Republican News · Thursday 20 April 2000

[An Phoblacht]

FERMANAGH FUNCTION: Good Friday night, Derrylin, featuring Justice; Easter Saturday, Roslea, featuring Spirit of Freedom; Easter Sunday, Donagh, featuring Gerry Cunningham

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

DEMILITARISATION PROTEST: British Military Garrison Out of Ireland. Assemble 2pm Saturday 22 April, Fr Murphy Monument, ENNISCORTHY, County Wexford

WELCOME HOME FUNCTION for Jimmy Murphy, ex POW, Showboat Lounge, County Waterford, Easter Saturday, 22 April, 9pm. Ballads with Rock'n Roll Paddy. Táille: 3

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

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 and Smith/Harford/Doherty RFB. Sunday 23 April, Widow Scallan's, Pearse Street, DUBLIN. Buffet, táille 5. Organised by Dublin Southeast Sinn Féin

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

IRISH NIGHT: Featuring the Border Busters. 8pm Sunday 23 April, Trinity Lodge, BELFAST, County Antrim. Táille 3

REUNION CONCERT: 8pm till late, Monday 24 April, Irish Republican Felons' Club, Falls Road, BELFAST, County Antrim. Music by Durkan Folk Group. Organised by the National Graves Association, Belfast

DOWNPATRICK MARCH: 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

ARDOYNE/BONE/LIGONIEL REPUBLICAN RE-UNION: Tuesday 25 April, Sports and Social Club, BELFAST, County Antrim. Featuring: Auld Hand Plus guests, prominent speaker. Táille 3

PUBLIC MEETING: 8pm Thursday 27 April, Ryan Hotel, LIMERICK CITY, County Limerick. Speaker: Francie Molloy

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

MAY-DAY CELEBRATION: To welome Cuban Trade Union Delegation. 8.30pm Friday 28 April, ATGWU Hall, Middle Abbey Street, DUBLIN. Music, drink, raffle. Ticket 5. Organised by the DCTU and Cuban Solidarity Committee

PUBLIC MEETING: Sinn Féin's Way Forward. 8.30pm Friday 28 April, Creighton Hotel, CLONES, County Monaghan. Speaker: Jim Gibney

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; 7.30pm 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

BENEFIT FUNCTION: 13th anniversary functin for Loughgall Martyrs. 10.30pm till late Friday 5 May, Community Hall, GALBALLY, County Tyrone. Music by Genuine Miracle. Táille 5. All proceeds to Loughgall Campaign

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

PHOTO/VIDEO EXHIBITION: On the 1981 Hunger Strike. 12pm- 5pm Saturday 6 May, Roddy McCorley Club, BELFAST, County Antrim. Followed by social night with Folk Group Phoenix and disco till late

SF IRISH NIGHT: Featuring Justice. Saturday 6 May, Bridge Inn, DUNDALK, County Louth. Táille 2. Promient speaker

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

NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Against Bin Charges and Privatisation. 1.30-6pm Saturday 20 May, Bridgeford Conference Hall, Termonfeckin Road, DROGHEDA, County Louth. Organised by the Drogheda Residents Against Bin Charges and Privatisation

CONFERENCE: Republicanism - The Way Forward. 9.30am-5pm Saturday 20 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:

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

VIDEO FOR SALE: An Turas Deireanach - The Final Journey of the Re-interment of IRA Volunteer Tom Williams. Available from the Art Shop, Falls Road, Belfast and SF Shop 44 Parnell Square, Dublin

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

13 April. Winning nos: 1,12,22. No winner. 5 consolation prizes of 10. Tony Flanagan, c/o Rose; Thomas Moore, c/o Rose; Tina Casey, c/o Rose; Betty Kiernan, c/o Rose; Shane, c/o Rose. Next week's jackpot 550.

Sth Derry SF Lotto Results

Winnings nos 4,12,19,20. No jackpot winners. 5 x 10 winners. Anne Molloy, c/o Ballinascreen; D McCann, c/o Newbridge; P McGuckian, c/o Maghera; B Coyle, c/o Magherafelt; C McPeake, c/o Maghera. Next week's jackpot 2,000.

South Down/North Louth Memorial Lotto

16 April. Nos drawn 17,19,23,24. No winner. 3 10 winners: Patrick Mathers, Downpatrick; Barney McEvoy, Kilcoo; D Ahern, c/o Sos. Next week's jackpot 1,100.

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