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Friday, May 08, 2009

In Dublin or Armagh , on Saturday May 9th 2009 - show your support for Irish Republicanism !

On the same day that Irish Republicans will be holding a Rally in Dublin, fellow Republicans will be campaigning on the streets of Armagh in support of political status for Republican prisoners.
Part of a communique received over the Easter period , 2009 , from Irish Republican prisoners -
"We, the PoWs, continue to resist all attempts by the NIO to criminalise us and our struggle and with your continued support we are confident of victory. In the words of Liam Lynch “we have declared for a Republic and will live by no other law”.
Continuity not compromise.
Tiocfaidh ár lá.
O/C Republican PoWs Maghaberry."


A picket in support of the demands for the restoration of political status for imprisoned Irish Republicans will be held in Lurgan,County Armagh,on Saturday May 9th 2009, in Edward Street , at 2pm.
If you are in , or near , Dublin or Armagh on Saturday May 9th 2009 , please show your support . All Welcome!
Thanks!
Sharon.