Republican News · Thursday 18 January 2001

[An Phoblacht]

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

PUBLIC MEETING: Community Forests Ireland is having a public meeting 3pm Satuday 20 January, the Clarence Hotel, Wine St, SLIGO. Anyone interested in local communities managing their own forests, please come along

SF FUNCTION: Featuring the Rock `n roll Paddies. 9pm Friday 26 January, Pat's Bar, TULLAMORE, County Offaly. Táille 3

WELCOME-HOME FUNCTION: For former POWs Paul Dingus Magee and Angelo Fusco. Friday 26 January. Music by Brehon Law. Táille 3 (2 for 5)

BLOODY SUNDAY BUS: From Tipperary to Derry. Departs Nenagh at 10am and returns after march (15 return). Accomodation arranged for minimal fee. Contact Joe on 087-6181030

IRISH NIGHT: Saturday 27 January. Thornlea Hotel, CUSHENDALL, County Antrim. Music by Celtic Rogue. Organised by Larne/Camlough Sinn Féin Cumann

IRISH NIGHT: For unveiling of new Hunger Strike Memorial Plaque at Ford's Cross with Band and disco. Saturday 27 January, SLIVERBRIDGE FOOTBALL CLUB, County Armagh. Adm 5. Unveiling of memorial takes place on Sunday 18 March

CONFERENCE: Ireland: Pluralism or Prejudice? Conference. Organised by ICCL and the Pan-African Organisation. Saturday 27 January, the African Community Resource Centre, Moore Street, DUBLIN. Contact:01-8783136

SF FUNCTION: Celtic vs Stranraer live on the big screen, followed by Murphy's Law. 6pm Sunday 28 January, Rochestown Lodge, DUN LAOGHAIRE, County Dublin

PUBLIC MEETING: 8.30pm Thursday 1 February, Strand Hotel, CLONAKILTY, County Cork. Fáilte to all who had associations with the 1981 Campaign in West Cork during the Hunger Strike, young people, and anyone who is proud of the heroic sacrifices of ten brave Irishmen on Hunger Strike in that tragic year. Help, suggestions and ideas wanted. Further information from Cathaoirleach of the Coiste, Séamus de Búrca 023-33729. Organised by Clonakilty 1981 Commemoration Committee

IRISH NIGHT: Saturday 3 February, Darby's Night Club, TOOME, County Antrim. Music by Celtic Swing/ Border Busters. Organised by Ballymena Sinn Féin Cumann

CONFERENCE: Human Rights Commissions: Comparative Perspectives and Practical Agendas. Saturday 3 February, Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, DUBLIN. Organised by the ICCL. Contact 8783136

SF FUNDRAISER: Featuring the Irish Brigade. Saturday 10 February, Penthouse, Ballymun, DUBLIN. Táille 5

IRISH NIGHT: Saturday 17 February. St. Joseph Parish Centre, DUNLOY, County Antrim. Music by The Irish Brigade. Organised by North and East Antrim Comhairle Ceantair, Sinn Féin

REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: Volunteers Henry Hogan and Declan Martin commemoration. Assemble 2.30pm Sunday 18 February, Car Park, St Joseph's Parish Centre, DUNLOY, County Antrim. Prominent Speaker

A MASS to Commemorate the Hunger Strikers will be held in Clonard Monastery, BELFAST, County Antrim on Sunday 25 February at 4pm. The commemoration Mass is organised by the Greater Clonard Ex-POWs group and an exhibition will be displayed after mass in Clonard Hall. All welcome

THE Scottish Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee is planning a 20th Anniversary Commemoration March for GLASGOW on May 27. The Committee is asking all bands and groups wishing to attend to contact the Committee at Box 25, 1353 Dumbarton Road Glasgow, G14 9UT. It is important that those wishing to participate in this commemoration get in touch with the committee as soon as possible.West of Scotland Hunger Strike Committee meeting followed by an open discussion is to held on Saturday 10 February at 2pm. The meeting will be held in the usual place

EL SALVADOR AWARENESS IS SETTING UP A FUND TO HELP VICTIMS OF THIS EARTHQUAKE 13 JANUARY: We will make sure that funds get to the really needy as soon as possible. Please send what ever you can to El Salvador Awareness Romero Centre 101 Harold's Cross Road, Dublin 6 Cheque payable to El Salvador Awareness / Sr Peter Coleman Or By Direct debit AIB bank, Main street, Rathfarnham village, Account No: 93 32 95 1071 8175 Account name: El Salvador Mission

REPUBLICAN BALLAD BAND: The Kildare Bhoys, available for fundraisers and functions throughout Ireland. Republican and folk ballads from three top-class musicians. for bookings ring colm at 086-6073597

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; WICKLOW: SF Shop, Wicklow Town, 086-3081188, email:; SCOTLAND: Connolly Bookshop, 101 St Leonard Street, Edinburgh EH 8 9QY

Blanchardstown SF Lotto

11 January. Winning nos 2,4,17. No winner. 5 x 10 winners: Daniel, c/o Rose; Sean, c/o Rose; Peggy and Betty, c/o Rose; Deirdre Arnold, c/o Robbie; Eddie Brennen, c/o Rose


Winning nos 5,7,13,15. No jackpot winners. 5 x 10 winners. G Hughes, Magherafelt; E Stinsen, Newbridge; S McPeake, Maghera; M Kelly, Ballinascreen; D Coyle, Magherafelt. Next week's jackot 550.


1st: 300, 290, Jimmy Kavanagh, seller Jason McLean; 2nd: 150, 39, Christy Spratt, seller Derek Dalto; 3rd: 100, 187, Nicole and Rebecca, seller Paul Brannock; 4th: 75, 156, Gina Nicoletti, seller Jude Carolan; 5th: 50, 38, Davy Keogh, seller Derek Dalton; 6th: 30, 26, Geraldine Dunne, seller Eamon Dunne; 7th: 25, 116, Derek Douglas, seller Paul Brannock; 8th: 20, 236, D Ryan, Declan O'Donnell.

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