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Funeral of Maire Drumm

Title
Funeral of Maire Drumm
Genre
News report; Speech; Music
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:03:31
Description
Steve Harvey reports on the funeral of 56 year-old former Sinn Fein Vice-President, Maire Drumm, who was assassinated by Loyalist paramilitaries (28/10/76). Includes the music of a lone piper; speech by an unidentified spokeswoman; oration by Angus O’Callaghan (standing in for Sinn Fein President Ruairi O’Bradaigh, also known as Rory O’Brady).
Contributors
Steve Harvey; Angus O’Callaghan
Keywords
Government; Internal politics; Northern Ireland; British; IRA; Sinn Fein; Republicanism; Funerals; Maire Drumm; Ruairi O’Bradaigh; Joe Stagg; Frank Stagg; Bagpipe music; Rory O’Brady

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