Memorial website in the memory of your loved one

      
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one,Kathleen Deery who was born in Belfast on October 26th,1942
....And passed away on April 6, 2005 at the age of 62.

We will remember her forever


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Re-Launch of Vol. - Kieran Doherty`s Mural



Huge National Hunger Strike Rally


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"Know Your Irish History"

Hunger Strike Rally Mobilisation Call


Crumlin Road Jail Documentary - 53 Mins


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Documentary of Dan Breen IRA

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Riots at Divis Flats 1969 -
Young boy Patrick Rooney shot dead by the RUC





IRA Kilmichael Ambush - Tom Barry




To learn your- Irish History.!!

BBC TimeWatch "The Provisionals"   50 Mins




The Ballyseddy Massacre 1923 ( Irish Civil War ) 1Hour.5mins



 5th May 2014 marks the 33rd Anniversary
 of the death of Vol Bobby Sands


 After 66 days on hunger strike

 
1981 hunger strike.



 The spirit of Bobby Sands lives on.

 On the 5th May 2014, we remember Bobby Sands

Greetings to all Our Family & Friends..!!
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Remembering Kathleen on her 9th Anniversary 6th April.
We Love and Miss You Forever. xox.




Memorial for Oglaigh - Jim O`Reilly



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On 28th February Bobby Sands
was prepa
ring to start his first day on Hunger Strike.
He took his last meal that evening. On March 1st he started his Hunger Strike. Bobby kept a diary of his first 17 Days. We will print each day on its anniversary. We'd ask you to read and share his story.
 'I am standing on the threshold of another trembling world.
May God have mercy on my soul." - Bobby Sands

 
Pat Finucane "25 years On"

 

Live Leak - Collusion -


Live Leak - Collusion - Click the Image Above!!

50 Years in Turf-Lodge - 1 Hour 20 mins.






A Documentary of the Forgotten 10 Volunteers
This runs for 1 hr. 10mins. A Must watch of Irish History




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The Deery, Connolly & Herdman Famlies
 


November is the month to honour the Pious Dead
So you can Pray for the Holy Souls of your Family & Relatives who have passed away.! Go to www.clonard.com

We hope by publishing these Video's, that younger people will be     encouraged to learn about their Irish History
and the sacrifice's made.
 
                        
The Annual Commemoration of (The Dark) Brendan Hughes


.In Memory of Our Dearest Friends & Family..xox
 
 

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Bobby Sands Is Elected as MP.
 
 
 Kathleen's 8th Anniversary :-

Gibraltar Mural & Commemoration


             
         Kilmainham Jail              


Rebellion - Museum

 
 
 
 
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The dramatic election of Bobby Sands as MP
 During the 1981 H-Block hunger strike is relived by the leading Belfast republican Seándo Moore in an interview filmed just seven weeks before he died. This video was filmed by three-time Oscar winning cinematographer and director Haskell Wexler and the questions were asked by photojournalist and film-maker Kevin McKiernan.
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Full Documentary "Irish Ways" Brendan Hughes. 52 mins:-



Adjust Volume as Required. !!

     

    

  

 

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Click above on the Name to Go to the Roddy's Website

Then click the back button top left of the page to return here.!! 

Trilles Purpel Scroll
To All Mothers Everywhere - Enjoy Your Special Day.!!

 

 Falls Curfew-click video to go Full Screen- Operation-Banner 

                              

Gaddafi & the IRA Full Documentary.!!

            The Commemoration for "D" - Company Volunteer's

                                               Click here  

Click here   to view video "REMEMBER ME"

                                              "Wee Harry"
                          RIP. HARRY THOMPSON 1944-2012,

                     Harry passed away @ 9pm 29th Jan. 2012.

           

 1918 - 2012

Go nDéana Dia Trócaire ar Anam Brigid

A Short Tribute to Óglach Brigid Hannon

   Click here   to view video

In memory of Kathleen's Sister Mary's 6th Anniversary
14th December  2005
Padre Pio Pray for her. xox.

Kathleen Deery RIP. 6th April 2005

    

Kathleen "Remember Me"

Click here   to view video

Frank Galan: Sings in Italian

TE QUIERO MI AMOR:-  meaning:- "I LOVE YOU MY -LOVE"

Click here     to view video

A love story by Christie Hennessy who died from Cancer.!!

" You are the Girl"

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We would like to thank all our Visitors to Kathllen's Website, as today they have passed the 14,500 mark for the number of visited since we started-in 2005. Your are in Our Prayer's.

