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Sean was among the generation of republicans who progressed their movement in the direction of socialist politics and community activism in the 1960s.

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Gerard “Yogi” Brennan passed away on 10th October 2016.

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Working-class intellectual Bert Ward, who died aged 94 in August, 2016, played a key role in changing simplistic attitudes towards Ireland in the British Labour movement.

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Joe Law was a communist, a trade unionist and a tireless opponent of sectarianism.

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Davey Hopper, who died aged 73 in July 2016, was an inspirational Durham miners’ leader who held firm to his deeply held socialist principles throughout his life.

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Billy McBurney
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Famed music producer, political activist and Outlet Records founder, Billy McBurney, died at the age of 84 on 10th February.

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Kevin McMahon
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Although born in London, Kevin was brought up on the northside of Dublin.

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Liam Clarke
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The son of a Presbyterian Minister, Liam Clarke joined the Republican Clubs while a student in the early 1970s.

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Kathleen Loy, who died on November 18th 2015, aged 91, was one of the most long-serving, loyal and dedicated members of the Workers’ Party.

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The death on 22nd March of Paddy Murphy of County Kilkenny will be a great loss to the Workers’ Party and the many other progressive organisations and causes that he supported and championed all his life.

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