Republican News · Thursday 06 April 2000

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OICHE CHEOIL: Le Eamon Mac Donncha. Satharn 6 Bealtaine, Aras Pobail, RATH CAIRN, Tír Chonaill. Táille 3. Cumann Shinn Féin Ráth Cairn. AOI Speisialta Bairbra De Brún, MLA

BENEFIT DANCE: For the ongoing search for Enda Hughes. Friday 7 April, White Horse Hotel, COOTEHILL, County Cavan. donatios to AIB, Cootehill, a/c no 82938079

SF ARD FHEIS FUNCTION: 8.30pm Saturday 8 April, Eustace Street, Temple Bar, DUBLIN. Music by Tuan plus DJ, late bar Táille 6. Tickets on sale at registration desk at Ard Fheis. Organised by Dublin SF

PUBLIC LECTURE: The Relevance of Connolly Socilaism. 7.45pm Tuesday 11 April, ATGWU Hall, Middle Abbey Street, DUBLIN. Speaker: Kevin McCorry, chairperson Mary Cullen.

SF FUNCTION: Featurng Pwerhouse 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. Futher details from BM Box, Friends of Ireland, London, WC1N 3XX

SF PUBLIC MEETING: Ireland Votes, Britain Vetoes. 7.45pm Monday 17 April, Town Hall, WARRENPOINT, County Down. Speaker: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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; 7.30pm 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

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

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

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

VOL SEAN McILVENNA RFB DUNDALK: Anyone interested in joining, regardless of musical ability, can come along to the Sports Centre, DUNDALK, County Louth, every Sunday 6-8pm. Contact Dixie 00363 872647317

NEW RFB: Republican fife and drum band has been formed in Youghal, County Cork. Practice every Tuesday evening in the Community Centre, Youghal. Anyone interested welcome. Contact 021-863077 or e-mail 17nlrkcel@eircom

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

NEW REPUBLICAN BOOKSHOP: The James Connolly Bookshop has opened in EDINBURGH, Scotland. For all republican goods. Address 101, St Leonard Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9QY

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

Blanchardstown SF Lotto

30 March. Winning nos: 5,6,20. No winner. 5 consolation prizes of 10. Paul Reilly, N Donnelly, BJ, Aisling Fagan, Brian McGuirk. Next week's jackpot 400.

Sth Derry SF Lotto Results

27 March. Winnings nos 11,15,17,20. No jackpot winners. 5 x 10 winners.B McLaughlin, Aidan McElwee, Josephine Breen, Mena Loughlin, Conor McKenna. Next week's jackpot 1,900.

Southeast Inner City SF Draw Results

March 2000. 1st: 100, Ann Reilly, 175; 2nd: 50, Derek Larkin, 206; 3rd: 40, Declan Ryan, 269; 4th: 30, John Byrne, 246; 5th: 20, Noel Byrne, 118; 6th: 10, Mick O'Connor, 047. Next draw 28 April.

Dublin Northeast SF Raffle Results

1st: Thomas Mitchell, c/o Denise; 2nd: David Byrne; 3rd: Evan McLaughlin, c/o Adrian; 4th: Cora Holland, c/o Andy.

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