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Commemoration of 40th anniversary of the first Dublin bombings

Date Released: 27 November 2012

SIPTU President, Jack O’Connor, will deliver an oration to mark the 40th anniversary of the Dublin bombings 
of December 1972 and January 1973 in Sackville Place at 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday, 4th December.

A wreath-laying ceremony to honour and remember the three busmen, Tommy Duffy, Tommy Douglas and Tommy Bradshaw, who were killed, will take place in Sackville Place at the site of the ‘A Fallen Bouquet ‘pavement memorial.

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Naoise Ó Muirí, the Dublin Bus CEO, Paddy Doherty, Justice for the Forgotten and family members
 will lay wreaths

The CIE Male Voice Choir and Grace Bradshaw, granddaughter of the late Tommy Duffy, will preform at the event.

To learn more about the Dublin bombings of December 1972 and January 1973, read the article: The day Liberty Hall was bombed


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