West Belfast MP Paul Maskey, Culture Minister Caral Ní Chuilin MLA and local Councillor Emma Groves with O’Donovan Rossa GAC U10 hurlers Ruairí Murray and Owen May at the club’s U10 hurling tournament held on Monday 4 June in honour of Joe McKelvey.

Sixteen teams from across Counties Antrim and Down competed in the all-day blitz with the host club running out eventual... Free article


2 July 2012

Tory councillor tells Asian woman to ‘go back to where you came from’, Fine Gael minister ‘moronic’ – says Fine Gael TD and Sinn Féin tops Facebook ‘pols’ Free article

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