Republican News · Thursday 13 April 2000

[An Phoblacht]

AFA TABLE QUIZ: 8pm Thursday 13 April, Teachers' Club, Parnell Square, DUBLIN. Organised by Anti-Fascist Action. All groups and activists welcome

SF FUNCTION: Featurng Powerhouse and trad session. 9pm Friday 14 April, Harney's, BALLYEDMOND, Copunty Wexford. Speaker from Garvaghy Road and launch of An Píce - Wexford Republican News. Door prizes, bar extensions. Adm 2.50. Organised by the Ed O'Brien Sinn Féin Cumann

SF PUBLIC MEETING: On the Garvaghy Road siege. 8pm Friday 14 April, the Mill Room, Doyle's Pub, KILCOOLE, County Wicklow. Speaker: Joe Duffy. Organised by the Mitchell/Williams Sinn Féin Cumann

FRIENDS OF IRELAND NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Making the Good Friday Agreement Work. Friday 14 April-Saturday 15 April, TUC Congress House, Great Russell Street, LONDON, England. Registration 1pm Friday, 9.45am Saturday. Speakers from Sinn Féin, SDLP, UUP, Women's Coalition, Alliance Party, Irish and British governments, US and South Africa. Further details from BM Box, Friends of Ireland, London, WC1N 3XX

MEMORIAL MASS: In memory of Tess Kearney. 5pm Saturday 15 April, Capucian Church, Church Street, DUBLIN. At the request of the National Graves Association

SEMINAR: Dispersal and Direct Provision for Refugees and Asylum Seekers. 2-4pm Sunday 16 April, Liberty Hall, DUBLIN. Speakers: Inez McCormack (ICTU), Stasia Crickley (NCCRI), Josephine Olusla (ARASI), John Tambwe (African Refugee Network), Siobhán Phelan (FLAC). Organised by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties/Irish Refugee Council. Info: iccl@iol.ie

SF PUBLIC MEETING: Ireland Votes, Britain Vetoes. 7.45pm Monday 17 April, Town Hall, WARRENPOINT, County Down. Chair: Mitchel McLaughlin. Everyone welcome

SF FUNCTION: Featuring Oisín. Wednesday 19 April, Parnell Mooney, Parnell Street, DUBLIN. Late bar and DJ afterwards. Táille 5. Organised by the O'Malley/Russell SF Cumann

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Ballad session with Finnegan's Wake and the Dan Darragh RFB. 8pm Saturday 22 April, Spailpin Fanach, CORK. Táille 5. Organised by the Cork Republican Commemoration Committee

IRISH NIGHT: Featuring Justice. Sunday 23 April, Donaghy's Bar, DUNGANNON, County Tyrone. Táille 4

SF EASTER FUNCTION: Featuring No Strings Attached. Sunday 23 April ,Clonmellon Arm, CLONMELLON, County Meath. Raffle on night

SF FUNCTION: Featuring Oisín. Sunday 23 April, Widow Scallan's, Pearse Street, DUBLIN. Buffet, táille 5. Organised by Dublin Southeast Sinn Féin

HISTORICAL WALK: 1916 Rebellion Historical Walk. Retrace the scenes and events of the Rising. Easter Sunday 23 April. Contact Nollaig on 2824508 for further details

EASTER FUNCTION: Featuring the Blarney Pilgrims and Dan Darragh RFB, Antrim. 8pm Sunday 23 April, CIE Club, Arcadia, CORK. Táille 6, from SF office Barrack St, tel 021-311 389. Organised by the Cork Commemoration Committee

SF EASTER FUNCTION: 9pm Sunday 23 April, Eamon Kiernan's pub, LONGFORD TOWN, County Longford. Music by Na Lads. Táille 2

EASTER FUNCTION: Featuring the Pot Belly Folk. 9.30pm Sunday 23 April, Strand Hotel, CLONAKILTY, County Cork. Táille 5, includes chicken supper and bar ext. Details on 023 34569

