A conversation with Afri Coordinator Joe Murray on the Love and Courage podcast
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A wide ranging conversation with Joe Murray from Afri - Action From Ireland on the Love and Courage podcast with Ruairí McKiernan. Afri coordinator Joe Murray has been involved with the organisation for over 40 years. During that time he has worked on hundreds of civil society projects, development education programmes and social justice campaigns. In this wide ranging conversation, Joe discusses his work, his motivations, and his hopes for the future.
Joe's work has ranged from the annual Féile Bríde, Famine Walk and Hedge School events, ongoing 'Education for Liberation' work in schools and colleges, and campaigns in relation to apartheid in South Africa, the freedom of Timor L'Este (East Timor) nuclear disarmament, Shell in Mayo, the militarisation of Shannon airport, and campaigns to free Chelsea Manning, ban fracking in Ireland, tackle climate change and promote biodiversity and so many more.
In this conversation Joe talks about his motivations for this work, his upbringing and early years, and shares some insights and stories from his work over the years. As we approach Saturday's online Famine Walk event, he also talks about why this annual event still matters. You can listen to the podcast on main podcast audio platforms at www.pod.link/loveandcourage We would appreciate if you could please share this with people you think may be interested.