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24/09/2021

McCann to launch 'War and an Irish Town' in Derry this weekend

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Eamonn McCann will launch his new book in Derry this weekend. The well-known civil rights campaign will launch his newly republished classic War and an Irish Town on Saturday at 2.30pm in the Central Library on Foyle Street.  McCann will be joined at the launch by John Gray, a founder of People's Democracy and author of City in Revolt: James Larkin and the Belfast Dock Strike of 1907.  Published by Haymarket Books the new book features a new introduction by McCann in which he argues the ideas of internationalism and revolt from below that animated young people 50 years ago are even more relevant and necessary today.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event. 

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