Tag Archives: Mary Quaile Club

The Spirit of the Irish in Britain Representation Group continues …..

IBRG as a functioning organisation did not exist after 2005.  Pat Reynolds did continue to be active in campaigns such as Christy McGrath and  put out statements from time to time in the name of IBRG. He continued both personally … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful in 2016!

Dear Friends This is my last post of 2015, a year in which I had my first book published; Northern ReSisters Conversations with Radical Women. The women in my book have changed their lives and the history of this country … Continue reading

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Dare to be Free ; the life of Irish Trade Unionist Mary Quaile

The film Sufragette gives a very sanitised and selective view of the lives of working class women in this country. The main character, Maud, is a victim of her husband and her exploitative employer, and when she gets involved with … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Tangerines a fascinating film set in eastern Europe about a war that barely made the international headlines. Between 1992 and 1993 a war took place in Abkhazia in Georgia where separatists wanted to create an independent state. The film … Continue reading

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