Micheál Ó Seighin guest speaker at Sinn Féin Slógadh
Speaking folllowing the announcement that Micheál Ó Seighin, one of the Rossport 5 and key member of the Shell to Sea campaign, shall be the guest speaker at this year's Slógadh event organised by Sinn Féin, Senator Pearse Doherty has said,
"I welcome the news that Micheál Ó Seighin shall be at this conference as a special guest. Micheál personifies activism in today's Ireland.
"Sinn Féin is fully behind the Shell to Sea campaign and are proud to have Micheál as a speaker.
"The theme of this years conference shall be the reconquest of natural resources.
"Sinn Féin is the only political party to organise an annual Irish language conference. The Slógadh brings together gaelgeoirí for debate, music and craic. It is open to everyone.
"The survival and revival of Irish has been our country's cultural success story. More and more people are using Irish. Young children in particular are being educated in increasing numbers through the medium of Irish and it is their future and their rights that must be cherished.
"So, join us in October, in Howth and enjoy the craic.
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