Republican News · Thursday 26 October 2000

[An Phoblacht]

EIRE NUA RFB FUNCTION: Featuring the Irish Brigade. Friday 20 October, Trinity Lodge, BELFAST, County Antrim. On 10 November Eire Nua band will host a ``battle of the bands'' boxing match. For further information call 07776265598 or 07967147365. On 17 November the Eire Nua re-union will be held in the Roddy McCorley Club. Music by the Irish Brigade and a buffet will be provided

RFB FUNCTION: For Lagan Matyrs RFB. 8pm Saturday 21 October, Andersonstown Social Club, BELFAST, County Antrim

IRISH NIGHT: Featuring Gerry Cunningham and Pat Casey. Saturday 21 October, tourism Centre, KNOCKATALLON, County Monaghan

FUNCTION: Featuring Shebeen. 8pm Saturday 21 October, Mother Redcap's, Christchurch, DUBLIN. Organised by Hugh Hehir RFB

SF FUNDRAISER: Featuring Shenanagins. 9pm Saturday 21 October, Top of the Hill Bar, GURRANABRAHER, County Cork. Food available. Táille 4. Organised by the Countess Markievicz SF Cumann

IRISH NIGHT: Featuring the Irish Brigade. 9pm Saturday 21 October, Thornleigh Hotel, BALLYCASTLE, County Antrim. Táille 3. Organised by Ballycastle SF

TERENCE MacSWINEY COMMEMORATIVE CALENDAR: 80th anniversary of his death on hunger strike. Saturday 14 October: Evening of Mass and music at Aras, Maradyke, featuring Jimmy Smith, Roddie McMahon, Garry McMahon and Ann Mulqueen; Wednesday 15 October: Seminar of his life at the Shandon Court Hotel. Speakers: Dr Brian Murphy and Jackie McMullan (former hunger striker); Sunday 22 October: Commemoration march to the Republican Plot at St Finbarr's Cemetery. Assemble 2pm Joe Murphy House on Pouladuff, Bands in attendance. Speaker: Con Murphy, (Former GAA president). Bands in attendance. Wreaths also laid on gravesof Volunteers Terence MacSwiney, Joe Mourphu and Donnacha De Barra, all who died on hunger strike; Wednesday 25 October: National Flags at half mast in his memory. Organised by Coiste Comortha MhicChurtain & MhicShuibhne. Exhibition will be held at the Ternece MacSwiney Room, Terence MacSwiney Community College, Knocknaheeny between 11.30am and 1pm. All welcome

UNITED IRISHMEN COMMEMORATION: Assemble 4pm Sunday 22 October, Fitzies, MACROOM, County Cork. Parade to main square for plaque unveiling by Joe Cahill

REPUBLICAN BANDS FEDERATION is holding a meeting in O'Neill Arms Hotel,TOOMEBRIDGE, County Antrim on Sunday 22 October. All bands must attend

REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: Sean Tracey commemoration. Assemble Sunday 22 October, KILFECLE, County Tipperary. Prominent speaker. (Note change of date)

SF MEETING: Of the Munster Cuige. All cumaiin in the Munster area are entitled to send two delegates. 12pm Sunday 22 October, 136 Barrack Street, CORK. Info from Runaí Mick Nugent on 087-6755793

ASYLUM BLUES: A fundraising gig for the Anti-Racism Campaign. 9pm Wedneday 25 October, the Cobblestone, Smithfield, DUBLIN. Admission 6/ 4. Music will be provided by Wally Page and Friends

SF RACE NIGHT: 8pm Thursday 26 October, the Mayfair Hotel, BRAY, County Wicklow. Organised by the Kevin Delaney SF Cumann

NEWINGTON SF 1980 HUNGER STRIKE: 20th Anniversary exhibition, Images of 1980-1981. Friday, October 27. Major photographic exhibition of the H-block/Armagh hunger strikes. Venue, Hole in the Wall, 2.30 pm; COMMEMORATION: 6pm, at mural Atlantic Avenue/Newington Avenue, BELFAST, County Antrim. Speaker: Ex-H-block Hunger Striker Jackie McMullan; PUBLIC MEETING: The 1980 Hunger Strike. 7pm, Hole in the Wall. Panel: Jim Gibney (SF and ex-National H-Block/Armagh Committee, Jackie McMullan, Christine Beattie ex-POW Armagh

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring Village Folk. Friday 27 October, The Braeside, CLONTIBRET, County Monaghan. Táille 5. A welcome awaits you from the Mohan/Green SF Cumann

OSF FUNCTION: Featuring Rock `n Roll Paddies. Friday 27 October, Noddy's Bar, Ballybeg, WATERFORD CITY. Speaker: OSF National Organiser Matt Carthy

CSC FUNCTION: Featuring the Blarney Pilgrims. Friday 27 October, Seapoint house, Irishtown, DUBLIN. Táille 5. Tickets from Noel on 086-8474841

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring the Wolfe Tones. 8pm Friday 27 October, CIE Club, Arcadia, CORK CITY. Táille 12, tickets available from SF office, Barrack Street. Tel 021-4311 389

MEMORIAL FUNDRAISING NIGHT: Kieran Doherty Memorial night, for building of monument. Friday 27 October, Lizzie Buggy's. BALLYCONNELL, County Cavan. Music by Strip Jack Naked

