George Brown Weekend - June 2012


The line up of activities for the George Brown weekend - June 29-30th - has been announced. 

Friday 29 June

7.30 p.m.
Meet in St. Colmcille’s Cemetery, Inistioge.
Wreath-laying at George Brown Memorial

8.00 p.m. St. Mary's Church Inistioge

Rev. Martin Hilliard, Rector

Session Chair:
Jack O'Connor
President SIPTU


Dr David Hickey
Director of the National Transplant Programme
The Legacy of Che Guevara

Harry Owens
Spanish Civil War Historian
Religion and the Spanish Civil War

Saturday 30 June

12 noon St. Mary's Church
Session Chair:
Tony Woodhouse
Chairman UNITE Executive Council

Dr. Joseph Doyle 
Underclass Radicalism in
19th Century Kilkenny

Dr. Michael Herbert
Trustee Working Class Movement Library Manchester
Irish Involvement in
Manchester Trade Unions

Jimmy Kelly
Irish Secretary UNITE
Ireland Today, is this the Ireland and Europe envisaged by George Brown and his comrades?

2 p.m. Olive Grove, Woodstock Gardens
Tree-planting Ceremony

Manus O'Riordan
Irish party political opinion and the Spanish  Civil War

Return to Inistioge 

Refreshments at Lenehan’s Pub
Recital by Graiguenamanagh Brass Band




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