MARCH/COMMEMORATION: Don't let the SDLP take down your monument to Downpatrick's Republican Martyrs. 7pm Monday 24 April. Prominent speaker

SF FUNCTION: Featuring Celtic Paddies. 9pm Monday 24 April, Murphy Flood's Hotel, ENNISCORTHY, County Wexford. Guest speakers. Tickets 3

PLAQUE UNVEILING: To Joe Clarke. Assemble 6.30pm Monday 24 April, City Hall, DUBLIN. Band in attendance. Followed by function in the Green Lizard, Francis Street and raffle for 1,000

PICKET: To remember the men and women of 1916 and to protest at the suspension of the Good Friday Agreement. 12 noon Monday 24 April, British Embassy, DUBLIN. All welcome. Organised by the INC

SF PUBLIC MEETING: With Bairbre De Brun. Thursday 27 April, Shandon Court Hotel, John Redmond Street, CORK. Organised by Cork Sinn Féin Comhairle Ceantair

SF FUNDRAISER: Featuring the Clare Celts. 10pm-2am Thursday 27 April, Pat's Bar, TULLAMORE, County Offaly. Bar ext. Táille 5

VOLUNTEER COMMEMORATION: 25th Anniversary of Volunteer Neil Lafferty. Assemble 2pm Sunday 30 April CLADY, County Tyrone and parade to Doneloop Graveyard. Speaker: Seán McManus (Sligo). Coach Leaving Health Centre car park, Strabane 1.30pm sharp. Taille 2

SF SPEAKING TOUR: Speaking tour by SF Assembly member John Kelly. 7.30pm Thursday 27 April, Sheffield University, SHEFFIELD, England; 7.30pm Friday 28 April, Pride of Erin, Alfred Street North, NOTTINGHAM; 1pm Saturday 29 April, Trades Union Club, Pershore Road, BIRMINGHAM; 1pm Sunday 30 April, Secular Hall, Humberstonegate, LEICESTER; 1pm Monday 1 May, Urban Studies Centre, Market Hall, CHESTERFIELD. Organised by the Troops Out Movement

SF FUNCTION: Featuring the Irish Brigade. 8.30pm Friday 5 May, Ierne Ballroom, Parnell Square, DUBLIN. Táille 5. Organised by Tallaght Sinn Féin

1916 RISING SOCIAL: Featuring the McNasmara Brothers, exhibition, slides, poetry, song, late and stalls. 7.30pm Friday 5 May, Lar Ionad na nGael, 2a Davenport Road, LONDON, England. Organised by the IBRG

WELCOME HOME FUNCTION: For ex-POW Liam O Duibhir. 9pm Friday 19 May, Blake's Tavern, BLAKESTOWN, County Dublin. Music by Justice. Táille 5

CONFERENCE: Republicanism - The Way Forward. 9.30am-5pm Monday 22 May, Europa Hotel, BELFAST, County Antrim. Further info from Springhill Community house 028 90326722

HUNGER-STRIKE COMMEMORATION: March and Rally. Sunday 11 June, DUNDALK, County Louth. Any bands interested contact Dixie on 872647317

THE Wolfe Tone Society are currently running educationals every month on aspects of the freedom struggle in Ireland. To attend please contact us at the Wolfe Tone Society, BM Box 6191, London, WC1N 3XX, tel 020-8442 8778, fax 020-8442 8778, email: wts@brosna.demon.co.uk

NORTH BELFAST: National Flags and Easter Lilies on sale at Sinn Féin Office, 100 Brompton Park and Sinn Féin Office, Arbour St, Bone

BALLAD GROUP AVAILABLE: The Sam Hall Ballad Band are taking bookings for Easter. Ring Bobby on 01762-831680, County Armagh

CORK SINN FÉIN lotto is re-starting. Any supporters or friends would like to help out and build our electoral base contact Don Bullman or Michael Nugent at 136 Barrack Street, Cork

SF SHOPS: Sinn Féin Shop in 44 Parnell Square. Open six days a week 11am-4pm, Monday-Friday, and 10am-5pm on Saturdays; MONAGHAN: Sinn Féin Siopa Monaghan Town, tel 82917/Fax 71849; KERRY: Siopa Shinn Féin, 2 Moyderwell, Tralee; CORK: 138 Barrack Street, tel 311 389, open Monday-Saturday 11-5pm

THE Ballad of Diarmuid O'Neill is now available on tape, available from SF office, Parnell Square and Lower Dominic Street, priced 6/5 sterling. All profits to Justice for Diarmuid O'Neill Campaign.

