Manchester Martyrs' commemoration concert /
Cumann na nUaigeann Náisiúnta [National Graves' Association]
|Main Creator:||National Graves Association|
Commemoration concert on the anniversary of the execution of the Manchester Martyrs [Michael O'Brien, Michael Larkin and William Philip Allen], taking place in the Mansion House on Sunday, 22 November 1959.
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Dublin : National Graves Association, 1959
Cover is printed on orange paper; border of celtic interlace. In the centre are portraits of the three Manchester Martyrs in the shape of a shamrock; there is also a poem by John Boyle O'Reilly.
Concert programme on middle pages; includes dance recitals and folk songs. In each corner of the middle pages there is a portrait and quotations from the likes of John Mitchel, Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, John O'Leary and James Stephens.
Page sevven has a section on the National Graves Association entitled 'Thirty-three years of worthy service to the nation' written by Sean Fitzpatrick.
The first five pages have a number of photographs of shrines and monuments erected to Republicans including Martin Savage amongst others.
Numerous advertisements throughout programme including: Odeareast Mattresses, Twomey's Cakes, Burdocks Fish and Chips, McHugh's Televisions, Massey Brothers' Funeral Home and Kellaghers' Coach Builders.
Physical description: 16 p. : ill. ; 28 x 22 cm.