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14 02, 2018

COMMANDANT MATT FITZPATRICK – A BEACON OF RESISTANCE

By |February 14th, 2018|Culture and History, Platform, Societies|Comments Off on COMMANDANT MATT FITZPATRICK – A BEACON OF RESISTANCE

In a few short years from first Volunteering in the Republican Army, Matt had led the fight for freedom in Monaghan and Fermanagh. Taking part many successful operations against the might of the British Empire. His courage and leadership led to his rising through the ranks of Óglaigh na hÉireann, eventually becoming Officer in Command or Commandant...

5 01, 2018

THE LEGACY OF CONNOLLY 150 YEARS AFTER HIS BIRTH

By |January 5th, 2018|Platform, Societies|Comments Off on THE LEGACY OF CONNOLLY 150 YEARS AFTER HIS BIRTH

June 5th 2018 will mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of James Connolly in Edinburgh’s Cowgate. This will provide us with an opportunity to reappraise Connolly’s life and work. Not to merely commemorate or recall the dates that mark out significant chapters and events in his life, but rather to meaningfully engage with the man, his writings and his philosophy...

24 11, 2017

EVERYTHING FROM THE PLOUGH TO THE STARS

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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...

30 08, 2017

TIR CONNAILL – FREE US FROM PARTITION AND LET THE LAND AROUND US AWAKEN

By |August 30th, 2017|Platform|Comments Off on TIR CONNAILL – FREE US FROM PARTITION AND LET THE LAND AROUND US AWAKEN

As a child growing up in 90's Ireland in Donegal, I was raised on the fringes of the conflict that went on in the North, never knowing it's full effects and only seeing TV news or glancing at papers...

28 02, 2017

COUNT ALL BRITISH STATE VICTIMS – MARTIN GALVIN

By |February 28th, 2017|Platform|Comments Off on COUNT ALL BRITISH STATE VICTIMS – MARTIN GALVIN

Martin Galvin, New York Attorney-At-Law and contributer to the 1916 Societies One Ireland One Vote Campaign, responds to the British Governments refusal to fully acknowledge their role in the conflict...