Ballina to host 2017 National Hunger Strike commemoration
The 2017 National Hunger Strike Commemoration will take place in Ballina, Co Mayo on Sunday 13th August, as part of the event, Sinn Féin Republican Youth have organised a weekend of events for young republicans.
Friday 11th August:
7pm - Arrival
BBQ, Ceol agus craic
Saturday 12th August
11am - Workshop "Colonisation of Ireland and British Capitalism" this workshop facilitated by Stevie Nolan, Trademark, assesses the long history of conflict caused by British interference in Ireland highlighting the interwoven nature of British imperialism in Ireland and the history of global capitalism
5pm - Dinner
7pm - "Hunger for Justice" panel discussion and Q&A with former hungerstrikers including an analysis from the recent Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike.
9pm - Function, music by Spirit of Freedom
Sunday 13th August
3pm - Hunger Strike Commemoration march and rally.
To book your place, visit: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/hunger-strike-youth-weekend-tickets-35344414094?utm_term=eventurl_text