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Derry - Event Notice
Sunday November 06 2011
03:30 PM

Derry commemoration of International Brigades

category derry | history and heritage | event notice author Friday October 21, 2011 16:22author by Anti Fascist - International Brigades Commemoration Committee Report this post to the editors

Exhibition, Lecture and Music – what more do you want!

Come along to hear about the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War - especially the local volunteers from Derry, Donegal and Tyrone.

Exhibition, Lecture and Music – what more do you want!

75th Anniversary of the formation of the International Brigades Exhibition and Launch of the IBCC Songbook

In Sandino’s Bar, Derry On Sunday 6th November 2011 @ 3.30pm onwards:

Speakers Manus O’ Riordan - - Ireland and The Spanish Civil War (son of Brigadista, Mick O’Riordan and activist in the Int Brigades Memorial Trust)

John Black, (chair of the North West SCW Project/No Pasaran) - - on the North West Brigadistas

Songs and music by Manus O’ Riordan, Eileen Webster, Joe Mulheron and others.
Organised by the International Brigades Commemoration Committee with the North West SCW Project/No Pasaran

author by DerryAirpublication date Fri Oct 21, 2011 18:57author address author phone Report this post to the editors

That makes a nice change. The only mainstream politician who supported them in the 1930s was Harry Midgely, and he was shouted down by crowds chanting "we want Franco".

 
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