Saturday October 24, 2020

Chapter 4: The social conscience

Vincent Brown challenged exclusion through critical journalism, writes Rita Fagan

30th July, 2017
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Rita Fagan is from a working-class family in Dublin’s Liberties and was described by Vincent as an “iconic activist”. She left school at 14 and began working in a sewing factory, but later took part in a Community and Youth Work course in NUI Maynooth. On a placement from this course, she began to work in St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore in Dublin, where she has been a community activist for the past 20 years....

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