Republican News · Thursday 11 May 2000

[An Phoblacht]

LEFT FORUM 2000: Challenging the New Imperialism. 10am-5.30pm Saturday 13 May, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, LONDON, England. Speakers: Tony Benn MP, SF speaker, Jubilee 2000, international speakers and many others. Sessions include: The WTO, Debt and Neo-Colonialism; The Way Forward for European Left; The Fight for Global Domination

WOLFE TONE SOCIETY FUNCTION: Featuring Seán Brady. 8pm till late Saturday 13 May, the Two Woodcock's pub, Tulse Hill, Brixton, LONDON, England. Táille 3/4

BUST UNVEILING: Thomas Kent, executed 1916. Assemble 2.45pm Sunday 14 May, Kent Station, CORK CITY, County Cork. Guest speaker: Gerry Adams. Bust to be unveiled by Cait Ní Ceannt (niece of Thomas Kent). All welcome. Organised by the Thomas Kent Memorial Committee

ONE-DAY CONFERENCE: Communities Against Sectarian Harassment. 10am-4.30pm Saturday 13 May, Europa Hotel, DROGHEDA, County Louth. Speakers include Breandán Mac Cionnaith, Gerard Rice, Bernadette McAliskey and SF speakers

BENEFIT NIGHT/PUBLIC MEETING: For the Nottingham Robert Hamill. Saturday 13 May, Old Vic, Fletcher Gate, NOTTINGHAM, England. Ticket on 0110 9606793; Public Meeting: Tuesday 16 May, Friends Meeting House, Clarendon Street, Nottingham

MARCH AGAINST RACISM: Refugees Are Welcome Here. 2.30pm Saturday 13 May, Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin. Speakers: Members of the African and Romanian Community; Donncha O'Connell (Irish Council for Civil Liberties); Cian O'Callaghan; (Union of Students in Ireland); Mick O'Reilly (ATGWU Regional Secretary); Senator Joe Costello; (Labour Party ); Deirdre De Burca (Green Party Councillor); Thomas McCann (Irish Travellers Movement); Eamonn McCann

TOM FOLK EVENING: Telling Tales. 8-11.30pm Saturday 13 May, Union Club, 723 Pershore Road (A441), Selly Park BIRMINGHAM, England. Buses 45 & 47. Adm: 2 waged/1 unwaged/Children Free

Job Offer

Position of Dublin Sinn Féin Co-ordinator to be filled

This post is full-time and salaried

Application forms and job description available from Sinn Féin Administration, 44 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

Closing date - Mon 15 May 2000

REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: Annual Seán Mac Diarmada March and Commemoration.

3pm Sunday 14 May, KILTYCLOGHER, County Leitrim. Two bands will attend; The Mountain Road Band and Strabane Fife & Drum Band. Guest Speaker: Assembly member Francie Molloy

PUBLIC MEETING: The Two Faces of Humanitarian Intervention. 8pm Wednesday 17 May, Boylan community Centre, Sussex Street, DUN LAOGHAIRE, County Dublin. SpeakerL Denis Halliday (Former Secretary General UN and former UN co-ordinator for Iraq). All welcome. Info from Citizens in Defence of Neutrality, Colm O Dunlaing at 2829255

ARD FHEIS CONRADH NA GAEILGE: Friday 19 May -Sunday 21 May, Hillgrove Hotel, Old Armagh Road, MONAGHAN. Info from Sean Mac Mathúna nó Maire Aine Nic Dhonnchadha (01) 475 7401

Bodenstown Ad as last year

Sunday, 18 June

IRISH NIGHT: 9.30pm Friday 19 May, Drumboe Suite, Jacksons Hotel, BALLYBOFEY, County Donegal. Music by Celtic Rogue. In Support of Séamus Harvey Sinn Féin Cumann Ballybofey. Adm 4

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

VOLUNTEER COMMEMORATION: 27th annual Volunteer Tony Ahern commemoration. Assemble 7.30pm Saturday 20 May, Owenabee Car Park, CARRIGALINE, County Cork for march cemetery. Speaker: Martin Ferris, Youghal RFB in attendance. Followed by fundraiser in Fernhill Golf Club at 9pm. Ballads by Black Rose, táille 5. Organised by Carrigaline SF. Bus from Cork City contact Mick Nugent at SF office, 311 389. A new SF cumann has started in Carrigaline. Info from Anthony Hanlon on 087-2994057

NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Against Bin Charges and Privatisation. 1.30-6pm Saturday 20 May, Bridgeford Leisure Centre, Newfoundwell, 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

