25 August 2005 Edition

Fógraí Poblachtánacha - republican notices

25 August 2005

I nDíl Chuimhne

Aug. 22nd 1972: Vol Noel Madden, Newry Brigade; Aug. 22nd 1972: Vol Oliver Rowntree, Newry Brigade; Aug. 22nd 1972: Vol Patrick Hughes, Newry Brigade; Aug. 25th 1982: Vol Eamonn Bradley, Derry Brigade; Aug. 26th 1972 Vol James Carlin, South Down Command; Aug. 26th 1972: Vol Martin Curran, South Down Command; Aug. 27th 1974: Vol Patrick... Free article

Fógra báis - Paul O'Brien - an appreciation

25 August 2005



I couldn't believe the news. Paul O Brien the raconteur, balladeer, poet, community activist and fighter for workers' rights had passed away in Tallaght Hospital. His daughter Ellen had rang me on Monday morning to tell me that he had passed away in the middle of the night. I was actually putting together magazines and reading material on my... Free article

Fógra báis - Tom Rooney

25 August 2005

Tom Rooney from Cullyhanna, South Armagh who died on 22 June this year was a founder member of the Michael McVerry Sinn Féin Cumann. Tom was one of life's gentlemen, a keen sportsman — tough but clean on the football field but huge in heart and in everything that is honourable and good. He could be described as the gentle giant of Drummill and Tullynavall.

Tom... Free article

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