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New document:

"Tomás Mac Giolla: Republican, Socialist, Internationalist"

Produced by the Workers' Party after former party President Mac Giolla's death in 2010.

https://www.leftarchive.ie/document/6875/

Tomás Mac Giolla: Republican, Socialist, Internationalist (2010) — The Workers' Party

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New document:

Hands Off Ireland!

Issue number three of the publication produced by the Revolutionary Communist Group in the UK in the 1970s.

https://www.leftarchive.ie/document/6866/

Hands Off Ireland!, No. 3 (1977) — Revolutionary Communist Group

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Published 18th January 1975:

"The End of the Ceasefire"

Workers Weekly, from The Workers Association (the British & Irish Communist Organisation (BICO)).

https://www.leftarchive.ie/document/347/

Workers' Weekly, Vol. 2, No. 32 (1975) — The Workers' Association

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Published 17th January 1971:

A press release from Sinn Féin announces their new social and economic programme, an early version of their Éire Nua policy.

https://www.leftarchive.ie/document/1876/

Press Release from Sinn Féin: New Social and Economic Programme (1971) — Sinn Féin

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New document:

The Making Of The Irish Revolution: A Short Analysis

By Tomás MacGiolla, circa 1975. Published by Official Sinn Féin as part of their Repsol Pamphlets series.

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The Making Of The Irish Revolution (1975 c.) — Sinn Féin [Official]

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In the latest Irish Left Archive Podcast episode: politically influential books, films, music, events and media from several of our guests throughout the year.

https://podcast.leftarchive.ie/@ILAPodcast/episodes/politics-and-cultural-influence

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🎙 New podcast episode, featuring politically influential books, films, music, events and media from several of our guests throughout the year.

Happy new year! Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the Irish Left Archive during 2023 by donating documents, offering feedback and appearing on (and listening to!) the podcast!

https://podcast.leftarchive.ie/@ILAPodcast/episodes/politics-and-cultural-influence

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Published 31st December 1987:

"Peace With Justice Is Still The Aim"

An Phoblacht Republican News, newspaper of Sinn Féin.

https://www.leftarchive.ie/document/4221/

An Phoblacht Republican News, Iml. 9, Uimh. 50 (1987) — Sinn Féin

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, 18th December 1981, The Dublin Unemployed Action Group (DUAG) held their second “Rock ‘N’ Dole” gig.

https://www.leftarchive.ie/calendar/on-this-day/12/18/#event-5755

On This Day, 18th December

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A scanned leaflet headlined: At Last! It's Rock 'N' Dole Part 2
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New document:

Red Action, No. 75, Autumn 1997.

The eponymous paper of Red Action, formed in 1982 by expelled members of the SWP, looks at their 15 years of activity. Red Action were principally England-based, but with an active Irish branch in Dublin in the 1990s.

https://www.leftarchive.ie/document/6793/

Red Action, No. 75 (1997) — Red Action [Britain]

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13th December 1970, The Socialist Party of Ireland (SPI) was formed.

Unconnected with the contemporary Socialist Party, the SPI was formed by former members of Official Sinn Féin and others. It later merged with the Limerick Socialist Organisation to form the Democratic Socialist Party (DSP).

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On This Day, 13th December

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Scanned text, reading: Comrades,

As this is the first National Congress of our party, it is the duty of the inaugural Central Committee to put on record the circumstances which gave rise to the founding of the party, and to report on its development and activity since that time.

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The Socialist Party of Ireland was formed in Dublin on the 13th of December 1970.

The founding members appointed a Central Committee, which drew up a manifesto and a constitution. The manifesto announcing the formation of the party was published on the 19th January 1971.
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8th of December 1974, The Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) was formed at a meeting in Dublin by former members of Official Sinn Féin.

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On This Day, 8th December

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The first issue of The Starry Plough announces the formation of the Irish Republican Socialist Party. April, 1975