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International Brigades Commeration in Andalusia

Members and friends of the Peter Daly Society attended events in Andalusia to commemorate & recognise the contribution of the International Brigades in fighting fascist forces in the region most notably in the Battle of Lopera where many died and … Continue reading

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Speakers announced for 2015 Commemoration – The Peter Daly Society

The speakers at 2015 Peter Daly Commemoration will be Clare Daly TD, Eugene McCartan Communist Party of Ireland and Harry Owens Spanish Civil War Historian.

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The Peter Daly Society – Commemoration 2014 – Monageer, Co. Wexford

The 2014 Commemoration will place at 1:30pm on Sunday 7th September at the Peter Daly Memorial in Monageer, Co. Wexford. Please see our location map for travel details.

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Brigadista – Irish Brigade in the Spanish Civil War

A documentary with two Irish members of the International Brigades and their accounts of the time. The International Brigades (Spanish: Brigadas Internacionales) were military units made up of volunteers from different countries, who traveled to Spain to fight for the … Continue reading

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Spanish Civil War Plaque to be unveiled in Derry

A plaque will be erected in Derry next month to remember the volunteers from the north west who fought with the International Brigades in Spain during the country’s civil war. More than 20 men from Derry, Donegal and Tyrone were … Continue reading

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Misfit, A Revolutionary Life by Captain Jack White (Re-Issue)

Captain Jack White, an unsung hero of the Irish Revolution, first published his autobiography “Misfit” in 1930. He was an extraordinary complex man and difficult to fit into any easy slot. He was born into a loyalist and middle-class family, … Continue reading

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6th Annual George Brown Commemoration Weekend – Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny

On Friday and Saturday, June 28/29 the Sixth Annual George Brown Memorial Event will take place in Inistioge Co. Kilkenny. The emphasis this year is very much on events in Ireland, both historic and current. On Saturday, in the Church … Continue reading

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Ken Loach to film ‘Jimmy’s Hall’ in Leitrim this summer

The only Irishman ever to be deported by the Irish Government – Jim Gralton, the famous Leitrim socialist – will form the subject of Ken Loach’s new film, set to start filming in Leitrim this summer, with funding by the … Continue reading

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International Brigades Plaque Unveiling – Inchicore – Dublin – Saturday 4th May

Saturday 4th May @ 4:00pm, at Senan Court, 109 Emmet Road, Inchicore, Dublin 8 (opposite Bulfin Road). The Inchicore Friends of the International Brigades are erecting a plaque to the memory of six local men who went to Spain to … Continue reading

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Tadhg Barry Film – Saturday, 4th May – Triskel Arts Centre, Cork City

Saturday, 4th May at 2.00 p.m. in the Triskel Arts Centre, Cork City. Using British Pathe film, historical photgraphs and documents an hour long documentary on the life of Cork trade union leader, socialist and republican fighter, Tadhg Barry, will … Continue reading

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