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Events to commemorate Hunger Strikers begin in Dungannon tonight

14 August, 2009 - by Westminster


Events to commemorate Hunger Strikers begin in Dungannon tonight

 

A weekend of events to commemorate the Hunger Strikers will begin with a torchlight procession in Dungannon tonight (Friday 14th August) where local Fermanagh South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew will be the main speaker.

 

Michelle Gildernew MP MLA regained the seat that was once held by Bobby Sands MP in 2001.

 

For further details go to www.tyrone2009.com

 

List of Events

 

Friday 14th August

Dungannon - Black Flag & Torchlight Procession

Speaker - Michelle Gildernew MP MLA

Assemble Anne Street - 8:00 pm

 

Exhibition

Archive items from 1981 Hunger Strike & 1946 Tyrone Hunger Striker Sean McCaughey

Bank Hotel, Dungannon - 8:00 pm

 

Saturday 15th August

Dungannon - Exhibition & Panel Discussion

Panel - Sile Darragh, Francie Molloy, Mary Doyle, Danny Morrison

 

Exhibition

Archive items from 1981 Hunger Strike & 1946 Tyrone Hunger Striker Sean McCaughey

Bank Hotel, Dungannon - 8:00 pm

 

Sunday 16th August

Galbally - National Hunger Strike Commemoration

Speaker - Gerry Adams MP MLA

Assemble Galbally Chapel 3:30 pm

 

Other Events

 

Saturday 15th August

 

Republican Tour of Tyrone

Assemble Aughnacloy - 9:00 am

 

Republican Youth - A Century of Struggle

Talk & DVD Showing

Strabane Library - 2:00 pm

 

Na Fianna Éireann Centenary - Celebration Dinner Dance

Quinn’s Corner - 8:00 pm

 

Sunday 16th August

Unveiling of Na Fianna Éireann Remembrance Plaque

Tyrone Garden of Remembrance, Carrickmore - 12:00 noon

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