Ceremony at Frank Ryans Grave

As part of the events around the International Brigade Memorial Trust AGM held in Dublin on October 15th, 2005 we held a ceremony at Frank Ryans grave on Sunday 16th
The ceremony moves off from the gates of Glasnevin towards Ryans grave.

Bob Doyle lays the wreath on behalf of the IBMT.

Jack Jones, IBMT President.

Manus O'Riordan delivers the oration at Ryans grave.

Bob Doyle.

Flowers being laid on Ryans grave.

Some of the IBMT members and supporters.

After the AGM there was a social event and then on the Sunday an oration was delivered at the grave of Frank Ryan, commander of the Irish volunteers in Spain. The oration was delivered by Manus O'Riordan, a member of the IBMT Executive and the son of Mick O'Riordan, an IB veteran. The Glasnevin oration is here.

More photographs from the AGM are available here

A delegation from the IBMT met with Mary Robinson on the morning of the AGm. Her comments are here.

The Irish Times carried a brief report of the AGM. This was followed by a sharp piece by Kevin Myers which was replied to by the IBMT President, Jack Jones on Nov. 9th. All 3 articles/letters are here.