Bridie McBrearty and Family ✒ announce an upcoming event this weekend to mark the 40th anniversary of their beloved son and brother, IRA Volunteer George McBrearty who was killed on active service in May 1981 at the height of the H-Block Hunger strike.
This is the 40th anniversary of my son, Volunteer George McBrearty, and my son, Pat McBrearty’s 30th anniversary. We also intend to commemorate our 10 martyred Hunger Strikers on their 40th anniversary. With this in mind, we will plant a tree entitled ‘CRANN NA POBLACHTA’, meaning “the tree of the Republic”. It will represent all those who have passed, those on Rolls of Honour, those many prisoners who have gone too soon, and the many people who have contributed to our struggle in any way throughout the years. We especially ask those relatives and friends of those mentioned to come along and put a little memento of their loved ones on or near the tree.
Guest speaker this year will be Ricky O’Rawe, Independent Republican and former PRO of the Hunger Strikers and Blanket Men.
We invite everyone from every Republican group, and independents, to come along and remember our fallen. We also encourage everyone to look after their personal health by taking proper precautions and adhering to social distancing and safety standards.
Please join us at 2PM precisely at George’s Mural on Sunday, 30th May 2021.
Mrs Bridie McBrearty and family