NICRA – the struggle for democracy

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At the ‘Billy McMillen Memorial Lecture’: Gerry Grainger, Eamon Melaugh, Marian Donnelly, Mickey McCorry  and Tom Gillen

Marion Donnelly and Eamon Melaugh, both key figures in the early civil rights campaign, were guests speakers at a Workers Party event to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association*.

Both gave personal accounts of their involvement, of the politics and the issues of the time and of the struggle for democracy Northern Ireland

The event, the Billy McMllen Memorial Lecture,was preceded by the showing of a  documentary film made by the Party to record and review the civil rights movement.

*Organised as part of the West Belfast Festival / Feile an Phobail

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