Mná na hÉireann

Friday 28th October, Park Hotel, Clonmel

A gathering of strong Republican women who have lived in the shadows for too long and who have endured unimaginable pain, intimidation and suffering for our common cause which is freedom, equality and justice for all on the island. The speakers on the night shared their stories and let us have a glimpse into how it was and how it can still be.

The guest speakers on the night were: Martina Anderson M.E.P., Joan McDermott speaking on the Mother and Baby Scandal, Jennifer McCann ex POW, Mary Doyle North Belfast Councillor and survivor of the 1980 Hunger-strike.

The night was hosted by the Clonmel Sinn Féin Cumann – the George Plant Cumann – and was presented by Deputy Mayor Sinn Féin Councillor Catherine Carey.


Martina Anderson MEP

Mary Doyle

Joan McDermott

Jennifer McCann

Women Of The Nation

19:00, Friday 28th October, Park Hotel, Clonmel:

This will be a gathering of strong Republican women who have lived in the shadows for too long and who have endured unimaginable pain, intimidation and suffering for a common cause which is freedom, equality and justice for all in Ireland. The speakers on the night will share their stories and let us have a glimpse into how it was and how it can still be.

The guest speakers on the night will be: Martina Anderson M.E.P., Joan McDermott who will speak on the Mother and Baby Scandal, Jennifer McCann ex POW, Mary Doyle North Belfast Councillor and survivor of the 1980 Hungestrike.

The Mná na hÉireann Exhibtion will be on display.

The night will be hosted by the Clonmel Sinn Féin Cumann – the George Plant Cumann – and will be presented by Deputy Mayor Sinn Féin Councillor Catherine Carey.

So please join us at the Clonmel Park Hotel on October 28th 2016.

RUNNING ORDER FOR THE WEEKEND:
OCTOBER 28th 2016
19.00: Ladies enter the room
19.05 Guests and speakers welcomed to the event
19.10: Proclamation of the Irish Republic Read by Helen
19.15 Chairperson Niamh Introduces Martina Anderson M.E.P.
19.30 Mise Eire sung by Lilian Fitzpatrick.
19.35 Joan McDermott, Survivor of Mother and Baby Scandal
19.50: Mary Doyle, ex POW
20.05: Sniper’s Promise played by Gundy Humphries on the flute
20.10: Jennifer McCann MLA, ex POW
20.25: Questions and Answers chaired by Cllr Catherine Carey
21.00: Close with National Anthem sung by Lilian Fitzpatrick.
OCTOBER 29th 2016
Midday: Wreath laying at Manchester Martyrs Monument
14.00 Refreshments at Fozzy’s

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