He will be joining the Honourees Peggy O'Hara (Derry) Mother of INLA Hunger Striker Patsy O' Hara and Vic Sackett (Long Island) & Pat Frawley (Bronx). Tickets $ 80.00 this includes 3 hours of open bar with hot starters/appetizers followed by dinner and dessert, coffee and tea after. Traditional music will be performed by Mary Courtney & Morningstar.
The themes for this year's Dinner will be: Countdown to 2016 --- The Centenary of the Easter Rising & The 30th anniversary of the deaths of the 1981 Hunger Strike Martyrs. More information at www.irishfreedom.net
Des appeared on Radio Free Eireann Saturday which can still be heard on http://archive.wbai.org/ with Peggy O'Hara and members of her family and Martin Galvin. The President of Republican Sinn Fein also gave the oration at the National Irish Freedom Committees Easter Commemoration on Sunday. He will be on the show again later this week just prior to the Dinner which can be heard live at wbai.org on the day