George Brown Memorial Event - June 2013


Spanish Civil War veterans Jack Jones and Bob Doyle pictured with Paddy Murphy at the George Brown memorial.

The following is the programme for the George Brown Memorial Event 2013:

Friday 28th June

19.45 Cemetery

Wreathlaying - Address by Manus O'Riordan.

20.00 Church of Ireland

Chair - Jimmy Kelly (Irish Secretary UNITE), also address on Jim Larkin.

Mary Muldowney - Role of Women in the Irish Labour Movement 1913 Lockout to the Spanish Civil War.

Harry Owens to present Eoin McDonald (Essay competition winner 2012 from CBS Wexford) speaking on the Spanish Civil War.


Refreshments and traditional entertainment in Lenehan's pub.

Saturday 29th June

12.00 Church of Ireland

Chair - Dr Joseph Doyle - George Brown Memorial Committee.

Fintan O'Toole - Journalist,  on Austerity.

Matt Staunton - IMPACT on the Save Our Forests protection of Coillte forests campaign

14.00 Woodstock Gardens

Address and tree-planting ceremony by Jack O'Connor on behalf of SIPTU in the Car Park followed by a forest walk to the Olive Grove and Tearooms with music by Hatchery Folk.

16.00 Lenehan's

Brass band recital and refreshments.


Traditional music in O'Donnell's.

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