COMMEMORATION: 3rd Annual Jimmy O'Connell commemoration. Assemble 3pm Sunday 28 May, CROSSAKIEL VILLAGE, Kells, County Meath. Speakers: Inez McCormack (ICTU); Mary Turner (President GMB UK). For information on accommodation tel Mrs Terry Nellan at 046-41536

SF BALLAD SESSION: Featuring Oisín. 9pm Friday 2 June, Abbey room, Grand Hotel, WICKLOW TOWN, County Wicklow. Guest speaker, all welcome Táille 4

HUNGER-STRIKE COMMEMORATION: March and Rally. Assemble 1.30pm for 2pm start Saturday 10 June, DUNDALK, County Louth. Any bands interested contact Dixie on 00353 872647317. (List of events released at beginning of May)

BODENSTOWN BUS: 18 June, Cork City, contact Mick Nugent on 311 389. Táille 10

VOLUNTEER COMMEMORATION: 27th annual Volunteer Dermot Crowley commemoration. Assemble 3pm Sunday 25 June, Rathcooney Strawberry Farm, BALLYVOLANE, County Cork and march to Rathcooney Cemetery. Speaker: Cllr Jonathon O'Brien. Youghal RFB in attendance. Organised by the Ahern/Crowley SF Cumann, info from Mick Nugent on 311 389 or 087-6755783

ÓGRA SHINN FEIN: Ógra Shinn Féin in County Louth is looking for new members. Next meeting 8pm Wednesday 17 May, SF Office, DUNDALK, County Louth. Tel: 042-9328859 or fax 042-9328859

NEW SF SHOP: 1 Kilmorey Terrace, Patrick Street, NEWRY

Open 10am - 4pm Mon-Fri10am - 12pm Sat. Wide range of handicrafts, Badges, Belts, Flags, Posters etc. Ph: (028) 302 68538/e-mail

NEW BALLAD BAND: Shenanagins, based in Cork City. Bookings from Stephen on 086-8042786 or Mark 087-6882451

THE Wolfe Tone Society is 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:

SEAN MCILVENNA RFB: Practice every Sunday 6-8pm, Sports Centre, M/Mor, DUNDALK. Anyone interested in joining more than welcome. Contact Dixie on 00353 8726447317

HUGH HEHIR RFB, Dublin: Practices every Tuesday. Full tuition given. Tel: 086-8407418 or 086-8626401

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

Blanchardstown SF Lotto

4 May. Winning nos: 4,11,18. No winner. 5 consolation prizes of 10. Liz Malone, Tina Casey, LizMalone, Tony Cullen, Maureen Heffernan. Next week's jackpot 700.

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.

Joe clarke SF Cumann Draw Results

1st: Tommy and Julie, c/o Una; 2nd: Paul Hughes, Paul Hughes.


1st: 100, Gerry Burke, 251; 2nd: 50, Danny Boy, 178; 3rd: 40, The Crazy Gang, 360; 4th: 30, Margaret Brannock, 210; 5th: 20, Spirit of `88 CSC, 289; 6th: 10, Seán Conaty, 273. Next draw Friday 26 May in Widow Scallan's, Pearse Street.

McDonnell/Cogan/Murray SF Cumann Easter raffle results

First raffle: 1st: coluor TV, E SHeridan, Clonmellon; 2nd: Turkey voucher, M Dalton, Mullingar; 3rd: Bottle of Whiskey, Ciara Flanaga, Cavan. Second raffle: 1st: Mr Pickard, Trim; 2nd: Mrs P Lyons, Trim; 3rd: Mr J Carr, Clonmellon; 4th: Mrs King, Carnaross.


Draw result

The winner of the Hunger Strike plague was Mr H McCaughey, Iveagh. The POW Dept would like to thank everyone who supported the Hunger Strike exhibition at An Cúlturlann. And a special thanks to Pat Clarke, Gerard McKee and Beechmount Sinn Féin. Go raibh maith agat.

Co. Monaghan Sinn Féin Millennium Draw Results

First Prize of 5,000 - Mrs. Brenda Fay, Dungannon (Carrickmacross seller).

Second Prize of a week for two in New York with 500 spending money - Ryan McAnespie, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan.

Third Prize of a weekend for two in the Gaeltacht plus 100 spending money - Ann McKeown c/o An Bonnán Buím Clones.

There were ten prizes of 100 each:

Ian McQuaid, Tydavnet.

Paddy McEneaney, Inniskeen.

Paul Rice, Inniskeen.

Brendan Brady, Ballyconnell.

John Lenaghan, Crossmaglen.

Pat Hamill, Magheracloone.

Edel Gilsenan, Kingscourt.

Siobhán Heaphy, Monaghan.

Kathleen McKenna, Monaghan.

N. O'Mahony, Monaghan.

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