24 July 2008 Edition

Major mobilisation urged for Derry and Antrim commemoration

24 July 2008

THE Annual Counties Derry and Antrim Republican Commemoration will take place in Gulladuff on Sunday, 3 August. The commemorative parade will include marching bands and will assemble at the carpark opposite St. Mary's Church, Mayogall at 5pm before making its way to the Garden of Remembrance at Ionad Poblachtach Lár Uladh. A senior republican will deliver the main address. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

24 July 2008

Six Counties Coastguard to strike, Restaurant owners object to Sunday pay rates, HSE reach agreement on ambulances and Tribunal awards €12,000 in compensation for bullying Free article

Fógraí bháis: Frank Kelly

24 July 2008

THE DEATH occurred on 15 July of Frank Kelly. Well known within the republican family and within his own community of Millbrook Lawns in Tallaght, Dublin, Frank was an active Volunteer in Óglaigh na hÉireann during the 1970s and '80s. He continued to be a loyal supporter of the struggle for Irish freedom and the Sinn Féin peace strategy up until his death from cancer. Free article

Plaque to Alo Hand unveiled in Clones

24 July 2008

THIS year marks the 50th anniversary of the deaths of three Irish republicans who took up arms against British occupation in the North of Ireland in the 1950s: IRA Volunteer Patrick McManus died in a premature explosion near Swanlinbar, County Cavan; James Crossan, the Cavan Sinn Féin organiser who was assassinated by the RUC on the southern side of the border, also near Swanlinbar; and Aloysius 'Alo' Hand, of North Monaghan, who was killed by British forces at Clontivrim, County Fermanagh. Free article

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'Ireland still needs heroes'

24 July 2008

Dublin IRA Volunteer Patrick Cannon was remembered last Saturday as republicans from the city and beyond paraded to his graveside at Balgriffin Cemetery to remember his sacrifice, together with his comrade Peter McElchar of Donegal. Free article

Strabane remembers Fian Tobias Molloy

24 July 2008

ÓGRA and Sinn Féin activists from Tyrone and Derry gathered in Strabane on Wednesday, 16 July to commemorate the 36th anniversary of the death of Fianna Eireann recruit Tobias Molloy. Free article

National Republican Youth Weekend set for Derry

24 July 2008

A National Republican Youth Weekend is set for Derry City on 15 - 17 August. The weekend will coincide with the National Hunger Strike Rally which, for the first time in 27 years, is being organised outside of Belfast. Free article

Scottish support for united Ireland

24 July 2008

AROUND 4,000 people took to the streets of Coatbridge in Scotland to show their support for a united Ireland on Saturday 19 July. Free article

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