In the latest episode of the Irish Left Archive Podcast (@ILAPodcast@podcast.leftarchive.ie), we talk to former Republican Sinn Féin President Des Dalton about his political background, Republicanism, Internationalism and the Left.
A 1969 article from United Irishman, newspaper of Sinn Féin, outlines advice for protests and dealing with police.
One tip suggests: "Isolated policemen [are] to be well taken care of and are NOT to be molested apart from having their braces removed. A trousers ready to fall down is the best safeguard against further rioting by a policeman."
"New Student Movement Formed" – the first issue of The Irish Student, from the Irish Student Movement (ISM).
The ISM was linked to the Internationalists, later the Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist), and active in the late 1960s and early 1970s in various colleges and educational establishments across Ireland.
Voice of Revolution, from the Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist), on annual May day celebrations and the death of Albanian leader Enver Hoxha, whom the CPIML supported in the Sino-Albanian split.