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"All changed, changed utterly": The historical significance of the Irish Revolution
Doherty, Shaun
Article
2016
The problem with political anniversaries is that they often focus on specific dates in the past without any recognition that they are part of a longer process. Easter Monday 1916 is an iconic date in ...
Blood and Belonging: Journey into the New Nationalism
Ignatieff, Michael
Book
1993
Essays on nationalism in Serbia, Croatia, Germany, Ukraine, Quebec, Kurdistan, and Northern Ireland.
Buda's Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb
Davis, Mike
Book
2007
Mike Davis traces the car bomb's worldwide use and development. In his analysis, he also exposes the role of state intelligence agencies - particularly those of the United States, Israel, India, and P...
Canada Remapped: How the Partition of Quebec Will Reshape the Nation
Reid, Scott
Book
1993
Explores what might happen in the event of a decision by Quebec to separate from Canada.
Das Capital, Volume 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production
Marx, Karl
Book
1867
Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, ...
The Commons and the Centennial of the Easter Rising
Linebaugh, Peter
Article
2016
A hundred years ago today in Dublin the Easter Rebellion commenced. This was an urban insurrection, in the revolutionary tradition. Not more than a thousand participated. It lasted five days, before t...
The Counter-Revolution in Ireland
Van der Straeten, Serge; Daufouy, Philippe
Book
1972
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Fighting Fascism: the Irish at the Battle of Cordoba
Murphy, Pauline
Article
2017
A history of the role played by Irish citizens who enlisted to fight against General Franco's fascist forces in Spain in 1936.
The Growth Illusion: How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet
Douthwaite, Richard
Book
1992
Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national...
How the Easter Rising changed the world
Bambery, Chris
Article
2016
Chris Bambery argues that the Easter Rising relaunched the struggle for independence in Ireland and inspired national liberation movements globally.
An Interview with Patricia Campbell: Against The Current vol. 123
Finkel, David
Article
2006
Patricia Campbell is President of the Irish Independent Workers Union (IWU), an independent trade union and social movement in both the north and south of Ireland. She is a deputy editor of the journa...
Ireland and the Irish Question
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
1971
Brings together all of Marx's and Engels' writing on Ireland in one volume.
IRELAND: Slaying the Celtic Tiger: Against The Current vol. 151
O'Connor, John
Article
2011
Like most nations, Ireland has its share of myths and legends. Most of us know a few of them — Saint Patrick drove out the snakes, the Children of Lir were turned into swans, the ancient warrior Cúchu...
Ireland's Unfinished Revolution
Burtenshaw, Ronan; Byers, Sean
Article
2016
The revolutionary period sparked by the 1916 Easter Rising offered a vision of a truly democratic Ireland.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper, Hal
Book
1978
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
Left Behind by Good Friday
Devlin-McAliskey, Bernadette
Article
2016
In 1969 Bernadette Devlin traveled to the United States on a fundraising tour. At age twenty-two, she was the youngest woman ever elected to Westminster and already a veteran of the Northern Irish Civ...
The Macmillian Atlas of Irish History
Duffy, Sean (ed.)
Book
1997
A full-colour atlas of Irish history.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 17: Marx and Engels 1859 - 1860
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
Includes Herr Vogt and articles on military matters.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 21: Marx and Engels 1867 - 1870
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
Materials related to the International Workingmen's Association.
Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies
Anderson, Kevin B.
Book
2010
Marx’s critique of capital was far broader than is usually supposed. To be sure, he concentrated on the labor-capital relation within Western Europe and North America. But at the same time, he expen...
Memory Against Forgetting: the Resonance of Bloody Sunday
Kernan, Mark
Article
2017
The museum John guards is a physical manifestation of the moral necessity of remembering that day’s cataclysmic violence. An attempt to remember the silences imposed on peoples’ experiences by time an...
More Than the Troubles: A Common Sense View of Northern Ireland
Shivers, Lynn; Bowman, David
Book
The authors argue that religion is only one of many factors stemming from differing traditional, cultural, and historical allegiances that separate the people of Northern Ireland.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Terrorism
Barker, Jonathan
Book
2003
An in-depth look at the nature of terrorism that discusses questioning terrorism, assessing it, the difference between state terrorism and group terrorism, morality and history, and war and politics.
Northern Ireland's Marching Season Crisis
Ross, Stuart
Article
1998
IT IS DIFFICULT for those fortunate enough to live in more sophisticated communities to understand and appreciate the deep sense of fear, outrage and humiliation that marks these annual incursions int...
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman, Chris
Book
1999
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Poor No More
Deveaux, Bert (Director)
Film/Video
2009
In the present economic crisis, many Canadians are destititute and many others are on the brink. Against this climate, a couple of Canadians go on a road trip to Ireland and Sweden, with comedian Mary...
The Rape of Irish Children
McCann, Eamonn
Article
2009
A State which had genuine concern for its children would have responded to the report by taking decisive action to remove the Catholic bishops as patrons of primary schools. Three thousand of 3,200 pr...
Remembering Ireland's Great Famine: A review of Black '47 a soon to be released film about the famine in Ireland
Croidheain, Caoimhghin O
Article
2018
The Irish film, Black 47 (Director Lance Daly) is about the worst year of the catastrophic Irish famine and is set in the west of Ireland in 1847. The story centers around an Irish soldier, Feeney (Ja...
The Socialist Register 1972: Volume 9: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1972
The Socialist Register 1977: Volume 14: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977

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The National Print Museum collects, documents, preserves, exhibits, interprets and makes accessible the material evidence of printing craft and fosters associated skills of the craft in Ireland.
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IFJ Hails Milestone Victory of Journalist on Protection of Sources in Northern Ireland
Sources News Release
2009
The IFJ welcomes a court decision to dismiss the police application to force journalist Susanne Breen to reveal her source for a story on the murder to two British soldiers as a historic victory for t...
Making blasphemy an offence takes Europe back several centuries
Sources News Release
2010
Reporters Without Borders condemns #with the utmost firmness# a new defamation law in Ireland that establishes blasphemy as an offence punishable by a fine of up to 25,000 euros. The law took effect o...
Questing Marilyn
In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel
Barnicke Belleghem, Marilyn M.Ed.
2003
Chronicles the experiences of author and therapist Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed., as she tours historical and sacred sites in Britain and Ireland.
A reporter's trustworthiness and reputation for integrity is their greatest asset
Smyth, Sam
2012
Sam Smyth of the Irish Independent and Sunday Tribune newspapers talks about the greatest threat to investigative reporting, and how he gets his stories.
The unrecognised truth behind that 'spontaneous' Belfast riot
Violence was planned by manipulative, self-interested individuals
McDonald, Henry
2011
An analysis of sectarian violence in Belfast between the loyalists and republicans and the international media coverage of this violence, which often frames it as political.

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