The First of May
|Genre:||Memoir, Political memoir|
Over the course of one May Day, Brendan reflects upon his life. He details his experience of the real Glasgow – its intricate social, cultural and political history; its tragedies, songs and stories; its fight for social justice and struggles for improvement – always with family never far from mind.
Brendan McLaughlin worked as a social worker, serving some of the most deprived Scottish communities before eventually turning to pub ownership and the arts. A self-proclaimed ‘Scotialist’, he actively represented Glasgow’s working classes. Brendan died in July 2022, determined that his book be published as a memorial of his life.
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