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James Connolly (The Irish Rebel) A Working Class Hero, is a comprehensive insight to the life of James Connolly. The film traces Connolly’s life from his childhood in the squalor of the slums in Edinburgh to his execution in Killmainham in May 1916.This documentary illustrates a man who worked single mindedly for a decent, just and free life for workers everywhere. It reveals how Connolly was unique among his comrades; a self taught scholar, a Socialist and the Labour leader of Ireland.Contributors include: Eamon Gilmore, Fintan O’Toole, Francis Devine, Ross Connolly, Owen Dudley Edwards, Professor Fergus A D’Arcy and Dick Spring among others.The documentary includes musical contributions from Christy Moore, Andy Irvine, Adrian Dunbar, Paul Cleary and Jimmy Kelly. International film star Colm Meaney reads from Connolly’s work & letters.Tracklisting CD1. The Freemen - James Connolly2. Dominic Behan - Kevin Barry3. Tommy Makem - The Foggy Dew4. The Freemen - Boys of the Old Brigade5. Dominic Behan - The Patriot Game6. Galway City Ramblers - Four Green Fields7. Dominic Behan - The Patriot Game8. Liam Clancy - The Croppy Boy9. Dominic Behan - The Merry Plowboy10. Dublin Folk Band - Johnston's Motor Car11. The Freemen - The Battle of Ashtown Road12. Dominic Behan - Barry's Column13. Austin Gaffney - The Dying Rebel14. Dublin Folk Band - Grace15. Dominic Behan - Kerry16. Teresa Duffy - Shall My Soul Pass Through Old Ireland17. Dominic Behan - Sean Tracy18. The Freemen - Sean South19. Terry O'Neill - A Nation Once Again20. Diarmuid O'Neill - Irish Soldier Boy21 Dominic Behan - Soldiers of the Rearguard22. The Irish National Anthem.