Connolly150 are hosting an international conference on James Connolly in Edinburgh on Saturday 2nd June 2018. This conference will bring together speakers from across the world to discuss and celebrate James Connolly’s life and ideas.
Speaking at the launch in Edinburgh today Connolly150 Director, Jim Slaven said “We are delighted to be announcing this conference on James Connolly. We have a fantastic line up of speakers and entertainment for an event which will be a very fitting addition to our Connolly150 programme of events. This event forms part of a series of events taking place around the 150th anniversary of Connolly’s birth in Edinburgh. We are also very pleased that members of James Connolly’s family will be present at the Connolly150 Conference and at our commemoration to be held at his birthplace of 107 Cowgate on his birthday, June 5th at 6.30pm. These events are community led and open to all who wish to celebrate the life of James Connolly.”
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