Belfast IB memorial rededication

December 6, 2010

The International Brigades memorial in Writers Square, off Donegal Street, Belfast. Photo courtesy of Iskra1916

Iskra announces:

The Belfast memorial to the courageous Irish volunteers who travelled to fight against Fascism and the forces of reaction in the Spanish Civil War will be rededicated in a ceremony on saturday, the 11th of December, at 12.30pm in Writers Square. The guest speaker will be Joe Bowers of the CPI who will deliver a short talk on the valiant role of the Irish Brigadistas in Spain.

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One Response to “ Belfast IB memorial rededication ”

  1. ciaran crossey on December 6, 2010 at 4:46 pm

    The re-dedication and wreath laying will be preceeded by a short AGM of the Int Brigades Commemoration Committee, and a talk by local historian John Gray on Ireland in the 1930s.
    This part of the day starts at 11 am in the Premier Inn Hotel, Waring St/Donegal St corner. It WILL BE OVER in time to get to Writers’ Square for 12.30.
    The AGM is intended to start our preparations for the 75th Anniversary commemorations.