Three James’s were central to Ireland’s labour movement a century ago. Perhaps the most famous is James Connolly who led the Citizens’ Army contingent at the 1916 Rising and who was subsequently executed for his part [strapped to a chair since his injuries precluded his standing].
Newry`s Greatest Who is Newry`s greatest? An unusual & entertaining show is staged on Friday, 28th February at 7.30 p.m. in Newry City hall. It is a good news story because it assesses who did most for the people of Newry since 1144. 7 characters from the past – ranging from the first Cistercian Abbot; […]