Bob Crow Memorial Page

Retiring Friends and Reps

April 23, 2016

LUEngineering Branch held a special award evening for four of our long standing reps; Martin Eden, Dave Godfrey, Frank Murray and Jackie D’Arby, with over 150 years membership and service to the union. All of them were friends of Bob and we laughed and joked together about old times and it was as if he …

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Bob Crow. True Legend.

February 9, 2016

There’s so much to say about Bob it could fill a book and still leave enough for a second volume and probably more. As the Union’s lawyers it was a pleasure to work with somebody with such a sharp mind who always seemed to be several steps ahead of the employers or whoever we were …

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The Keeping of Friends

February 9, 2016

I first met Bob in 2002 at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in London with Paul Kenny & Steve Pryle of the GMB. My next meeting with Bob was in 2004 at the SIPTU conference in Cork.He asked me how the Jim Connell Festival was taken shape and the rest his history. From then on, …

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A Great Man who Inspired Me

February 9, 2016

The first time I heard Bob speak was in London. I have never been a person who is easily convinced or a follower, but after that speech I was inspired. For the first time ever I had found someone that could convince me to walk over hot coals for a better future for all. I …

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Bob will not be forgotten

January 28, 2016

Bob was such a vital, tough, campaigning tower of strength that it’s almost impossible to believe that he is no longer with us. Bob was many things: a true fighter for workers’ rights, an internationalist and an inspiration to the last. He was also a close personal friend. Bob’s family’s loss was also his members’ …

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Ever present in our struggles

January 28, 2016

I first met Bob at an RMT conference in Blackpool before he became General Secretary. CSC had a stall just outside the room where he was speaking at a fringe meeting and he drew attention to us. Singling me out by name he referred to me as Rev adding that he didn’t know if it …

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Branch Socials 2009

January 22, 2016

Bob was always great at speeches and his long service awards evenings always found him on top form. He he is at our branch social in 2009. Paul O’Reilly is hiding just behind him and was one of his pway colleagues for years. Bob knew a lot of our members and many personally, in fact …

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Bob Sings Karaoke after Question Time

January 22, 2016

‘Bob Sings Karaoke after Question Time’ from Mike Sargeant

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Millwall Calling: Bob Crow Version (Alabama 3)

January 20, 2016

MILLWALL CALLING (BOB CROW TRIBUTE) Millwall Calling, from a faraway zone. War is declared and battle lines drawn. No one likes us – we don’t care! No one likes us -we don’t care. Rest in peace, rest in peace brother. Rest in peace… Bob Crow. No one likes us, No one likes us No one …

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My Memories of Rob Crow by Nicola

January 19, 2016

When I first meet Bob be was still working for the underground. Not long afterwards he was elected onto the EC. What attracted me to Bob, was he made me laugh, feel very special and I felt protected by him. Bob was a hard working person and gave his all to the betterment of his …

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Our Memories

We have selected some pictures, video and radio interview excerpts of Bob below.


Please feel free to leave memories and anecdotes of Bob.