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Flyer for “Gernika80 – Then and Now” a weekend of events to mark the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Gernika April 12, 2017

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A flyer promoting “Gernika80 – Then and Now” taking place in 21-23rd April 2017 is a weekend of events to mark the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Gernika
The bombing, immortalised in the Picasso painting, was the first targeted aerial bombing of a civilian population.
The Gernika 80 Facebook Page


“They Shall Not Pass! 80 years of Fighting Fascism” 12th Nov -Unite The Union October 31, 2016

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“They Shall Not Pass! 80 years of Fighting Fascism” a series of talks related to the Spanish Civil War organised by Anti Fascist Action and Unite on the 12th of November in Unite The Union, Middle Abbey Street.



Poster for “Spanish Civil War Mural Unveiling” -Belfast 20th April 2013 April 10, 2013

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A Poster for the “Spanish Civil War Mural Unveiling at the International Wall, Northumberland St, Belfast”  on the 20th April 2013.

Many Thanks to the sender.
Mural Flyer


“Frank Conroy and The Spanish Civil War”- leaflet from The Frank Conroy Committee December 30, 2012

A lovely leaflet ‘Frank Conroy and The Spanish Civil War’ produced by the Frank Conroy Committee. Conroy is mentioned in the Christy Moore song ‘Vive la quinta Brigada’.
Many thanks to the sender who notes

Frank Conroy Committee held the first commemoration in December in Kildare town it went well for our first event.

A video of the commemoration

You’ll find more info on Frank Conroy here and here

History Frank Conroy.


From 1936 a poster for a meeting of the “Irish Christian Front” “…Ireland Rejects Communism” October 30, 2011

From 1936 a poster advertising a meeting to set up a branch of the Irish Christian Front in Rathmines Town Hall. ” Show by your presence at this meeting that Ireland Rejects Communism”.
More information on The Irish Christian Front here and from here a brief description of their aims..

The aim of the Irish Christian Front is to organise a united Irish front of all those who are opposed to Communism and its allies in Ireland, for the creation of a social order worthy of the Christian professions, and to send medical aid and supplies to the patriot soldiers of Spain, and to assist the refugee victims of the Red government.

Many thanks to the sender.


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