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Order 'The Thimbleriggers' by James Kelly - The Dublin Arms Trials of 1970
Glasnevin Cemetery, July 2003
The funeral of Captain James Kelly was held on Saturday 19 July 2003 in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Rathmines, Dublin, with full military honours provided by the Irish Army. Among the 1000 or so mourners who attended the removal and funeral were two ex-Taoiseachs, Albert Reynolds and John Bruton TD. The services were conducted by Captain Kelly's two brothers Father Martin Kelly and Father Oliver Kelly. Captain James Kelly is buried in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.
Captain Kelly's flag-covered coffin
Captain Kelly's flag-covered coffin, topped with sword, cap and gloves.
Author Tim Pat Coogan with Father Martin Kelly
Author Tim Pat Coogan, who delivered the graveside oration, with Father Martin Kelly.
The Kelly family at the graveside.
The Kelly family at the graveside. Captain Kelly leaves a widow, Sheila, six children: Suzanne, Jacqueline, Sylvia, Peter, Justin and Sheila, and ten grandchildren: Joe, Kate, Caít, Patrick, Alex, Johanna, Aisling, Monique, Jessica and Ruth.
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Glasnevin Cemetery, July 2003
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Books on the Arms Crisis

Order 'The Thimbleriggers' by James Kelly - The Dublin Arms Trials of 1970
The Arms Conspiracy Trial
The Arms Conspiracy Trial: Ireland 1970

Military Aspects Of Ireland's Arms Crisis Of 1969

August 1969: Ireland's Only Appeal To The United Nations
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