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The Irish Republican Congress By George Gilmore, Patrick Byrne
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“We believe that a Republic of a united Ireland will never be achieved except through a struggle which uproots Capitalism on its way. ‘We cannot conceive of a free Ireland with a subject... More > working class; we cannot conceive of a subject Ireland was a free working class’. This teaching of Connolly represents the deepest instinct of the oppressed nation.” So begins the ‘Athlone Call’, a declaration signed by two dozen left-wing republicans and trade union militants in April 1934, calling for ‘a Congress of Republican opinion’ that could rally and organise workers and small farmers in their fight against British imperialism and Irish capitalism. This pamphlet republishes two important works detailing the existence of the Republican Congress – "The Irish Republican Congress" by George Gilmore, and "The Irish Republican Congress Revisited" by Patrick Byrne.< Less
Official Irish Republicanism, 1962 to 1972 By Sean Swan
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A history of the Official Irish Republican movement, from the IRA’s 1962 ceasefire to the Official IRA’s permanent ceasefire in 1972. The civil rights movement, outbreak of violence in... More > August 1969, links with the communist party, Official IRA’s campaign, ceasefire, and developments towards ‘Sinn Fein the Workers’ Party’ are explored. "This book is the first in-depth study of this crucial period in the history of Irish republicanism. Using his unprecedented access to the internal documents of the movement and interviews with key participants Swan’s work will transform our understanding of this transformative period in the history of the movement." Henry Patterson, Author of 'The Politics of Illusion: A Political History of the IRA' and 'Ireland Since 1939'. "There is much fascinating material … and also much good sense." Richard English, Author of 'Armed Struggle, A History of the IRA' and 'Radicals and the Republic: Socialist Republicanism in the Irish Free State'.< Less
Official Irish Republicanism, 1962 to 1972 By Sean Swan
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A history of the Official Irish Republican movement, from the IRA’s 1962 ceasefire to the Official IRA’s permanent ceasefire in 1972. The civil rights movement, the outbreak of violence... More > in August 1969, the Official IRA’s campaign, the ceasefire, and later developments towards ‘Sinn Fein the Workers’ Party’, are explored. "the first in-depth study of this crucial period in the history of Irish republicanism. Using his unprecedented access to the internal documents of the movement and interviews with key participants Swan’s work will transform our understanding of this transformative period in the history of the movement.", Henry Patterson, Author of 'The Politics of Illusion: A Political History of the IRA'. "There is much fascinating material … and also much good sense.", Richard English, Author of 'Armed Struggle, A History of the IRA'.“…an outstanding job teasing out the detail of an incredibly complex process”. Roy Johnston< Less
Scairt Amach/Shout Out, Irish Republican Prisoners' Art By Sandy Carlson
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These are the proofs of photos of Irish Republican prisoners' art from the 1970s through the early 1990s. These photos and the text formed Scairt Amach/Shout Out, Irish Republican Prisoners' Art, a... More > photo exhibit I displayed at Western Connecticut State Univerity in Danbury as well as at other venues. The exhibit is now part of the political collection of the Linen Hall Library in Belfast, Northern Ireland.< Less
Culture Clash: Yankee Brahmin Republicans and Irish Democrats in Massachusetts, 1940-1960 By Timothy Dodd
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This work uses a cultural context to explore the unique political world of Massachusetts during the middle of the 20th century.
Culture Clash: Yankee Brahmin Republicans and Irish Democrats in Massachusetts, 1940-1960 By Timothy Dodd
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This work uses a cultural context to explore the unique political world of Massachusetts during the middle of the 20th century.
Labour in Irish History By James Connolly
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Labour in Irish History is Connolly's best known book. It outlines a Marxist intepretation based on Connolly's identification of the struggle for Irish independence with the social struggles of the... More > working class. Treacy's introduction and notes provide a comprehensive historical and politcal background to the book.< Less
Fighting for Republican Spain 1936-38 By Barry McLoughlin
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There were 230 Irish-born among the volunteers in the International Brigades fighting fascism in the Spanish Civil War. This book focuses on the six volunteers from Limerick. It uses Russian files to... More > paint a general picture of the involvement of the Brigades, especially in the British battalion of the 15th Brigade. The book commences with the persecution of the Irish Left in the 1930s and explains the reasons why Frank Ryan led a contingent to Spain in December 1936. It examines the tension between Irish and British leaders in Spain, the major battles of 1937, the imprisonment of Frank Ryan in Spain and his role in German exile. The final chapter is the first attempt to describe in detail one of the most gruesome episodes that occurred in the British battalion: the semi-judicial murder of a Limerick volunteer, the machine-gunner Maurice Emmet Ryan during the Ebro battle in August 1938. Finally, 60 pages of statistical data of all the Irish participants in the Brigade’s history.< Less
Fighting for Republican Spain 1936-38 By Barry McLoughlin
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There were 230 Irish-born among the volunteers in the International Brigades fighting fascism in the Spanish Civil War. This book focuses on the six volunteers from Limerick. It uses Russian files to... More > paint a general picture of the involvement of the Brigades, especially in the British battalion of the 15th Brigade. The book commences with the persecution of the Irish Left in the 1930s and explains the reasons why Frank Ryan led a contingent to Spain in December 1936. It examines the tension between Irish and British leaders in Spain, the major battles of 1937, the imprisonment of Frank Ryan in Spain and his role in German exile. The final chapter is the first attempt to describe in detail one of the most gruesome episodes that occurred in the British battalion: the semi-judicial murder of a Limerick volunteer, the machine-gunner Maurice Emmet Ryan during the Ebro battle in August 1938. Finally, 60 pages of statistical data of all the Irish participants in the Brigade’s history.< Less
Napper Tandy, a forgotten Irish hero By Brian Igoe
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The Last Invasion of Ireland was in 1798. It was led not by a Frenchman, but a Dubliner He was born in Dublin around 1740, the son of an ironmonger. He was Secretary of the Dublin branch of the... More > United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found and whom he then went on to represent in America for five years after they were proscribed in 1792. He played a central part in the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was the lynchpin in the events which led to the Peace of Amiens between England and France in October, 1801. He was sentenced to death by the English, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom and fame which came to others like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. He was a Brigadier General in the French Republican Army, and received both salary and pension as such until the day he died, August 24th.,1803, in Bordeaux. His name was Napper Tandy.< Less