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14 12, 2017

THE TRUTH WILL OUT

By |December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE TRUTH WILL OUT

Paul takes up the story with after being arrested in South Derry in 1976 how he ended up on the Blanket Protest. Originally Paul had Political Status but because he refused to recognise the courts and was sentenced after the 1st March, he lost it. At 18 years old he had sentenced to 14 years in jail. At this stage, he had no idea that there was a blanket protest underway...

24 11, 2017

EVERYTHING FROM THE PLOUGH TO THE STARS

By |November 24th, 2017|Platform|Comments Off on EVERYTHING FROM THE PLOUGH TO THE STARS

We must remember his politics learn from them and use this knowledge to advance our struggle today & into the future. As we gather here today it's 101 years after the execution of James Connolly. Socialism is what we want everything from The Plough to the stars...

26 10, 2017

PROTEST TO DEMAND CATALAN AND IRISH INDEPENDENCE

By |October 26th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on PROTEST TO DEMAND CATALAN AND IRISH INDEPENDENCE

We stand in solidarity with the Catalan Independence movement. It is the 1916 Societies belief, that only real democracy can manifest itself in an independent Catalonia, just like in Ireland, when sovereignty lies in the hands of the people...

26 10, 2017

THE TITLE DEED OF IRISH REPUBLICANISM

By |October 26th, 2017|Culture and History|Comments Off on THE TITLE DEED OF IRISH REPUBLICANISM

The book which has been produced by the National Museum of Ireland, which not only tells the story of the relevance of the proclamation and the men who wrote it but also how it was actually printed. Bearing in mind the secret nature of the 'Rising', a document alluding to such an event would also have to be manufactured in the utmost secrecy...

29 09, 2017

REMEMBERING THOMAS ASHE – 100 YEARS ON

By |September 29th, 2017|Societies|Comments Off on REMEMBERING THOMAS ASHE – 100 YEARS ON

"Had Thomas Ashe broken all connection with the struggle for a sovereign independent Irish republic after his release from imprisonment in Britain in June 1917, his name and fame would, nevertheless, still have lived in the annals of republican Ireland forever... ."