July Events

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7th – 10th July - Rodaí Mac Corlai Clubrooms, Glen Rd, Belfast - National Exhibition

 

8th July (Fri) - Carnlough, Co. Antrim – Harbourside, 6pm - Vigil for Joe McDonnell - Peadar Whelan

 

8th July (Fri) - Dublin – 4pm Mass, The Oratory, Blanchardstown followed by a black flag march to Mountainview Garden Centre, tree planting ceremony and plaque unveiling for Joe McDonnell. Main speaker Micheál Colreavey TD

 

8th July (Fri) - Hunger strike monument, Glencar, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal – 8pm – Wreath-laying ceremony for Joe McDonnell. Main speaker ex-POW Gerry McConville, & local speaker

 

10th July (Sun) - March from Horn Drive, Lenadoon, to Rodaí Mac Corlaí clubrooms  - Joe McDonnell commemoration. Main speaker, Gerry Kelly MLA

 

11th July (Mon) - The Plaza, Main St. Buncrana, Co. Donegal – 4pm. National Exhibition followed at 7.30 pm by panel discussion. Speakers: Raymond McCartney MLA, ex-hunger striker; Cllr Kevin Campbel,l ex-H-Block protesting prisoner and Deputy Mayor Derry City; Mary Nelis, mother of two H-Block protesting prisoners and founding member of the Relatives Action Committee Derry; and Marie Doherty, ex-Armagh Gaol protesting prisoner

 

12th July (Tues) - Gallbally Community Centre, East Tyrone – 10.30am. - National Exhibition

 

13th July (Wed) - March and commemoration for Martin Hurson. Assemble Galbally Community Centre 6pm, march to the Cappagh Memorial, Galbally. Main speaker Tom Hartley

 

Dublin, 13th July, 7.30pm,Wynn's Hotel, Abbey Street 'The legacy of republicanism and how it has impacted on us today'. Speakers - Pearse Doherty TD, James Connolly (grandson of James Connolly) and Séanna Walsh, former O/C H-Blocks, Long Kesh. For further information contact Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire (+868819653).

 

16th July (Fri) - Millenium Centre, Loughuile, North Antrim - National Exhibition

 

17th July (Sat) - Drumkeeran Community Centre, Leitrim - National Exhibition - followed by social event and music -  Forde’s Inn, Drumkeeran, Leitrim

 

19th and 20th July (Mon/Tues) - Carrickmacross Workhouse, Monaghan - National Exhibition

 

24th July (Sun) 3pm. - Hunger Strike memorial, Lanesborough, Co. Longford. – March to memorial and commemoration for Martin Hurson. Main speaker, Junior Minister Martina Anderson MLA

 

Dungarvan - Armagh/H-Block Committee - 1981 Hunger Strike 30th Commemoration…

Friday July 22nd – Sunday July 24th : opening of weekend at 7pm in Lawlor’s Hotel, Bridge St, Dungarvan, Co Waterford, by Pearse Doherty TD & Dungarvan Mayor Councillor Teresa Wright. Hunger Strike Exhibition opened to all on Friday night after official opening until 10pm. Admission free

Saturday 23rd - GAA underage hurling blitz in Bushy Park, Dungarvan – Kevin Lynch Cup 11am – 1pm, Teams from across the country playing  - Cup presentation approximately 2.30pm. Admission Free

Saturday Main Event - The Legacy of 81’ - Guest speakers & audience discussion/debate in Lawlor’s Hotel. Morning & Afternoon sessions 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. Speakers include: Martin Coffey – local historian on the History of Republican hunger strikers 1900-1985; Belfast Councillor Jim (Flash) McVeigh – Former political prisoner & the last Officer Commanding in Long Kesh on From the Kesh to Government Buildings; Fr Joe Mc Veigh – Ex-prison chaplin; Cyril McCurtain – former political prisoner & Bobby Sands cell mate on Characters & Comrades; Councillor Toiréasa Ferris on The Legacy of ’81 & guest speakers

Hunger Strike Exhibition on display in Lawlor’s Saturday, 11am – 6pm. Admission Free

Music night Saturday in Lawlors with five-piece republican band Clann Na hEireann. €10 ticket combines entrance to music on Saturday and also admission to ‘H3’ film

Sunday 24th - 7pm screening of ‘H3’ in the Park Hotel, Dungarvan, followed by Q & A session with ‘H3’ film producer and former hunger striker Laurence McKeown. €10 Ticket combines admission to H3 and entrance to music night

Lawlors Hotel contact 058 41122 for special accommodation rates / & €10 tickets

Lawlors Hotel WEB: www.lawlorshoteldungarvan.com

Ticket Hotline: 087 2614418. Find us on Facebook :- http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/H-Block-Waterford/195499033820570

28/29 July (Thurs/Fri) - Coláiste Feirste, Bóthar na bhFál, Beal Feirste - National Exhibition

 

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