Official Republican Movement – Speech at Edentubber Commemoration 2013 December 4, 2013Posted by WorldbyStorm in Irish Politics, Northern Ireland, The Left.
Many thanks to the person who forwarded the following from the Official Republican Movement:
Attached is an oration read at the Official Republican Movement’s Edentubber commemoration held on Sunday 11th November 2013 on the Louth/Armagh border, to mark the anniversary of the deaths of five republican activists killed when a landmine exploded prematurely.
The Volunteers who died at the Carrickarnon border crossing were Michael Watters, whose home was destroyed in the explosion, Paul Smith, from Bessbrook, Oliver Craven, from Newry, George Keegan from Enniscorthy and Patrick Parle from Wexford
The commemoration took place at Edentubber Martyrs monument at the foot of Edentubber Mountain. Francis O’Donoghue former Sinn Fein/Sinn Fein the Workers’ Party Councillor for Carrickmacross and veteran of ‘Operation Harvest’, the IRA’s 1956 to 1962 border campaign gave the oration to the Socialist Republican attendees.
Chairing the occasion was a representative of the 1950’s campaign Veterans Association, Oliver McCall followed by a social in Newry.