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Dublin - Event Notice
Tuesday February 26 2008

Charlie Donnelly remembered

category dublin | history and heritage | event notice author Sunday February 17, 2008 12:23author by Anti Fascist - Int. Brigades Commemoration Committee Report this post to the editors

Lecture and Plaque in UCD - Feb. 26th

Charlie Donnelly was a student at UCD, then a volunteer in the Spanish Civil war - commemoration at UCD.

On Tuesday, February 26, poet and critic Gerald Dawe will give a talk on the poet, political activist, combatant in the Spanish Civil War, and one-time UCD student of English, Charles Donnelly (1914-1937). All are welcome.

Venue: Theatre R, Newman Building; Time: 7pm

Related Link: http://www.geocities.com/irelandscw/ibvol-CD-UCD.htm
author by 1 of Indymediapublication date Tue Feb 19, 2008 14:04Report this post to the editors

A large international crowd turned out to commemorate Charlie Donnelly abd the hundreds of other members of the International Brigades who fell defending Madrid at the Battle of the Jarama in February 1937.

A full report of the weekend will be posted over the next few days.

No pasaran!

Jarama Commemoration 2008
Jarama Commemoration 2008

The flag of the Spanish Republic
The flag of the Spanish Republic

author by Paul and Endapublication date Sun Feb 24, 2008 23:18Report this post to the editors

The poet Charles Donnelly, who died on 27th February 1937 at the age of 22 fighting in the Spanish Civil War for the International Brigade, will be commemorated in an event taking place on Tuesday 26th February at 7:00pm in Theatre R in the Newman Building, Arts Block, UCD Belfield.

In conjunction with a public lecture by Gerald Dawe of Trinity College Dublin, hosted by the UCD School of English, a plaque in memory of the poet will be unveiled in the concourse of the Newman Building. The plaque has been commissioned by the extended Donnelly family, following a proposal by the Charles Donnelly commemoration committee to commemorate him as a UCD student and to acknowledge his significance not only to 1930s Ireland but to today's generation. Please feel free to inform anyone you think might be interested in Charles life of the event.

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