Republican News · Thursday 21 December 2000

[An Phoblacht]

JIM LYNAGH SF CUMANN XMAS FUNCTION AND DRAW: Friday 22 December, Bogue's Bar, CLOGHER, County Tyrone. Music by Céilí Swing. Adm Free

SF XMAS FUNCTION: Featuring Justice and guest speaker Gerry McGeogh, full buffet and presentation. 8pm Friday 22 December, Widow Scallan's, Pearse Street, DUBLIN. hosted by the Jackie Griffith/Mairéad Farrell SF Cumann. Táille 5. tickets and info from Daithí on 086-8534666

IRISH NIGHT:Saturday 23 December, Clodagh Bar, PORTLAW, County Waterford. Music by Rock `n Roll Paddies. Táille 3. Organised by the McGrath/Sands SF Cumann

SF FUNCTION: Kevin Coen/Jim Vaugh Cumann Xmas Buffet. 10pm Saturday 23 December, Meehan's Lounge, DRUMSHANBO, County Leitrim. Music by Ray Cox (formerly Pluck the Duck). Speaker'': Gerry McGeogh. Táille 5. All welcome

GARRISON SINN FÉIN XMAS CEILIDH: Featuring Michael Cleary. Hosted by Joe McManus Cumann Garrison, Wednesday 27 December, the Jolly Farmer, Main St, County Fermanagh. Táille 3 Tickets and information from Terry. 028 (048) 686 59786

SF FUNDRAISER: Wednesday 27 December, Bayview Hotel, WATERVILLE, County Kerry. Music by Kingdom Country. Adm 3 with bar exemption

FOOTBALL MATCH: 2pm Wednesday 27 December, Northvilla FC pitch, KNOCKAHEENY, CORK CITY, for the Thomas McElwee Memorial Trophy. sponsership cards available from SF office, Barrack Street, tel 4311389. Proceeds to the Cork 1981 Hunger Strike Committee

MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER: For the Halpin and Moran Memorial. Featuring The Celts. 8.30pm Wednesday 27 December, O Raghaillaigh's GFC, DROGHEDA, County Louth. Organised by the Halpin/Moran Commemoration Committee

IRISH NIGHT: Friday 29 December, St Davog's GAA Centre, AGHYARAN, County Tyrone. Music by Spirit of Freedom

SF FUNDRAISER: Friday 29 December, Banna Beach Hotel, ARDFERT, County Kerry. Muaic by Denis Treacy and Clann Nua. Tickets are 3 or two for 5

EX-PRISONERS DEVELOPMENT DRAW: Takes palce at a function in McCaffrey's Bar, LISNASKEA, County Fermanagh on Friday 29 December

FUNDRAISING DISCO: For Cloughaneely SF Cumann. 11pm-2.30am Saturday 30 December, Ostan Loch Altan, GORT A CHOIRCE, County Donegal. Táille 5

SF NEW YEAR'S EVE FUNCTION: Eamonn Tiernan's. Main Street, LONGFORD. Music by the Bhoys. Táille 5

REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: Feargal O hAnnluain and Seán Sabhat commemoration. Assemble 3pm Monday 1 January, the Monument, ALTAWALK, County Fermanagh. Tea and sandwiches afterwards in Derrygannon Hall. Memorial draw will take place. Prominent speaker

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring the Wolfe Tones. 8pm Saturday 6 January, CIE Club, Arcadia, CORK CITY. Táille 12. Tickets from SF office, 136 Barrack Street, 021-4311389

ANNUAL SEAN SABHAT Commemoration, Limerick City. Assemble 2.45pm, Sunday 7 January, Bedford Row and march to Mount St Laurence Cemetery. Prominent speaker.

VOLUNTEER COMMEMORATION: Volunteer Séamus Harvey commemoration. Assemble 2pm Sunday 16 January, Flynn's Cross, BALLYBINABY, County Louth. Prominent speaker

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring Bik McFarlane and speaker Ger O'Leary. 8pm Friday 19 January, Abbey Hotel, Abbey Street, DUBLIN. Táille 5. Organised by Sinn Féin Students Forum

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ELECTORAL REGISTER REMINDER: Sinn Fein in South Antrim are reminding Voters in constituency that if they are not registered they will lose their vote. Emergency registration forms can be obtained from the Electoral Office. Anyone needing help to fill in these form can contact 07775563382

INTERESTED in anti-racism/ immigration/ multicultural issues? Then join us! SF's Working Group addressing all these issues is meeting every month in Dublin. We would like more people - from all 32 counties! - to join us! Fresh suggestions and ideas are more than welcome. For details contact Rina on :+44 77 18760518 or e-mail me at:

THE Wolfe Tone Society will be continuing our educationals in London in the New Year on the struggle for freedom, justice and peace in Ireland. Info on WTS, BM Box 6191, london WC1N 3XX. Tel 020-8442 8778 or email

on 01782 646936 (evenings)

SF SHOPS: SIOPA NA HÉALAINNE BELFAST: The Art Shop, 53 Falls Road for Arts, Crafts and books, now stocking a wide range of children's books; DUBLIN: Sinn Féin Shop in 44 Parnell Square. Open six days a week 11am-4pm, Monday-Friday, and 10am-5pm on Saturdays. Website:; NORTH STRAND: open 10am-4,30pm weekdays and 12 noon-3.3opm Saturdays. Nivky Kehoe Advice Centre also available; 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 Féin, 2, Moyderwell, Tralee. Tel/Fax :066-7129545. E-Mail:; New SF shop and constituency office, Market Street, Listowel. opening times, Tues -Sat, 11am-4pm, tel 068-24949;

CORK: 138 Barrack Street, tel (021)4311 389, e-mail Cork Sinn Fein @ Wholesale prices available on badges to cumainn. Open Monday-Saturday 11-5pm;

LOUTH: SF Dundlak shop open from mo-Fri 10am-4pm, tel 042-9328859; 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 Cumann Xmas Lotto

14 December. Nos 1,4,20. 5 x 10 winners: Harry Byrne, Noel Burke, V Ryan, Nora Hazlett, C Costelloe. Two turkey vouchers: Alan Losty, John Branigan. Next week's jackpot 150

South Derry Sinn Féin Lotto

18 December. Winning Numbers 3,5,11,19. No jackpot winners. B Murray, N Glass, D McCann, N Donnelly, JJ Donnelly. Next week's jackpot 450


1st Gary Kelly, no 116, 1,000; 2nd Ray and Joan Fox, no 298, 500; 3rd Paul joseph, no 100, 200; 4th Abdul Narra, 142, 100; 5th Mary Clyne, no 120, 100; 6th Daniel Lafferty, no 253, 100.

Ciaran there was an inssert in the paper about a function in Fermangh. Can you change the venue from the Bilberry Inn to the Jolly Farmer in Belleek, maith thü.

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