Solidarity Vigil For Palestinian Political Prisoners

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éirígí will hold a solidarity vigil at the Israeli embassy in Dublin tomorrow [January 15th] at 6pm to highlight the continued detention of Ahmad Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. He is also a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council. Born in 1953 to parents who were forced from their home by Israelis only a

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“Last Chance To Save Our Education System”, Warns Pádraic Mac Coitir.

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In response to recent comments from the Ulster Teachers’ Union warning of a ‘looming crisis’ in the education system in the Six Counties, éirígí’s Pádraic Mac Coitir has called on the Stormont Executive not to proceed with their proposals to massively reduce the education budget, which he says ‘will wreak havoc across schools and colleges here’. Speaking from Belfast, the

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éirígí remember Volunteers Grant and Quinn in Newry


Residents of Newrys Derrybeg estate, along with former Republican Prisoners and community leaders joined with éirígí on Christmas eve to mark the 41st anniversary of IRA volunteers Eddie Grant and Brendan Quinn. The annual wreath laying commemoration has been held every year since éirígí became active in the Newry area. Both men were tragically killed in Monaghan Street on Christmas

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Liam Mellows Remembered At Castletown Commemoration


On Saturday last, 13th December, éirígi held its annual commemoration to mark the execution by Free State forces of the Republican leader, Liam Mellows, at his graveside in Castletown, close to Gorey in County Wexford. Mellows was one of four Republicans executed by firing squad in the early hours of December 8th 1922. The others were Joe McKelvey, Rory O’Connor

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