 

 

     Click here  to view video        Click here to view video

        Click on a video to start- When finished go to top right X and when asked - close current tab to go to the next video

 
Below is a Slide-Show with Photos of the Troubles,
                                in no particular order.!

Showing the Burning of Catholic homes by Loyalists - in Bombay St and Ardoyne. Also a glimpse of what people had to suffer at the hands of the Brits. A lot of the Streets are no longer there.
It runs for about 3 minutes. Click Below.!!

                   A TRIBUTE TO VOL. MAIREAD FARRELL

 

      Click here  to View the Video       Click here The Troubles

  
 

The Commeration of the Twinbrook & Colin Area

 Roll of Remembrance

Click here   To View the Video

   

           Click here   To view 'Hunger"-Trailer video

Click above to see a trailer of the video "Hunger"
After the video- Click on the top left return button to get back here


Click here

to view video of the Easter Parade

Click here to view video. - 30th Anniversary

                                   Click here to view video

     

             Kathleen's Dad, Bobby. RIP. My Dad,Tommy. RIP.

Kathleen's Mother.xox.

Our Mother Mary & Great-Grandaughter Angela.

It is Our Mother's 16th Anniversary on 3rd April

Thinking of you Alway's,

 Love You Forever .Joe & Family at home & abroad.xox.

We Remember  Our Baby Daughter "Angela"
You are Always in Our Hearts. Love . Mom & Dad.xox.
 

 THE YEAR 1972

ENTERNAL HARMONY - KATHLEEN. XOX


Kathleen...........You are always in Our Hearts.!!

This year, 2011 is the 31st Anniversary of the Hunger-Strike when 10 Volunteers Died for Ireland.!!

                              

 Philomena Conroy (Deery). R.I.P. 

    
 
In Memory of my Beautiful Sister: Philomena.
Who passed away on the
8th November.2010
We will always Love and Miss you forever.!!
Saint Theresa pray for her. xox.



Click on The Link Above to visit her website. 

You will leave this Site
But click the Arrow button top left to return
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   MOM & DAD YOU ARE ALWAY'S IN OUR HEARTS

       Father's Day Video

  Please Remembering MyMother. Father and kathleen's

It is My Fathers 23rd Anniversary,

 on the 13th December.

Padrio Pio Pray for Him. xox

 

                       
                          
 In Memory of "Wee Tom Byrne" (28th Nov.1999.  And his friend
 Davey Doherty (Doc) who also died 8th Sept 1999. RIP.
                              

               

 Also Remember kathleen's Dear Friend Davey Osborne.
                                      


  We have included Videos on the site for your interest
   Some of the Link's are Broken:- We are fixing these..
 
   After each Video click the Top left Back button to return to this Site

           TO KATHLEEN

     Your 8th Anniversary Occurs on 6th April 2013

 All our fondest Love.xox     We will be with you Always

CLICK Below TO SEE VIDEO  OF KATHLEEN'S SISTER  

 LILY DYER'S who passed away, January 29.R.I.P.

 
 TO KATHLEEN WITH ALL MY FONDEST LOVE..JOE XOX
              

  

Birthday Memories

    Loving Memories of my Life-long Partner and Best Friend kathleen's Photo @ 8th-Anniversary
 

  

   Kathleen Deery–nee – Herdman. May you be blessed.


          
 Senior IRA leader dies of cancer
 
Click on LINK, to see the Videos
 
 
       Cullyhanna                                           Belfast
         
   Brian Keenan, 66,
a former leading member of the IRA has died.

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams,said his strong endorsement of the party's strategy was crucial in securing IRA support
for the peace process.

He was jailed for 18 years in 1978
for conspiring to cause explosions in Britain in the 70's.
More recently he was involved in decommissioning talks.
He took part in weapons talks with Canadian General
John de Chastelain, head of the Independent International
Commission on Decommissioning.
KEENAN - Brian, died peacefully May 21, 2008.
Beloved husband of Chrissie, much loved father of Frankie,
Anne-Marie, Jeanette, Christina, Bernadette and Sean. 
 
