South and East Belfast Sinn Féin -- Building an Ireland of Equals

30th anniversary commemoration

Sunday 15th October 2006 saw hundreds of Republicans gather in the Short Strand and Market areas to commemorate the deaths of Volunteers Paul Marlowe, Joseph Surgenor, and Francis Fitzsimons who were killed in an accidental explosion in the Gasworks area.

Niall Ó Donnghaile, Gerry Adams MP and Alex Maskey MLA address the commemoration.

The First Battalion Martyrs band leads the crowd across the Albert Bridge.

Gerry Adams MP addresses the crowd gathered at the Market Garden of Remembrance


Gerry Adams & Niall Ó Donnghaile take part in the parade.

a section of the crowd gathered at the Market Garden of Remembrance

Eibhlin Glenholmes, Gerry Adams, Alex maskey and Tom Hartley in the Short Strand