Republican News · Thursday 24 August 2000

[An Phoblacht]

WEST TYRONE COMMEMORATION WEEKEND: Thursday 24 August: annual commemorative quiz, Cumann Mhic Shíoghair commences 9pm. Inaugural presentation of Jim McAleer Shield; Friday 25 August: Discussion on the Way Forward. 8pm Katy Daly's. Railway road, STRABANE, County Tyrone. Speaker: Mitchel McLaughlin. Followe by music from Saoirse and disco, 10pm-1am. Táille 2 (for both); Saturday 26 August: Fun Day, organised by Cairde (ex-POWs group). 2pm Pairc Mhic Shíoghair, includes Gaelic match, old hands vs young guns, puc fada, bouncy castle, quoits etc. Food and refreshments provided for all. Followed by music by Terry boyle in Clubhouse from 4-6pm; Sunday 27 August: annual West Tyrone Commemoration. Assemble 2pm Ballycolman Shops and parade to Republican Plot, Strabane Cemetery. Speaker: Francie Molloy. Bands in attendance. Republican Grand Draw will take place during annual commemoration function in Katy Daly's at 10pm. Music by Tuan. Táille 4

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring the Wolfe Tones. 8pm Friday 25 August, CIE Club, ARCADIA, Cork City. Táille 12. Tickets from SF office, Barrack Street, tel 021-4311 389. Organised by the Cork Republican Commemoration Committee

JOHN JOE McGIRL COMMEMORATIVE WEEKEND: John Joe McGirl Memorial Lecture, 9.30pm Friday 25 August, the Commercial Hotel, BALLINAMORE, County Leitrim. Speaker: Brian Keenan (ex-POW). Followed by function featuring Village Folk; John Joe McGirl Parade: Assemble 8.30pm Saturday 26 August, top of Ballinamore to McGirl Monument. Speaker: John Kelly MLA. Followed by function in McGirl's bar

FUNDRAISING FUNCTION: Featuring Gael Force. Celtic vs Rangers on big screen. 1pm Sunday 27 August, Sallynoggin Inn, SALLYNOGGIN, County Dublin. Táille 3. Organised by Dun Laoighaire Sinn Féin

FUNCTION: Featuring The Blarney Pilgrims. Thursday 31 August, Mother Redcaps, Christchurch, DUBLIN

SF BALLAD SESSION: Featuring Just Green and Cuchulainn. Friday 1 September, The Abbey Room, Grand Hotel, WICKLOW TOWN, County Wicklow. Táille 6, raffle. Speaker: Gerry McGeogh. Organised by Wicklow SF. Tel jophn furlong for details on 086-8363487

SF ELECTION SOCIAL: Featuring Sean Nos. Friday 1 September, Valley Inn, DUNLEER, County Louth. Táille 3

SF FUNCTION: Featuring Clare Celts. 9pm Friday 1 September, Grove Bar, ATHLONE, County Westmeath. Táille 2

OSF EDUCATION WEEKEND: 1-3 September, South Armagh. Workshops on Publicity, Group Organisation, Banner making, election work and Campaigns. Also included are Demilitarisation, tour of South Armagh, Political briefing and function on Saturday night. all ages welcome. Contact: 26 Counties, Damian on 01-8726100, Matt on 042-9663579. Six Counties, Seán Pól, 077-191 27704. email:

ANNUAL CLAY-PIGEON SHOOT: In memory of Volunteers Martin McCaughey and Dessie Grew. 11.30am sharp Sunday 3 September, USUAL VENUE. Prizegiving in usual venue 10pm. Music by Gerry and Pat. All welcome

SF ELECTION FUNDRAISER: Friday 8 September, Ruby Finnegans, The Ranch, Ballyfermot, DUBLIN. Táille 2.50. Organise by Ballyfermot SF

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring Sean Nos. 9pm Friday 8 September, Stewart's pub, BALLYCUMBER, County Offaly. Táille 3. All welcome. Organised by the Liam Dignam Sinn Féin Cumann

THE WOLFE TONE SOCIETY are holding a `Thousands are Sailing' exhibition on Irish emigration, Saturday 9 September, Camden Irish Centre, LONDON, England. Programme of events: 12-2pm, opening ceremony with Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London; 2-2.45pm, Trad set dancing display; 3-5pm, Lance Pettit introduces Philip Donnellan's film the Irishmen, banned by the BBC; 5.30-6.30pm, Sean Brady, ballad session; 7-9pm, Performance of i could read the sky by Timothy o'Grady and Steve Pyke; 9.30-11.30pm, Trad music with six Mile Walk. Contact WTS, BM Box 6191, london WC1N 3XX, tel/fax 020 84428778

SF FUNCTION: Featuring Justice. Saturday 23 September, Widow Scallan's, Pearse Street, DUBLIN. Táille 5. Organised by the Jackie Griffith/Mairéad Farrell Sinn Féin Cumann

CARNIVAL/PROTEST: Carnival for Global Economic Justice: Bring the Spirit of Seattle to Dublin. 1-2pm Tuesday 26 September, Irish Financial Sevices Centre, DUBLIN. Meetings and stalls, 2.30pm Saturday 30 September, Templebar Music Centre, DUBLIN

MARCH/RALLY: 3rd Annual James Larkin Commemoration March & Rally. Assemble 12 noon Saturday 30 September, Mount Pleasant, LIVERPOOL, England. City Centre Route. Bands in attendance. Prominent Speakers. Rally followed by social. For more information contact

PRESENTATION: To Veteran Republican Rody Boland. 9pm Saturday 14 October, the Abbey Court Hotel, NENAGH, County Tipperay. Music by Erin's Fury. Táille 5

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: Kerry Sinn Fein's new premises, including shop and constituency office, are now open. Republican arts and crafts, t-shirts, books, badges, etc. Visitors welcome. Contact Kerry Sinn Fein, 2, Moyderwell, Tralee. Tel/Fax :066-7129545. E-Mail:; CORK: 138 Barrack Street, tel 311 389, open Monday-Saturday 11-5pm; NEWRY: 1 Kilmorey Terrace, Patrick Street. Open 10am - 4pm Mon-Fri, 10am - 12pm Sat. Tel (028) 302 68538. e-mail Website; SCOTLAND: Connolly Bookshop, 101 St Leonard Street, Edinburgh EH 8 9QY

Blanchardstown SF Lotto

17 August. Winning nos: 3,6,20. Winner 150 jackpot: Carmine c/o Robbie. Next week's jackpot 100.

Sth Derry SF Lotto Results, 21 August

Winnings nos 6,12,14,19. No jackpot winner. 5 x 10 winners. Benny Kerr, P Mallow, Noel Bradley, Rose Molloy, Eleanor Dobbs. Next week's jackpot 400.

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