Brian Keenan

Click Video
   For the South Armagh-Cullyhanna Video:-
                        

    
 
  WEST BELFAST REMEMBERS :
The Summary Execution of IRA Volunteers
 Mairéad Farrell, Dan McCann and Seán Savage in Gibraltar and the murderous attack on mourners at their funerals
FROM THURSDAY, 6 March to Sunday, 9 March we will commemorate the 2th anniversary of a period in 1988 which will be forever etched in the minds of our community.
We will be commemorating the assassination of Maireád Farrell, Dan McCann and Seán Savage in Gibraltar. These three unarmed IRA Volunteers were brutally shot down on 6 March 1988 by members of the British SAS operating under instructions from the British Cabinet led by Margaret Thatcher.
Following the shootings in Gibraltar, Belfast IRA Volunteer Kevin McCracken was shot and killed by the British Army while on active service in Turf Lodge on 14 March. We will commemorate Kevin.
We will also be commemorating Thomas McErlean, John Murray and Volunteer Caoimhín MacBrádaigh, who were gunned down while in courageous pursuit of unionist death squad member Michael Stone who attacked, with guns and grenades, the funeral on 16 March in Milltown Cemetery of the three Volunteers killed at Gibraltar.
In the aftermath of the funeral of Caoimhín MacBrádaigh the SDLP deputy leader, Seamus Mallon, branded the people of West Belfast as ‘savages’. Criminalisation of the nationalist community has long been a hallmark of anti-national political elements in our society.

 

Former hunger striker
 Brendan Hughes dies

Brendan Hughes
led a hunger strike in 1977
The former hunger striker and IRA commander Brendan Hughes has died in hospital.
The 59-year-old Belfast man was taken into hospital last week after becoming critically ill. His family said he passed away on Saturday night.

He was the "officer commanding" IRA prisoners in the Maze jail and ordered a dirty protest and later led the first republican hunger strike in 1981. 

   
Click below to view video

Brendan will be missed, not least by his family,
but also by the wider republican family with whom he dedicated such a large part of his life in furtherance of Irish Republican goals 
 After each Video click the Top left Back button to return
to this Site

Gerry Adams pays tribute to father of hunger striker  
By Suzanne McGonagle 

 


 Veteran Republican passes away
By Jonathan Martin

West Belfast said a sad farewell to veteran republican and former Long Kesh OC,

George Gillen (64), who passed away on Friday (December 28) after a long illness. 
George, who gave the order for the burning of the cages at "Long-Kesh" in the 1974 riot, passed away at the Royal Victoria Hospital last week.
 

      

Martin Meehan Veteran Republican. R.I.P.


After viewing the Video click the Back Button to return to this site.

                          Kathleen was heavily envolved in the Hunger Strike protest.
              Everyone who visit's this Site.Will be remembered in kathleen's prayer's.


            If you or your friends have a request for any special commemoration, please reply to e.mail: jdeery@ntlworld.com

      VIDEO'S
    
This section shows Videos of the "Troubles" 
     
and the 30 + Years of English Rule in Ireland.
  
This is what "kathleen" Fought Against for her Communities.
        
Here is a List of Videos remembering that period!!

      When you view a Video-
          Afterwards Click The Back Button
     
   Joe Cahill 192-24     Beechmount Ave. Memorial
 

 
 Click on photos for Video...

                                      

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"Remember Our Volunteers" 
            
 
  It was at a dedication of a plaque to

 Honour Republian Volunteers 

          who fought with the Irish Brigades
          in the
Spanish Civil War
         The Event took place at Milltown Cementary
                     

      Patricia Black and Frankie Ryan
       Commemoration March and Rally
         Sunday 3th September 2007

                    Click The Back Button to return to this Site             

 View video Below.

 
 
 
It was with great shock and sadness we learned of the death of one of kathleen's dear friends and comrades.
"Michael Ferguson" Sinn Fien MLA..25th Sept.
We hope he is now at peace with kathleen and his other Comrades.
 6th Anniversary 25th September 2012
Michael we will always remember you with Great Effection.
 from the Deery
Family.
 
        
    Our heartfelt sorrow to his Family.

The Launch of Michael Ferguson's new Roundabout
24th June 2012
   
                               

Click Above - to view video
                "Remember Our Volunteer's"             
                                   
                                   
             

    
          

"The Farmers-Rest" Saint Patricks Day 17th March 24


"KATHLEEN"To the World One - "to us the World"...!! 


