8 May 1997 Edition

Hunger Strikers remembered in US

8 May 1997

Irish American activists travelled from as far as Ohio and Pennsylvania to attend Irish Northern Aid's 16th annual Hunger Strike Commemoration protest in front of the British consulate in Manhattan on Saturday 3 May. Free article

Loughgall martyrs remembered

8 May 1997

THE TYRONE NATIONAL GRAVES ASSOCIATION is to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the deaths at Loughgall of eight IRA Volunteers and civilian Anthony Hughes during a wreath laying ceremony in Cappagh on Thursday evening 8 May. Free article

Bobby Sands Memorial Lecture

8 May 1997

JIM GIBNEY, A MEMBER OF Sinn Fein's Ard Comhairle and one of the main movers behind the H Block/Armagh committee set up in support of the Five H Block Demands, delivered the annual Bobby Sands memorial lecture in the Felons Club on Saturday night 3 May. Free article

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