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History of the Irish in Britain Representation Group by Patrick Reynolds. Part 1:1981

Patrick Reynolds was one of the founders of IBRG and played a key role in its history. He is now writing up that history and putting it into the context of radical history in Britain and Ireland in the C20th. … Continue reading

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Classic LPs; The Spirit of Freedom by Christy Moore

In the 1980s concerts by Christy Moore and the Wolfe Tones gave the Irish community somewhere to express their solidarity with the Republican movement. The venue was often the International club in Longsight (a largely Irish part of the city) … Continue reading

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