SF FUNCTION: 8.30pm Friday 27 October, Jamesboro Club, LIMERICK CITY. Music by

Thady's Remedy. Speaker: Martin Ferris. Entry by ticket only. Door close 10.30pm. Details contact Muiris on 086-8633170

CELTIC IRISH NIGHT: Featuring Charlie and the Bhoys. 10pm Friday 27 October, Community Centre, CLONOE, County Tyrone. Táille 5. Organised by the Tyrone no 1 CSC and Tom Boyd CSC

REPUBLICAN COMMEMORATION: The Markets and Lower Ormeau Republican Commemoration. Friday 27 October, Felons' Club, Falls road, BELFAST, County Antrim. Music by Phoenix Folk followed by disco. On Sunday 29 a memorial garden to South Belfast republicans will be opened in Stansfield Place

BALLAD SESSION: Featuirng the Clare Celts. 9.30pm Saturday 28 October, High Street House, TULLAMORE, County Offaly. Organised by the Matthew Kane SF Cumann

SF FUNDRAISER: Halloween party, kaaoke, crazy night, spot prizes, fancy dress. Saturday 28 October, the Green Lizard, Francis Street, DUBLIN. Táille 3

SF FUNCTION: Featuring music fom the `70s, a blast from the past. Saturday 28 October, Cheer's Bar, DUNDALK, County Louth. Táille 2

MEWMORIAL LECTURE: Terence Mac Swiney Memorial Lecture. 1-3pm Saturday 28 October, Camden Town Hall, LONDON, England. Speakers: SF Mayor of Derry Csathal Crumley, Nick Mullan of the Woffe Tone Society. Special showing of 1936 film The Dawn

MONAGHAN SF PRESENTS: A Night of Celebration to mark the historic occassion of the Election of Brian McKenna as Cathaoirleach of Monaghan County Council for the first time in 100 years of Local Government. 10pm til late Sunday 29 October, Hillgrove Hotel, MONAGHAN. Taille 6. Music by Ireland's Eurovision Representative Eamon Toal and his Band

80th COMMEMORATION: Of the Pilltown Ambush. 2.15pm Sunday 29 October, Pilltown church, PILLTOWN, County Waterford. Speaker: Gerry Kelly. Bands include Youghal RFB, Youfghal Pipe Band and Seafield Pipe Band. Organised by the Pilltown Ambush Memorial Committee and the West Waterford IRA Memorial Committee and Sinn Féin

HALLOWEEN PARTY: Stars in your eyes and Fancy Dress. 8pm Sunday 29 October, Wdow Scallan's, Pearse Street, DUBLIN. Táille 3. Hosted by the Jackie Griffith/Mairead Farrell SF Cumann. Info on 086-8534666

THE Beechmount/Iveagh Commemoration Committee along with the Beechmount-Iveagh 1980-'81 Hunger strike committee will have a caravan on the waste ground facing Beechmount Ave, to highlight the Anniversary of the first Hunger Strike. It will be there from the 27 to 29 October and a token Hunger strike will be taking place from 12 midnight until 4pm Sunday. We call on everyone to support this event and to assemble at 1.30pm Saturday 28 Oct, at Beechmount Ave for a vigil

COMMEMORATION: Upper Springfield Martyrs Commemoration. Sunday 29 October at 12.30 pm. Wreath laying at Memorial Garden, 1pm. Assemble at gates of Milltown Cemetery 2pm Buffet & Entertainment in the Felon's Clubrooms. Remember our Republican Martyred Dead. Attend the ceremonies

MURAL UNVEILING: Beechmount/Iveagh Commemoration Committee will be unveiling two murals on Sunday the 29 October. We will gathering at Sevastapol St at 2pm and marching to Beechmount Ave, BELFAST where the unveiling will take place. One mural will mark the 20th Anniversary of the first Hunger Strike and the other in memory of all republican's who have died in jail

REPUBLICAN FUNCTION: Featuring the Wolfe Tones. 8pm Monday 30 October, The Noggin Inn, SALLYNOGGIN, County Dublin. Tickets 12, available from SF Bookshop 44, Parnell Square. Organised by: Dún Laoghaire Sinn Féin

A GROUP OF WOMEN are organising a function in the Felon's Club Friday December, on the topic of Women in Struggle and commmorating the 20th anniversary of the hunger strikes. All welcome. Memorabilia, including photos, posters, and any other relevant items to either topic. If you have anything you feel would be of interest, we would be grateful if you would let us copy it or permit us to display the original. Contact Mary at 077 5956 2305

NEW SF CUMANN in the Kilkenny/Carlow constituency called the James Stephen's Cumann. Contact L Dalton on 087-2836476 or J Heddon on 086-4061049

NEW SF CUMANN in the West Clare area. Contact 087-2288432 for details

SF SHOPS: 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 Féin'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 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

19 October. Nos 5,22,23. No winner. 5 x 10 consolation. Dermot Ryan, Tom Gem Construction, Tina Ward, Shane and Alan, M Killen. Next week's jackpot 200.


Winning nos 4,6,7,15. No jackpot winner. 5 x 10 winners: P Tigh, R O'Neill, K Archibald, E Neeson, E Stinson. Next week's jackpot 350

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