Tribute to Mairead Farrell: socialist-republican and Irish freedom fighter

And remembering Sean Savage and Dan McCann.

Posted on September 11, 2013, in 1981 hunger strike, British state repression (general), Commemorations, Democratic rights - general, General revolutionary history, Historiography and historical texts, Partition, Prisoners - past, Repression and resistance in 1970s and 1980s, Revolutionary figures, Women, Women in republican history, Women prisoners, Women's rights. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thanks 1952esther.

    Of course, no-one knows what position folks like Mairead Farrell or Bobby Sands would have taken on the ‘new dispensation’ if they were still alive. But, at the same time, I see no reason to hand over to the Shinners a monopoly on these fine socialist-republicans. They lived, fought and died as socialist-republicans, and thus as revolutionaries – more than can be said of the Adams cabal and their brown-nosers.


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