Republican News · Thursday 19 August 1999

[An Phoblacht]

IMPLEMENT THE AGREEMENT PICKET. St. Catherine's Church, Thomas Street (Beside Robert Emmet Pub), DUBLIN. 1pm-2pm, Saturday, 21

August. All welcome

SF FUNCTION: Featuring Gypsy Lacey. 8pm Sunday 22 August, Mother Redcap's, Christchurch, DUBLIN. Táille 4. All welcome. Organised by the O'Malley/Russell SF Cumann

BENEFIT DANCE for Garvaghy Road Residents, the Talbot Hotel, WEXFORD, Friday, 27 August, featuring Borderline. Táille 3. Organised by the Dunne/Kelly Sinn Féin Cumann

LATIN AMERICA Solidarity Campaign fundraiser, featuring Dublin's MaSamba and Red Box's `Copacabana' DJ from Brazil, Cal.

8pm, Friday 27 August, Whelans of Wexford Street, DUBLIN.

5/3 Concession

SF FUNDRAISER: Featuring Spirit of Freedom. 8pm Friday 3 September, Fernhill Golf Club, CARRIGALINE, County Cork. Táille 5. Organised by the McSwiney/Ahern/O'Neill Sinn Féin Cumann

WELCOME-HOME FUNCTION: For ex-POWs Harry Duggan and Joe O'Connell. Friday 3 September, the Auburn Lodge Hotel, ENNIS, County Clare. Music by Thady's Remedy. Táille 5

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring Éire Og. Friday 3 September, St Pat's Club, NORTHAMPTON, England. Tickets 5. Contact Orla on 0370807303

JUSTICE FOR DIARMUID O'NEILL picket, Daunt Square, CORK CITY, 2pm, Saturday, 4 September. Organised by Ogra Shinn Féin

SF FUNDRAISER: Featuring Spirit of Freedom. 8pm Saturday 4 September, Fob and Gill, Mayfield, CORK CITY. Táille 4. Organised by the Ahern/Crowley Sinn Féin Cumann

BENEFIT SOCIAL: For Friends of the Garvaghy Road and Celtic supporters, London, featuring Éire Og. Saturday 4 September Familt Tree Pub, The Roundway, LONDON, England. Tickets 5 in advance, 8 at door. Further details from Peter at 0181-4428778

SINN FEIN Function featuring ``The Spirit of Freedom'' ballad group from Donegal at The Strand Hotel, Clonakilty, COUNTY CORK, Sunday 5 September. Eolas ó 023-34569, 086-2202029

TOM DELEGATION: To Belfast, Birmingham Report Back Meeting

7.30pm Monday 6 September, The Union Club, Pershore Road, BIRMINGHAM, England. Come along and hear the experiences of people who stayed with families in west Belfast and listened to their views

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring Oisín. 8.30pm Tuesday 7 September, Brookwoood Inn, CORDUFF, County Dublin. Táille 3

DIARMUID O'NEILL PICKETS: Justice for Diarmuid O'Neill Campaign Pickets against his murder and its cover-up. 9 September, Crown Prosecution Service, 50 Ludgate Hill EC4M 6pm-7pm; 16 September, New Scotland Yard, off Victoria Street SW1 6pm-7pm; 23 September, Vigil at St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square WC2N 5.30pm-7pm; 26 September, Hammersmith Police Station, Shepherds Bush Road 11am-12.30pm

CONFERENCE: The North of Ireland, What Next? A one day conference on the current situation in the North of Ireland. 10am-5pm Saturday 20 November, The Union Club, Pershore Road, BIRMINGHAM, England. Buses 45 & 47 from City Centre. Confirmed Speakers: John MacDonnell MP - Parliamentary Friends of Ireland Group; Sinn Féin; Kevin Lawrenson, Newtonbutler Residents Action Group. For further information contact. TOM, PO Box 1032 Birmingham B12 8BZ Tel: 0121 643 7542 / 0121 773 8683 email:

REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S FORUM coffee/tea morning in the Lough Tavern, CORK CITY, 11am, Saturday, 11 September. All republican women are welcome to attend and if anyone has spare books/videos, these will be donated to the republican prisoners. Táille 1.

THE WOLFE TONE SOCIETY are holding a series of Educationals on Sinn Féin and the implementation of the peace process and Sinn Féin policies affecting Ireland in London over the next few months. If you want to become involved please contact is or write to: WTS, BM Box 6191, London WC1N 3XX or Telephone 0181 442 8778 or E-mail us on

SF BOOK SHOP: The Sinn Féin Shop in Parnell Square, Dublin has now in stock a large selection of Republican Crafts, T-Shirts, Badges, posters and CDs/Tapes. Open six days a week 11am-4pm, Mon-Fri, and 10am-5pm on Saturdays

SF SHOP: The Sinn Féin Siopa in Monaghan town now has a large selection of leathercraft and other republican items for sale. Tel 047 82917/Fax 71849




Winning Nos: 7, 13, 19. Winner of 600 jackpot: Liz Malone. Next jackpot 100.



Winning Nos. 1,4,7,11. No jackpot winners. Five 10 winners. E. Donnelly, c/o Magherafelt; J. Gribbon, c/o Maghera; M. O'Hagan, c/o Greenlough; B. Murray, c/o Draperstown; J. Toner, c/o Bellaghy. Next week's jackpot 350.

West Tyrone Volunteers' Commemoration

26-29 August

Thursday 26 August: Commemorative Exhibition

`1969-1999: 30 Years of Struggle', Sinn Féin Constituency Office, Bridge Street, Strabane.

Quiz Night, Cumann Mhic Shioghair Club Rooms.

Friday 27 August: National Graves Fundraiser. Music by Terry Boyle and Flight of Earls, Kelly's Bar, Abercorn Square, 10pm to 1.30am. Táille 3. Guest Speaker: Joe Cahill.

Saturday, 28 August: Ex-Prisoners' Gaelic Match 1.30pm, followed by craic, ceol agus bia i gCumann Mhic Shioghair.

Sunday 29 August: West Tyrone Volunteers' Commemoration Parade. Assemble at Ballycolman Shops at 2.30pm and parade to Republican Plot at Strabane Cemetery. Bands and prominent speaker in attendance.

Eleventh Desmond Greaves Summer School

August 27-29, 1999

Irish Labour History Museum

A weekend of political thought and discussion

Beggars Bush Barracks, Haddington Rd., Ballsbridge, DUBLIN 4.

Táille: Full School: 10, Individual sessions: 3, Unwaged: half price

Bookings to Mícheál O Loinsigh, Summer School Director, 24 Belgrave Road, Dublin 6. Tel: 298 5315

John Joe McGirl Commemorative Weekend

Ballinamore, County Leitrim

Friday 27 to Sunday 29 August

Friday: John Joe McGirl Memorial Lecture, the Commercial Hotel, Ballinamore, 9pm sharp. Prominent speaker. Táille 5. Followed by a Sinn Féin function.

Saturday: Excerpts from Dubbeljoint Theatre Company's production `Forced Upon Us', 8pm, Ballinamore Hall. Followed by an Irish night in Shorts Bar.

Sunday: John Joe McGirl Commemoration, Ballinamore. Assemble at top of town, 2.30pm.

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