Socialist Republican Liam Walsh (Saor Eire) Commemoration Mount Jerome cemetery, Dublin 2016.

Former members of Saor Eire including Liam Sutcliffe, Frank Keane and Simon O’Donnell were part of a large crowd at the commemoration for Socialist Republican Liam Walsh. At Mount Jerome cemetery, Dublin on Saturday 15th October, 2016.Graveside oration given by Eddie Collins of Derry.

Walsh joined the IRA in 1954 and became the commanding officer of  south Dublin and he became a member Saor Eire in 1968.On the 13th October, 1970 he was killed in a premature explosion, at the rear of McKee army base, Dublin. His funeral was attended by over 3,000 people. (Thank’s to the Sean Heuston Dublin 1916 Society for photos and video.)

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2 responses to “Socialist Republican Liam Walsh (Saor Eire) Commemoration Mount Jerome cemetery, Dublin 2016.

  1. The oration was given by Eddie Collins of Derry, not Kevin Collins as stated. No big deal but it’s as well to get it right.

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