From Civil Rights to the Bailout: Social movements, workers agitation, and left-wing activism in Ireland, 1968-2010. Part 3: Radical Politics. Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour and Class, Saturday 20th June, 2015. NUI […]
By D.R.O’Connor Lysaght. Since the beginning of December, two active socialists have died. Apart from the facts of their death and their dedication to forms of socialist politics, there was […]
Alan MacSimoin a long-time Anarchist activist and founder member of the Workers Solidarity Movement. MacSimoin joined as a young man the Official Republican Movement (Sinn Fein). Alan was central in […]
‘A Festschrift for Anthony Coughlan: Essays on Sovereignty and Democracy’. Reviewed by D.R.O’Connor Lysaght. Dr. Anthony Coughlan had a distinguished academic career as head of Dublin University’s Social Studies Department for […]
“Irish Revolutionaries Slandered by Press“.Sean Matgamna Workers Fight, January 1972. Having recently completed a witch-hunting series of articles ‘exposing’ various left-wing organisations as being responsible for industrial strife in Britain, the […]
Irish Socialist Republican Richard Behal, talks about Operation Harvest (Otherwise known as the 1956-62 Border Campaign) and the Republican Movement in the mid-late 1960s.
Seamus Murphy, Having it Away, an Epic Story of Freedom, Friendship and IRA jailbreak, Bray, Co. Wicklow. Reviewed by D.R.O’Connor Lysaght. Seamus Murphy escaped from Wakefield Jail on 12 February […]