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Report from the Friends of the International Brigades in Ireland:


Colin Carritt writes…

by Manuel Moreno (IBMT Treasurer)

The Centre d’Histoire Sociale du XXeme siècle has set up a virtual exhibition on the International Brigades as seen through the archives of André Marty...

Lynda Walker writes…


Commemorations are under way in Spain for the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Jarama, in which over 120 members of the British Battalion were killed while resisting an attempt by Franco to encircle Madrid.


By Marshall Mateer, IBMT Film Co-ordinator 

In 1937 volunteers on their way to Spain through Paris were taken in groups to see the Spanish Pavilion at the International Exposition of Art and Technology of Modern Life.  

The Charlie Donnelly Winter School returns to Dungannon on 24/25February after a number of years in abeyance. The Hill of the Ó Néill and Ranfurly Arts Centre will play host to many of the events scheduled for the weekend which will focus on the life and works of the Dungannon-born, revolutionary socialist poet.


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