Ireland

IWW statements on language school organising in Dublin

Workers in Dublin's English language schools have been getting organised!

Life denied

An aggrieved North American's reflections on work and travel.

Remembering Sue Richardson

Sue Richardson, photo by Derek Spiers

An obituary for anarchist Sue Richardson, born Sarah Fenwick Owen, written by Aileen O'Carroll in 2011.

The Dublin McDonald's strike, 1979

Dublin McDonald's strikers

A post-mortem of the 6 month strike by ITGWU members at Ireland's first two branches of McDonald's in Dublin by the Anarchist Workers Association.

Richard Montague: A tribute

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Richard Montague: A tribute

For reasons of space the Socialist Standard is unable to fully publish this obituary of our late comrade, Richard Montague.

The Dublin lockout, 1913 - John Dorney

Police attack strikers on bloody Sunday

A short history of Ireland’s most significant industrial dispute: the mass lockout of 20,000 workers by 400 employers in Dublin from August 1913 to January 1914.

14 observations on Brexit and Lexit in the UK EU membership referendum

Analysis of the UK European Union referendum, and the "left exit" campaigns from the anarchist Workers Solidarity Movement in Ireland.

The Irish Dynamiters: Eleanor Marx

In the 1880'S the Irish Republican Brotherhood began a bombing campaign of the British mainland killing many civilians. Eleanor wrote this as denunciation of the tactic, but also to highlight the abuses of the British state in its treatment of prisoners. Arguing that it was this brutal treatment that pushed many Fenians to carry out these bloody acts.

The Molly Maguires, 1850-1875 - Louis Adamic

Louis Adamic's history of the Molly Maguires: a secret society of Irish-born mine workers in the US who terrorised the exploitative mine bosses of the time.

Where Casement would have stood today - Jack White

Address delivered by Capt Jack White to the Roger Casement Sinn Fein club in 1936. We do not necessarily agree with all of it but reproduce it for reference.