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Joe Austin: The Release of Brian Keenan

Date: Friday 12th October

Time: 8pm

Venue: St Galls GAC

In war torn Beirut in Lebanon in 1986 East Belfast man Brian Keenan was kidnapped by one of the many armed groups of the time. Unable to secure his release his family, surprisingly to some, turned to the republican movement.

After four and a half years of captivity his release was secured. What led a protestant east Belfast family to approach republicans for help.

Joe Austin had a major role to play in his release and will be giving the Big Talk Friday  and shining a light on this surprising situation.

Admission Free

Address: 4 Milltown Row, Belfast, BT12 6EU