ZA COM MR-AAO-214
John de Courcy Ireland
- 1911-01-01 - 2006-12-31 (Accumulation)
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Personal archive ; University College Dublin holds De Courcy Ireland's personal papers, including material on the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement (1964-74).
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John de Courcy Ireland was, amongst others, Secretary of the Central Branch of the Labour Party, and was involved in numerous progressive organisations. He had a distinguished and lifelong commitment to Irish and international maritime history and affairs, to radical politics and to humanism. He and his wife, Betty, were affiliated with The Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement. He was also a founding member of the Irish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).