Byrne Park is officially opened.
Robert Byrne Park, Limerick, Ireland
Flags flying high over Robert Byrne Park at
the official opening
Mayor Gilligan addresses the crowd in the
On the left Mayor John Gilligan points out that this event was the
highlight of his term in office while on the right former Labour TD and
historian, Frank Prendergast gives an excellent keynote speech recounting
the nature of the times in which the Limerick Soviet took place.
Mary O'Donnell, SIPTU union official and Mary Guilfoyle who worked in
different ways to highlight the 90th anniversary of the Limerick Soviet
Mike McNamara and Seoirse Clancy
Helen Clancy and her son George while on the
right Labour Party TD Jan O'Sullivan
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