Martin Galvin with details of this weekend's broadcast from Radio Free Eireann.
Radio Free Eireann will broadcast today Saturday June 23rd.
As we near July 4th celebrations of America's Declaration of Independence, we will ask Dr. Ruan O'Donnell, historian, Senior Lecturer at Limerick University and author of books on Patrick Pearse and Robert Emmet, about Ireland's Declaration of Independence from Britain, and why as we near the 100th anniversary of Ireland's Declaration of Independence there seem to be mixed emotions about celebrating.
Tony O'Hara, a former Blanketman in the Long Kesh will talk about being blocked by the Gaelic Athletic Association from holding an event honoring his brother PATSY O'HARA one of the 1981 Hunger Strike Martyrs.
We will have a final preview of a special live WBAI performance co-starring RFE's own John McDonagh with Malachy McCourt.
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 wbai.org.
It can be heard at wbai.org in Ireland from 5pm to 6pm or anytime after the program concludes on wbai.org/archives.