Please light Candle in Memory of kathleen

    
kathleen Deery. (Fograi bhais)
Graveside Oration by Paul Butler. Sinn Fein MLA. ( Blanket-Man )
Everybody, who knew "kathleen Deery" will have a story to tell....
Kathleen was a multi-dimensional person. She was a mother, a grandmother,a sister, an aunt, a comrade and a friend.
She was a life-long republican, a community activist in Twinbrook, originally from the Short Strand. South Belfast.
The character and qualities that have been the hallmarks of the Short Strand community came out many times in the course of her life. She was someone who broke the mould, who challenged the status quo, who never took no for an answer, who put her community first, as Joe her husband said, she was the people's champion.
When Joe was imprisoned in the 1970s in Long Kesh, (P.O.W.)
kathleen was left to raise and care for their family. She decided to take up a job driving a black taxi.
Black taxis would have been percieved as very much a job for men only. yet kathleen was not one to be deterred from becoming the first black taxi woman on the road and making history for other women to follow.
It was not just in her personal life, however, that Kathleen stepped up to the mark. Whether it was in the community or in her role as a republican, Kathleen was never found wanting. She gave a life of service to her community and the republican struggle.
She was always a person who was concerned about bettering the lives of people. She would have been involved in the first resident's groups in the area and she was involved in setting up the Kilwee social club.
It was in her role as a republican that many would have known kathleen. In all the branches of the Republican Movement, in every phase of the struggle, kathleen stepped into the breach and gave of her service and time to help. And it was often hidden work few knew anything about, but that was invaluable to this struggle.
I remember when she told me of the time she and Joe heard of the great escape from the H - Blocks in 1983. (Long-Kesh). Prisoners had run across fields to get away. kathleen and Joe had driven out to the jail to see if they could see any of the fleeing prisoners.This is typical of kathleen how she put others, particulary prisoners first and risked everything to help them.
Without the work and commitment of kathleen Deery and people like her during the last 3 years, republicans would not be at the centre of the political stage as we are today.We would not be forging ahead, growing in strength across the island.
In those days,republicans came up to visit prisoners. This was a time when visits were few and far between. It was people like kathleen Deery on visits that republicans relied on to keep up communications with the prisoners and the republican movement on the outside. Kathleen visited me and others knowing full well she risked being caught.
kathleen, long after the Hunger Strike and Blanket protest had ended, still visited me
in prison; indeed she did so until my release from jail in 1988. I will never forget the kindness and support kathleen gave me during those years of imprisonment and I have thought of those visits by kathleen since she died. Indeed, in my first week of freedom from jail, I visited kathleen and Joe, along with my mother and father. Sadly, my own father passed away three years ago and he is also in my thoughts.

When I first met kathleen Deery it was 1981, the year Bobby Sands and other republicans were on hunger strike in the H-Blocks. I was on the blanket protest and kathleen was one of a number republicans who visited:-

kathleen lived a good and honest life and it's quite impossible to sum that life up in a few words. I don't believe in eulogising the dead but I do believe in celebrating a life well lived - a life spent in struggle and in activism.
I will always remember the times you visited me in jail, kathleen. you will always be in my thoughts and prayers. The last year of your life was not easy for you or your family. Your spirit and endurance as you battled with your illness were characteristic of the way you led your life. We will sadly miss you and let your life be an example to us all.

               
This is the 33nd. Anniversary of 
The Death of Marie Drumm

The Vice-President of Sinn Fein who was murdered by Loyalist Death Squads, remember her in your prayers.!!

  


Remember 31 years of "The Hunger-Strike"
"Please Light a Candle in their Memory"


     kathleen's Funeral and Guard of Honour
 
   
   
 

 





                         
  

 



              To "kathleen" my Life long Partner and Best Friend.
             It is appropriate that your Anniversary falls at Easter. As you are a true Republican
                           
       After watching Videos Click on the Back Button top left return to this Site

I record these videos and photos in kathleen's memory,as I know this is what she would have wished.
So that people will not forget the terrible sacrifice others have endured for a lasting Peace..God Willing!!....JOE

Click here to see Kathleen Deery's
Family Tree
Tributes and Condolences
My Forever-Friend   / Joe Deery (Life-long Partner & Best Friend )
 kathleen, it was nice to be able to spend some time in your memory at this Website. It is personal and comforting to look at your photos and listen to your music. You will always be in my Heart.
 Fondest Love . Joe XO...  Continue >>
One of a kind   / Saoisre Hallam (Great Niece )
Kathleenyou were one of a kind & you always knew you were.We all miss you soo much. Hope you & my granda are enjoying your drinks up there & i hope your watching over us all xxx
Thinking of you   / Angela McDowell (Grand-daughter)
I just have to tell you how much you would love Sofia.  She is just so funny and has such a great wee personality you would have her spoilt.  With this great site and all our photos and stories she will get to know her Granny Kathleen. &nb...  Continue >>
Blessings  / Alice Anne Connolly-Linderman (cousin)
My love and respect go to you Joe, and to Kathleen's memory.  I met you very briefly along time ago but your struggles and courage have always been an inspiration.  My Dad was very proud of both of you.  God bless...
My Granny Kathleen   / Angela McDowell (Grandaughter)
Remembering My Granny Kahleen,You are in my thoughts every day, I talk to Ryan about you all the time, so that he will always remember you.  I only wish he could have known you at the age he is now ,and got to go on one of the many adv...  Continue >>
To Kathleen who was a very important part of my life.  / Kevin Deery (Stepson)    Read >>
still missed everyday  / Maura Collins     Read >>
Fond Memories  / Kevin Deery (Stepson)    Read >>
Please Light a candle!!  / Joe Deery Deery (Life long Partner & Best Friend )    Read >>
Thanks to all who visited kathleens website.  / Joe Deery (Life-Long Partner )    Read >>
More tributes and condolences...
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Her legacy
"KATHLEEN'S LEGACY"  

