Republican Richard Behal (Part One)

This is the story of Socialist Republican Richard Behal who as a young man joined the Irish Republican Army in Kilkenny he subsequently participated in Operation Harvest . (Otherwise known as the 1956-62 Border Campaign)

In 1964, two years before the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Easter rising, he was instrumental in organising the disruptions to the visit by ‘Princess ‘Margaret and her husband ‘Lord ‘Snowden to Ireland. The disruptions  included  an explosion that cut  the electricity supply to Abbeyleix Castle during  the ‘Royal ball’.

 

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