RADIO FREE ÉIREANN will present a SPECIAL TWO HOUR PROGRAM – Noon – 2 pm this Saturday 13 August 2016
Last week’s interview with Gerry McGeough (read on rfe123.org) which was misrepresented by Unionists made headline news in the north throughout the week. This week’s program will begin with an answer and rebuttal.
We will then interview Belfast Republican Francie McGuigan, one of the 1971 internees and “Hooded Men” about why last Sunday’s Internment Day March was blocked from the Belfast City Centre, and why nationalists are still marching against Internment in the six counties.
“Derry Journal” reporter Eamon Sweeney, will talk about the life of Bishop Edward Daly, especially his support for justice for the Bloody Sunday families and the bitter reaction of British paratroopers to Bishop Daly’s passing.
RFÉ will continue its own pledge drive program offering a special DVD to supporters ,” A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF ÓGLACH LIAM RYAN”. Liam Ryan a Tyrone native emigrated to the Bronx , worked for Con Ed became an American citizen, and was murdered by pro-British loyalists. The DVD includes moving footage and interviews with family and friends from the Bronx and Tyrone and the Independent Republican 25th anniversary Commemoration.
Go to RADIO FREE ÉIREANN’S new web site rfe123.org where you can read written transcripts of last week’s headline making interviews with Tyrone Republican Gerry McGeough and Richard O’Rawe’s discussion of the movie on Bobby Sands.