Friday, September 2, 2016

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Radio Free Eireann Broadcasting 3 September 2016

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

Radio Free Eireann will broadcast this Saturday September 3rd - Noon-1-pm New York time or 5pm-6pm Irish time on WBAI99.5 FM or wbai.org or anytime after the program concludes on wbai./archives.

Award winning journalist Suzanne Breen will discuss the continuing story of "Brysongate" and why 18 Sinn Fein members have resigned in protest thus far.

As recently released secret British documents reveal the impact of the MacBride Principles against religious discrimination in employment, Patrick Doherty of the New York State Comptroller's Office will discuss how this grassroots American campaign inspired by the Sullivan Principles for South Africa, became a rallying force which overcame British government efforts.

Brendan Costello will talk about a special upcoming awards event by Irish American Writers and Artists.

Go to Radio Free Eireann's new web site, rfe123.org where you can read written transcripts of last weeks headline making interviews with Kate Nash on the latest milestone in the decades long fight of the Bloody Sunday victims families to bring British troopers to justice, and Independent Councillor Padraig McShane on McAllister-McVeigh Memorial Park, where Unionists withheld funding because the park is named for Irish patriots killed almost a century ago.

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John McDonagh and Martin Galvin co- host. 

Radio Free Eireann is heard Saturdays at 12 Noon New York time on wbai99,5 FM and wbai.org

It can be heard at wbai.org in Ireland from 5pm to 6 pm or anytime after the program concludes on wbai./archives listed in date and time order.

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