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Last Updated: Sunday, 14 October 2007, 16:53 GMT 17:53 UK
Pub attack SF member is dismissed
The Tavern Bar
Francis O'Reilly was said to be "summarily dismissed"
Sinn Fein has dismissed a party member who was one of four football hooligans jailed last week for an attack on a pub in Londonderry.

Francis O'Reilly, 29, is serving three months in prison for causing damage to the Tavern Bar on the edge of the loyalist Fountain estate last Monday.

The party says he was "summarily dismissed" after his involvement in the attack became known.

The trouble came ahead of Derry City's League Cup Final against Bohemian FC.

In a statement the Dublin club said that it "deplored" all violence. Derry City went on to win the game 1-0.

On Friday night, Bohemian Football Club supporters held a collection at their game to go towards damage caused to the bar.

Derry City 1-0 Bohemians
09 Oct 07 |  Irish

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