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Fight, Starve or Emigrate: A History of the Irish Unemployed Movements in the 1950s
By Evanne Kilmurray, 1989, for the Larkin Unemployed Centre.
#IrishLeftArchive #IrishHistory #IrishPolitics #Unemployment #Emigration
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#IrishHistory #PoliticalHistory #PeelersAndSheep #IrishPodcasts #Podcast
#OnThisDay 1st of March 1981, hunger strikes began when Bobby Sands started refusing food. A total of ten people died before the strike ended in October.
#IrishHistory #HungerStrikes #Republicanism #OTD
British and Irish ‘Communist’ Organisation – Trotskyite Thugs, Sham Marxist-Leninists and Agents of British Imperialism
Seas le fíor-dhearcadh réábhlóide na hÉireann! Seas le Marxachas-Lenineachas-Smaoineamh Mao Tsetung!
Differentiate between sham and genuine Marxism-Leninism to unite the revolutionary forces and defeat the enemy
From the Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist), 1977.
The Labour Party: Northern Policy Statement
Adopted by their annual conference #OnThisDay 26th February 1972.
Policy documents from the Democratic Socialist Party (DSP), early 1980s.
The DSP was formed in 1982 by a merger of the Socialist Party of Ireland (SPI), Jim Kemmy's Limerick Socialist Organisation and individuals including members of the British & Irish Communist Organisation (BICO).
The DSP was the Left of Labour, and strongly anti-Nationalist. (The constituent groups had previously co-operated in Socialists Against Nationalism).
The party ultimately merged with Labour in 1990.
You can see them in our Timeline of the Irish Left here: https://www.leftarchive.ie/page/timeline-of-the-irish-left/#find-DSP
#IrishLeftArchive #IrishPolitics #IrishHistory #DemocraticSocialistParty #BritishAndIrishCommunistParty #LimerickSocialistOrganisation
From 1978, Women's Action, published by the Belfast Women's Collective.
#IrishPolitics #IrishHistory #Belfast #Feminism #BelfastWomensCollective #IrishLeftArchive
A list of pubs to boycott who wouldn't serve women, from 1976.
Taken from Banshee, magazine of Irish Women United.
The practice of refusing to serve women in some bars didn't end completely until the late 1990s.
#IrishHistory #IrishPolitics #Feminism #IrishWomenUnited #Banshee #IrishLeftArchive
Also added to the timeline: https://www.leftarchive.ie/page/timeline-of-the-irish-left/#find-IAN2022
We try to keep the Timeline of the Irish Left up to date, so if you know of an organisation that's missing or spot any errors, please let us know!
From Nov.1977, the constitution of the Socialist Labour Party.
The SLP was led by Matt Merrigan and Noël Browne, formerly of Labour.
The Socialist Workers Movement, Irish Workers Group, and Movement for a Socialist Republic all joined as tendencies.
The SLP continued until 1982, when it was dissolved.
For a great overview of the party, they are covered in this episode of "The Others" podcast (from @firstname.lastname@example.org):
#IrishPolitics #IrishHistory #SocialistLabourParty #SLP #IrishLeftArchive
From the first issue of Socialist Republic in 1988, an interview with the Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO).
Published by the Socialist Republican Collective, the political arm of the IPLO, which split from the INLA in 1986.
#IrishPolitics #IrishHistory #SocialistRepublic #SocialistRepublicanCollective #IPLO #IrishLeftArchive
"Press Poisoners in Ireland" and other articles by James Connolly.
A pamphlet produced by the British & Irish Communist Organisation (BICO), including an introduction from BICO. From May 1972.
#IrishPolitics #IrishHistory #JamesConnolly #BICO #IrishLeftArchive
The Socialist Party is a name that has been used at different times by unrelated groups in Ireland, from the early 20th Century to the present, and from a number of strands of the left.
Here's a thread on the various Socialist Parties in Ireland
Cork Anarchist Workers' Group: formed in 1984, and became part of the Workers' Solidarity Movement (WSM) when it was founded later that year.
Our Timeline of the Irish Left is regularly updated. If you find an omission or error, please let us know!
Published #OnThisDay 11th February 1992:
Northern Ireland Report
Northern Ireland Report was published by an ad hoc group of individuals in the United States. While supportive of Sinn Féin, it sought to provide a left wing publication in the context of the conservative-leaning U.S. support for Irish Republicanism.
#IrishPolitics #IrishHistory #IrishAmerica #NorthernIrelandReport #IrishLeftArchive #OTD
"Socialist Workers Movement 1971-1977"
An outline of the history of the Socialist Workers Movement, and their decision to join the Socialist Labour Party (forming the Socialist Workers Tendency).
From Socialist Worker Review, No. 1, 1978.
#IrishPolitics #IrishHistory #Socialism #SocialistWorkersMovement #SocialistLabourParty #SWP #IrishLeftArchive
The Story of the Irish Volunteers who served with the International Brigades in defending the Spanish Republic against International Fascism 1936-1938.
Published by Official Sinn Féin, 1975.
#NoPasaran #IrishHistory #España #IrishLeftArchive #OfficialSinnFéin #AntiFascism
#OnThisDay 9th February 2019, a rally in support of strike action by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) took place outside Leinster House.
Leaflets distributed at the rally: https://www.leftarchive.ie/demonstration/6177/
#OTD #IrishPolitics #IrishHistory #INMO #SnapshotsOfPoliticalAction
From 1976, Banshee, no. 4, from Irish Women United.
Poblacht na nOibrithe, Recruitment Special.
From Éirígí, circa 2015.