Join us on Friday December 2nd at 5pm for the Liberties Launch of “We Dare to Dream of an Island of Equals” by Des Geraghty in Books at One Meath Street.
Des Geraghty is a trade unionist and social activist. He is a former President of SIPTU and served as an MEP from 1992 to 1994. He is also a musician and folklorist and author of several books.
A born and bred Liberties man, Des explores some of the history of the first century of Irish Independence through the story of his own family’s involvement in a multitude of social, political and cultural movements.
The book is being launched by Seamus Dooley, Secretary of the National Union of Journalists.
Award winning poet, Irish Times poetry editor and fellow local Gerard Smith will recite some poetry and there will be music from Jerry O’Reilly, traditional singer and dancer and organiser of the renowned Goilin Traditional Singers Club.
Light refreshments will be served.