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Order 'The Thimbleriggers' by James Kelly - The Dublin Arms Trials of 1970
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Jim Kelly with his uncles Peter and Tom also his cousin Bette on a visit to Beglieve National School, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan. (1939)
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(left to right) Lt Swan, Lt Jim Kelly, Col Lillis, Lt Mick Duggan, Lt Jim Fives [taken at graduation from the Cadet College, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare in the 1940s]
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Jim and Sheila Kelly at Stormont, photographed after the ordination of
Jim's brother, Fr Martin Kelly, 1966.

Captain James Kelly in uniform, c. 1968
 


Sheila and Jim Kelly with (centre) Senator Bernard McGlinchey during a lunch break at Arms Trial, 16 October 1970 (Jim's 39th birthday)

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Jim, Peter, Justin, Sylvia, Jacqui and Suzanne Kelly (from left to right) in their Dublin home. (circa 1970)
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Leaflet for the Irish General Election in 1973, when Jim Kelly was an independent candidate in the Cavan-Monaghan constituency.
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Jim Kelly, Kevin Boland, Jim O'Callaghan and unknown. Aontacht Eireann's first by-election campaign in Cork, Jim O'Callaghan was the candidate.

Sculpture: taken in the 1980s.
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Jim Kelly and Ken Livingstone MP at the launch of Jim's novel, 'The Marrow from the Bone', in the House of Commons, London, in 1987.
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Fishing near Bailieborough - a fine specimen caught in about 1988.
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Bailieborough: taken in about 1990.

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Jim Kelly as editor of Cavan Leader, 1992

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With (left) Gerry Callanan and (centre) Cllr Garry Keegan, Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1916-21 Mass, Arbourhill, Dublin, 2002.
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Photos from 'The Thimbleriggers' Glasnevin Cemetery
 
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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