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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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New Booklet on Socialist Republican Jimmy Gralton

JIMMY GRALTON – Leitrim Socialist (1886-1945) Jimmy Gralton, the great Leitrim Socialist was born at Effernagh, near Gowel, Co Leitrim, on the 17th of April 1886. Like so many Irish people he was forced to emigrate, first to Britain and … Continue reading

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