Category Archives: Freedom For All Ireland

Relatives for Justice video

Following the great response to Mark Thompson’s video on behalf of Relatives for Justice , the AOH FFAI is trying to bring you videos about the work done by other groups your Christmas Appeal donations support.

Their first interview was with Bik McFarlane and Joe Austin representing Belfast National Graves. 

In addition to explaining the work of Belfast National Graves, and the vital importance of contributions from America and the AOH to Irish patriot graves, these two prominent Irish Republicans give moving insights into:

1- the 1981 Hunger Strike and why  Republicans resisted torture and died rather than wear a British  criminal uniform
2-how Republican prisoners locked away inside H-Block cells overcame the British propaganda machine to  defeat Thatcher’s strategy
3-the battle for legacy truth and what the British are trying to hide in their latest legacy proposals.
4-the policy of censorship by visa denial where our government blocks them from coming to the US at Britain’s behest.

Here is a link to the video: Belfast National Graves

2017-2018 Annual Freedom For All Ireland Christmas Appeal

FFAI Chair, Mary T. Leathem,  has the application for financial support posted on the FFAI page.

Groups requesting financial support from the FFAI Christmas Appeal must promote programs that encourage cross community cooperation, economic development, social change, cross border collaboration, Irish History and language education, nationalist infrastructure maintenance and construction efforts, and Irish Unification initiatives based on peace and justice for all through out all of Ireland. 

Applications must be received by 17th Friday November 2017

Here is a link for the application:

Freedom For All Ireland Christmas Appeal Application

 

Martin McGuinness, Dies at age 66

Martin McGuinness, a former Irish Republican Army commander and Sinn Fein political leader who helped negotiate peace in Northern Ireland after decades of sectarian violence, and became a senior official in its power-sharing government, died on Tuesday in Derry. He was 66.  May he rest in peace.

Martin McGuinness
Martin McGuinness