Mel Corry (1964–2021)

Mel Corry, who died on 13 January, was a lifelong trade unionist, a member of the Peadar O’Donnell Socialist Republican Forum, and a former member of the National Executive Committee of the CPI. A native of Lurgan and former textile worker, from 2008 he was a tutor with Trademark in Belfast, providing political education for trade unions. He was an inspirational teacher, who worked tirelessly in the service of his class.