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Thursday January 01 1970

'Bloody Sunday' Commemoration, Dublin, Sat , Jan 26th 2013.

category dublin | history and heritage | event notice author Sunday January 20, 2013 15:58author by Sharon. - Individual. Report this post to the editors

'Bloody Sunday' massacre to be remember in Dublin.

GPO , Dublin , 12 noon to 2pm.
'Bloody Sunday' commemoration , Dublin , GPO , 12 noon - 2pm, Saturday 26th January 2013.
'Bloody Sunday' commemoration , Dublin , GPO , 12 noon - 2pm, Saturday 26th January 2013.

Hi!

After a peaceful Civil Rights march on January 30 , 1972 - from Creggan to Free Derry Corner, in Ireland - units of the British army Parachute Regiment opened fire with automatic rifles and shot dead 13 unarmed civilians , injuring many more . It was later revealed that some days prior to the massacre , the British soldiers involved had been briefed to "...shoot to kill.." at the march.

"This Sunday became known as 'Bloody Sunday' and bloody it was . It was quite unnecessary . It strikes me that the (British) army ran amok that day and shot without thinking of what they were doing . They were shooting innocent people . They may have been taking part in a parade which was banned , but that did not justify the troops coming in and firing live rounds indiscriminately . I would say without reservations that it was sheer unadulterated murder. It was murder , gentlemen" - the words of British Major Hubert O'Neill , Derry City Coroner, at the conclusion of the inquests on the 13 people killed that day by the British Army.

On Saturday 26th January 2013 , a picket to mark the Anniversary of that massacre will be held at the GPO in Dublin , from 12 noon to 2pm . All genuine republicans welcome!

Thanks,
Sharon.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.com
author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Wed Jan 23, 2013 21:16author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi !

Republican Sinn Féin Head Office (Dublin) has prepared 350 'leaflet packs' (1,200 leaflets) for distribution at this picket on Saturday 26th January 2013.
More info at the 'Related Link' , below.

Thanks,
Sharon.

A pic of the type of leaflets that RSF has collated into 'info packs' for Saturday 26th January 2013 in Dublin.
A pic of the type of leaflets that RSF has collated into 'info packs' for Saturday 26th January 2013 in Dublin.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.ie/2013/01/a-man-child-trying-to-live-in-and-with.html
author by Sharon. - Individual.publication date Sun Jan 27, 2013 16:22author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Hi !
Despite the presence of both uniformed Gardaí and armed members of the political police (and some bad weather!) this picket, to mark the 41st anniversary of Derry's 'Bloody Sunday' , went ahead as planned and 1,200 republican leaflets were distributed during the 135 minutes it lasted for.
In-depth speeches were delivered by two RSF speakers and their comments , and the overall event, were well received by those present.

A brief report and a few pics can be seen at the 'Related Link' , below , and a full report with more pics will be published in the February 2013 issue of 'Saoirse' , which goes to print on Wednesday , 6th of that month.

Thanks for reading,
Sharon.

41st Anniversary marked by RSF in Dublin on Saturday 26th January 2013.
41st Anniversary marked by RSF in Dublin on Saturday 26th January 2013.

Related Link: http://1169andcounting.blogspot.ie/2013/01/dublin-picket-to-mark-41st-anniversary.html
 
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