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Bob Doyle... International Brigade

Patricia Campbell, president of the lndependent Workers Union, today spoke of her sadness at hearing of the death of the legendary Bob Doyle, last surviving Irish man to have fought with the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War.

"Bob Doyle was a man of courage and integrity who defied Fascism and promoted democracy and socialism all his life. When international capitalism decided that it preferred Franco to democracy in Spain (and elsewhere) in the 1930's, Bob and his gallant comrades risked and indeed gave their lives to halt the fascist savagery. Throughout his life Bob Doyle remained faithful to the cause of working people and socialism" Ms Campbell said.

'We mourn his passing but take inspiration from his life's work" she concluded.

[Statement issued by Jan. 27th, CC]

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