Radio Free Eireann Broadcasting 16 September 2017

Martin Galvin with details of this weekend's broadcast from Radio Free Eireann.

Radio Free Eireann will broadcast this Saturday September 16th on WBAI 99.5 FM radio or at 12noon New York time or 5 pm-6pm Irish time or listen any time after the broadcast on

Derry based journalist Eamon Sweeney will:

➤ contrast the crown's decision to prosecute veteran Republican Ivor Bell despite severe medical issues for a 1972 incident, while making no moves against Bloody Sunday troopers.

➤ discuss the application by the loyalist paramilitary Red Hand Commandos to become a legal community group eligible for community work and grants.

➤ comment on recent moves by the Fianna Fail Party to expand into the North. Kieran O'Reilly will tell us what is going on at the Irish Repertory Theater.

Sean Whelan of the National Graves Association will discuss the debate over commemorations of events during the Irish Civil War where Republicans fought against the Irish Free State.

We will have any details that can be made public on the protest at the Free Derry Museum and the interim mediation. 

John McDonagh and Martin Galvin co-host.

Radio Free Eireann is heard Saturdays at 12 Noon New York time on wbai 99.5 FM and

It can be heard at in Ireland from 5pm to 6pm or anytime after the program concludes on

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Anthony McIntyre

Former IRA prisoner, spent 18 years in Long Kesh. Free Speech advocate, writer, historian, humanist, and researcher.

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