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An unusual object on display in Salford to mark the anniversary of the deaths of the Manchester Martyrs
November 23, 2015 – 5:13 pm | No Comment
An unusual object on display in Salford to mark the anniversary of the deaths of the Manchester Martyrs

Here’s an interesting story, lifted from the Working Class Movement Library blog today…
Among the many treasures of the Irish Collection at Salford’s Working Class Movement Library is a maquette (model) of a proposed monument by …

The Queen is coming, be bloody grateful…
May 17, 2011 – 2:30 pm | 14 Comments
The Queen is coming, be bloody grateful…

Proving we now live in a post-mither world, the Queen of England (and some other countries that haven’t yet got rid of her) is visiting the Republic of Ireland, where dissenting voices are being told to stop living in the past and just get with the programme man, everything’s cool now, so why bring bad vibes to a joyous occasion like this…

Lá Fhéile Pádraig
March 17, 2011 – 9:48 am | 2 Comments
Lá Fhéile Pádraig

Mo chara, is mian leis is fearr ar Lá Fhéile Pádraig, cé acu d’atá sa bhaile nó thar lear. Suas Éirinn, agus suas go dtí Manchester! Lá amháin, beidh muid in a rialú i ndán …

Féile Ealaíon Manchain
September 16, 2010 – 10:08 am | No Comment
Féile Ealaíon Manchain

Manchester Irish language group (MILG) is running an Irish Language Arts Festival from September 18-24, launching with a film called Maidin Scannain Gaeilge at the Cornerhouse Cinema, Oxford Road.

The Manchester Martyrs
January 11, 2010 – 3:31 pm | No Comment
The Manchester Martyrs

The last man hung in this country was Michael Barrett on May 26th 1869. He’d tried to blow up Clerkenwell prison. But the penultimate public hanging on these shores was one that would happen in …