The recent riot in Dublin dramatically shone a new light on the activities of Ireland’s emerging far right.
UK-EU deal sidelines reveals decorative nature of Northern Ireland Assembly
On 30 January 1972, Bloody Sunday, the British Parachute Regiment shot dead 13 unarmed civil rights protesters in Derry and wounded 15 others.
Dublin Bus workers have soundly rejected a deal recommended by union leaders
Forty years ago, the death of Bobby Sands reverberated throughout the world in a way that no other event has done in recent Irish history.
For a workers' republic of Ireland.
Bernie McAdam reviews Common History, Common Struggle by Peter Hadden.
Deal or no deal, the working class loses.
100 year anniversary.
What happened to the "oven ready" Brexit?
A socialist analysis of Sinn Fein's electoral upset
Labour must support nationalisation under workers' control
The Bolshevik Revolution inspired the Irish working class to renew their struggle with British imperialism
As Brexit talks stumble on the intractable backstop to the British border in Ireland, Bernie McAdam calls on British socialists to fight for the only internationalist response, abolish the border altogether!
On 5 October 1968, the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) savagely beat a peaceful civil rights march off the streets of Derry. This police riot was flashed over television screens throughout Ireland and Britain that very evening. Among the defenceless marchers was Westminster MP Gerry Fitt, with blood streaming down his face after being truncheoned. Some 96 people needed hospital treatment.
ON OCTOBER 25th the Labour Party Irish Society (LPIS) held its AGM under tight security at Portcullis House in Westminster reports. Past the airport style searches at the entrance, leading to hour long queues outside the door, was a team of Progress apparatchiks attempting to prevent entry to anybody who wasn’t a Blairite MP or […]
Escalate the struggle for safe, legal and free access to abortion for women across Ireland and the Six Counties.
The Irish state’s attempt to criminalise seven water charges protesters has failed, though charges against other water protesters remain.
POLITICAL EVENTS in Northern Ireland are generally given scant coverage in the popular British press or broadcast media.
The latest Tory and media attack on Jeremy Corbyn comes at a time when the polls are showing a Labour revival. That is, they need to portray the Labour leader as a Sinn Fein/IRA supporter
On Friday 24 March, workers at Irish bus and coach operator Bus Eireann began an indefinite all-out strike. Five trade unions representing 2,600 workers, including SIPTU and the National Bus & Rail Union (NBRU) have called the action. Pickets outside bus stations were organised throughout the Republic. On the first day of action rail services […]