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Portrait of Brigader Micheál O'Riordan

Make a 2,5 x 1,5 m paiting or Brigader Micheál O'Riordan for the Gandesa Civil War Museum on the 80th anniversary of the Ebro' Battle

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The Dignity Commission (an NGO founded in 2002 working for the recovery of the Historical Memory and the annulment of the crimes of the Francoist regime) wishes to pay tribute to Internacional Brigader Micheál O’Riordan.

This is one of the historical pictures that will serve as a pictorial basis for the painting
This is one of the historical pictures that will serve as a pictorial basis for the painting

What we aim to do

On the 80th anniversary of the event, we are commissioning a 2,5 x 1,5 m painting of the moment in which Irish International Brigade Micheál O'Riordan crossed the river Ebre with his batallion at Vinebre at dawn on July 25th 1938, carrying a Catalan flag on his shoulder.

This is one of the historical pictures that will serve as a pictorial basis for the painting
This is one of the historical pictures that will serve as a pictorial basis for the painting

The painting is to be carried out by artist Pere Piquer, and will be exposed at the Civil War Museum in Gandesa.

Why we are seeking your support

We need your economic support to be able to face the costs of commissioning the picture, the fee of the artist, Pere Piquer, the materials involved and the picture’s transport to Gandesa.

On the rewards

With your aid, according to the contribution made, you can get a copy of the book "Volem els papers" edited by Pagès Editors, a reproduction of the Picture and your presence at a small inauguration party to be held on May 26th in the presence of the family of Michael O’Riordan.

Who are we?

The Dignity Commission or Comissió de la Dignitat is an NGO that works for the recovery of the Historicical Memory, the rectification of the crimes of Francoism and the recovery of confiscated materials, notably archives.

Calendar

The Picture will be inaugurated in the Gandesa Civil War Museum on May 26th 2018

Rewards will be given out in June 2018.

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About Micheál O'Riordan
Comissió de la dignitat

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  • Pep Cruanyes

    Pep Cruanyes

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    José Senén Rodriguez

  • Pep Cruanyes

    Pep Cruanyes

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    Teresa Clpta

  • denislenihan

    denislenihan

    over 2 years

    From a fellow Cork man!

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