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Bandon Easter commemoration

The Easter commemoration in Bandon takes place on Easter Sunday the 20th of April in St Patrick’s Cemetery at 12.30 and will be addressed by Martin Ferris TD.   The annual event organised by Sinn Féin is always well attended and a big crowd is again expected this year. Speaking this week local Councillor Rachel McCarthy said, “All the preparations are done for this year’s celebration of the Easter Rising

Clon republican weekend

THE Clonakilty “Republican Weekend”, organised by the local Sinn Féin cumann, takes place this Saturday and Sunday. From around noon on Saturday, the National Hunger Strike Exhibition will be available to view at O’Donovan’s Hotel. The exhibition, which has been touring the country (and abroad) during 2011, was put together to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1981 hunger strike, in which Bobby Sands and nine other hunger strikers died