Daily Archive: September 20, 2023

Sep 20

Jack Nalty – East Wall sports champion (and Republican soldier)

Jack Nalty with Dublin City Harriers third from left front row)

“Jack [Nalty] always gave of his best”   This year marks the 85th anniversary of the death of Jack Nalty , an East Wall man who died at the Battle of the Ebro on 23rd September 1938. A Republican , socialist and trade unionist , Jack had fought in the War of Independence and Civil War …

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