Blanchardstown SF Lotto

6 April. Winning nos: 10,14,24. No winner. 5 consolation prizes of 10.Tina Ward, Liz Lennon, Nora Hazlett, F Cranks, George, c/o Ray. . Next week's jackpot 500.

Sth Derry SF Lotto Results

Winnings nos 1,15,16,17. No jackpot winners. 5 x 10 winners. J McPeake, c/o Maghera; D McCann, c/o Magherafelt; J Bradley, c/o Ballinascreen; K McKenna, c/o Greenlough; G McCann, c/o Newbridge. Next week's jackpot 1,950.

Easter events

CORK

CORK CITY: Assemble 2pm Sunday 23 April, National Monument, Grand Parade, and march to St Finbarr's Cemetery. Speaker: Pat Treanor (Monaghan). RFB in attendance

CLONAKILTY: Assemble 12.30pm Sunday 23 April, Astna Square

YOUGHAL: Assemble 10.45am Sunday 23 April, Devonshire Arms, and march to Republican Plot, North Abbey Cemetery

DERRY

Assemble 12 noon Sunday 23 April, St Patrick's Chapel, Dungiven. Speaker: Michelle Gildernew (Tyrone)

DONEGAL

Assemble 3pm Sunday 23 April, Johnston's Corner,Stranorlar for march to Memorial Monument. Speaker: Mitchel McLaughlin (Derry)

DOWN

CASTLEWELLAN: Assemble 4pm Sunday 23 April, Lower Square. Speaker: Martin Meehan (Antrim)

DOWNPATRICK: Assemble 7pm Monday 24 April, Sinn Féin Centre, Irish Street

DUBLIN

Assemble 1.30pm Sunday 23 April, GPO, O'Connell Street, for mrahc to Glasnevin Cemetery. Speaker: Martin McGuinness (Derry)

LIMERICK

Assemble 11.45am Sunday 23 April, Bedford Row, Limerick City and march Republican Plot, Mount St Laurence Cemetery

LONGFORD

Assemble 2.30pm Sunday 23 April, Legan NS, and march to Foxhall Cemetery (3pm). Speaker: Joe Reilly (Meath)

MEATH

Assemble 3pm Sunday 23 April, GAA park, Ballinlough, refreshments afterwards in Gary's Bar, Crosskiel

MONAGHAN

Wreathlaying ceremony for Volunteers Tim Daly and Packie Duffy. Assemble 5pm Saturday 22 April, St Mary's Churchyard, Inniskeen. Speaker: Arthur Morgan (Louth)

WATERFORD

Assemble 3pm Domhnach 23ú Aibrean, I Touraneena, Contae Portlairge

WEXFORD

Assemble 2.15pm Monday 24 April, Rafter's Bridge, and march to St Mary's Cemetery. Band in attendance. Prominent speaker

ENGLAND

12 noon Sunday 23 April, Camden Irish Centre, Murray Street, London. Followed by benefit function with Seán Brady in the main bar for National Graves Association. Organise by the Wolfe Tone Society

AUSTRALIA

12.30pm Monday 24 April, The Harp, Grandstand Road, Belmont, PERTH. Irish bands and bar-b-cue, speehes. All welome. Info from Deromt on 041 89 102 10, fax (00 61 8) 947 02393

SF Coach leaving Health Centre Car-Park, Strabane, 2pm. Band Coach Leaving Fountain Street Community Centre Strabane 2pm. Taille 2


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