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27 06, 2017

‘THE THREE VOLUNTEERS’ REMEMBERED IN OMAGH

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On Sunday 25th June, the Thomas Ashe Society held their fifth annual commemoration in remembrance of 'The Three Volunteers' – IRA Óglaigh Paddy Carty, Sean Loughran and Dermot Crowley – on the Gortin Road in Omagh...

2 06, 2017

THE ABOLITION OF POLITICAL PARTIES

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 In assessing what passes for politics in the North of Ireland, I often find myself in almost complete agreement (no mean feat) with Patrick Murphy’s weekly column in The Irish News...

1 06, 2017

MURAL UNVEILED IN MEMORY OF VOL. GEORGE MCBREARTY

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On Sunday 28th May a large crowd gathered to commemorate Vol. George McBrearty at an event which a mural was unveiled in his honour. The event was hosted by the family and supported by the Peadar 'O'Donnell 1916 Society, other Republican groups and the community. The main speech was given by John Crawley. “We gather [...]

24 05, 2017

THE NEW YORK SOCIETIES SUMMER SCHEDULE

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The New York 1916 Society are to attend a number of events over the coming months, in an effort to bolster the 'One Ireland, One Vote' campaign across the 'Big Apple'...

10 05, 2017

1916 SOCIETIES LOUGHGALL MARTYRS 30TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION IN CAPPAGH

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The Loughgall Martyrs Commemoration was held on Sunday 7th May at 3pm in Galbally/Cappagh. The 2000 strong procession started from Galbally community centre and made its way to Cappagh...