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Gerry White

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Gerry  is a founding member and chair of the Cork Branch since 2010.   He served forty-three years in the Irish Defence Forces and retired in 2017. During his military service he had the honour of representing Ireland at the Centenary Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme at Thiepval in 2016.   He has also published a number of books and arti…


'Aspects of Ireland’s Post War Conflict: The Life and Death of Terence MacSwiney'

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This evenings's talk will be on the life and death of Terence MacSwiney the Irish playwright, author and politician who was arrested for sedition by the British Government and imprisoned in Brixton Prison. He died in October 1920 after 74 days of hunger strike.