Tag Archives: Ireland

Resisting Injustice: Memorial Evening for Gerry Conlon in support of Manning Family Fund

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Thursday 11 September, 7pm, The Teachers’ Club, Dublin. Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four, a victim of the one of the most serious miscarriages of justice in recent history, devoted much of his life on his release from prison to … Continue reading

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World’s Best Radio Programmes: A Gold Medal for Francisco, dedicated to Chelsea Manning

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The Manning Truthfest held last January in Pembrokeshire, home county of Chelsea Manning’s Welsh-Irish family, was the brainchild of Donal O’Kelly who is pictured above making a presentation to Chelsea’s uncle Kevin at the event. Truthfest helped build strong links … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Gerard Conlon. Just released: Video of Gerry’s speech in Dublin, November 2013

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by Genny Bove Gerry Conlon’s speech in full, filmed by Dave Donnellan at Trinity College Dublin, in solidarity with Chelsea Manning and her family. With introductory song ‘Giuseppe Conlon’ by Joe Black: Full transcript of the speech. Dave Donnellan: On … Continue reading

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Dublin 5 – 8 May: More Irish Solidarity with Chelsea Manning & Family

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by Genny Bove More photos here and here. Members of Chelsea Manning’s Welsh-Irish (& English) family made a second trip from Wales to Ireland this week, to report back on February’s visit to Chelsea in Fort Leavenworth, to catch up … Continue reading

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Manning Truthfest: Report & photos [Part 3]

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See also Part 1 and Part 2. Saturday: Irish night at the Labour Club: Family, friends and supporters celebrate truth together The third and final formal event of the Manning Truthfest (discounting the communal breakfast expedition on Sunday morning on … Continue reading

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Manning Truthfest: Report & photos [Part 1]

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See also Part 2 and Part 3 of this report. In response to last November’s visit by Private Chelsea (Bradley) Manning’s mother, aunts and uncle to Dublin, Irish musicians, performers, academics and activists brought the inaugural Manning Truthfest to Haverfordwest … Continue reading

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The Good News on Private Manning: A Catholic Worker Perspective

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The Good News in Terms of Solidarity with U.S. Prisoner Pvt. Manning & Family by Ciaron O’Reilly, London Catholic Worker, Giuseppe Conlon House, London Fr. Dan Berrigan SJ has been heard to remark of late that although good secular friends … Continue reading

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