[Marxism] [UCE] From the IRA to Saor Eire: remembering Liam Walsh

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 00:28:51 MST 2018

"Liam Pearse Walsh, who was born in Dublin in 1933, was totally committed
to whatever he did: to his trade as a fitter-welder or the Socialist
Republican struggle.  He was fiercely loyal to those around him: his
comrades, family and especially his four young daughters.

"Recruited into the Irish Republican Army by Liam Sutcliffe in 1954, Liam
Walsh was active in Operation Harvest, the IRA border campaign of
1956-1962, eventually becoming the Commanding Officer of the South Dublin
Unit of the IRA.

"In 1957, he was interned without trial in 1957 in the Curragh Internment
Camp in Co. Kildare.  His girlfriend, Jacqueline  Barry, and his father,
Joseph, visited him and brought food parcels and cigarettes.

"Shortly after they were married in 1960, Liam and Jacqueline, like many of
their generation. . ."

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