August 8th a successful function for Cabhair was held
in Chicago. I had heard of the 24 hour fast from Na
Fianna's website and decided I should do it here to
raise awareness for the POWs.
began my fast at 2PM on Saturday the 7th of August.
The next day I hosted a fundraising function for CABHAIR
at the Abbey Pub. We had about 15-20 people attend,
some veteran Republicans and some new faces. Fliers
on Eire Nua and the conditions in Maghaberry Gaol
were passed out.
statement from Na Fianna Eireann was read after that
I said a few words of my own before introducing the
guest speaker who spoke on the current conditions
facing the POWs.
event ended with a raffle drawing of POW crafts.
more info on this event go to www.upthera.cjb.net/chicago
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