Here is an Opportunity to Pray for Kathleen
and your Loved One's at "Clonard Solemn Novena":


kathleen Deery. (Fograi bhais)
Graveside Oration by Paul Butler. Sinn Fein MLA. ( Blanket-Man )
Everybody who knew "kathleen Deery" will have a story to tell....
Kathleen was a multi-dimensional person. She was a mother a grandmothera sister an aunt a comrade and a friend.
She was a life-long republican a community activist in Twinbrook originally from the Short Strand. South Belfast.
The character and qualities that have been the hallmarks of the Short Strand community came out many times in the course of her life. She was someone who broke the mould who challenged the status quo who never took no for an answer who put her community first as Joe her husband said she was the people's champion.
When Joe was imprisoned in the 1970s in Long Kesh (P.O.W.)
kathleen was left to raise and care for their family. She decided to take up a job driving a black taxi.
Black taxis would have been percieved as very much a job for men only. yet kathleen was not one to be deterred from becoming the first black taxi woman on the road and making history for other women to follow.
It was not just in her personal life however that Kathleen stepped up to the mark. Whether it was in the community or in her role as a republican Kathleen was never found wanting. She gave a life of service to her community and the republican struggle.
She was always a person who was concerned about bettering the lives of people. She would have been involved in the first resident's groups in the area and she was involved in setting up the Kilwee social club.
It was in her role as a republican that many would have known kathleen. In all the branches of the Republican Movement in every phase of the struggle kathleen stepped into the breach and gave of her service and time to help. And it was often hidden work few knew anything about but that was invaluable to this struggle.
I remember when she told me of the time she and Joe heard of the great escape from the H - Blocks in 1983. (Long-Kesh). Prisoners had run across fields to get away. kathleen and Joe had driven out to the jail to see if they could see any of the fleeing prisoners.This is typical of kathleen how she put others particulary prisoners first and risked everything to help them.
Without the work and commitment of kathleen Deery and people like her during the last 30 years republicans would not be at the centre of the political stage as we are today.We would not be forging ahead growing in strength across the island.
In those daysrepublicans came up to visit prisoners. This was a time when visits were few and far between. It was people like kathleen Deery on visits that republicans relied on to keep up communications with the prisoners and the republican movement on the outside. Kathleen visited me and others knowing full well she risked being caught.
kathleen long after the Hunger Strike and Blanket protest had ended still visited me in prison; indeed she did so until my release from jail in 1988. I will never forget the kindness and support kathleen gave me during those years of imprisonment and I have thought of those visits by kathleen since she died. Indeed in my first week of freedom from jail I visited kathleen and Joe along with my mother and father. Sadly my own father passed away three years ago and he is also in my thoughts.

When I first met kathleen Deery it was 1981 the year Bobby Sands and other republicans were on hunger strike in the H-Blocks. I was on the blanket protest and kathleen was one of a number republicans who visited:- Paul Butler Sinn Fein Councillor MLA.
kathleen lived a good and honest life and it's quite impossible to sum that life up in a few words. I don't believe in eulogising the dead but I do believe in celebrating a life well lived - a life spent in struggle and in activism.
I will always remember the times you visited me in jail kathleen. you will always be in my thoughts and prayers. The last year of your life was not easy for you or your family. Your spirit and endurance as you battled with your illness were characteristic of the way you led your life. We will sadly miss you and let your life be an example to us all.
Go ndeana Dia trocaire ar anam dilis.
By:- Paul Butler Sinn Fein Counciller MLA.



 
Kathleen's Photo Album
Lillian & kathleen, St Patricks Day 2004
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