Limerick Soviet
A workers rebellion in the Treaty city

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 Robert 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 Marquee nearby


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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