Tag Archives: James Connolly

Joan Burton has betrayed the men and women of 1916 – Mary Lou McDonald TD

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald has accused Joan Burton and the Labour Party of betraying the men and women of 1916. Speaking at an Easter Commemoration in Arbour Hill in Dublin today Deputy McDonald said; “It was James … Continue reading

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Detroit Water Brigade memento from Dublin Sinn Féin councillors

THE Detroit Water Brigade, who travelled more than 4,000 miles from the United States to show solidarity with the Right2Water campaign, were given a special ‘James Connolly connection’ presentation by Sinn Féin. The gesture was made at an event hosted … Continue reading

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Adams slams Bruton remarks on 1916 and asks Taoiseach to ‘clarify position’

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has criticised the suggestion by former Taoiseach and Fine Gael a Leader John Bruton that the 1916 Rising was a mistake. He called on the Taoiseach to clarify his own position and that of … Continue reading

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Celebrate Irish History

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hosted a two night Irish History and Cultural event on May 20th and 21st at the IBEW Local 3 Union Hall in Queens New York. There were enthusiastic audiences of  more than 200 members of the Union … Continue reading

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Labour’s Bloody Sunday

 Labour’s Bloody Sunday John_Dorney 31 August, 2013 Irish History, Today In Irish History  “Reproduced with the permission of TheIrishStory.com” The ‘Bloody Sunday’ riot of August 1913. The first ‘Bloody Sunday’ in twentieth century Ireland, during the Lockout of 1913. By … Continue reading

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“The vast possibilities of the mighty future”

The mess the country’s in couldn’t be more clearly defined than with the latest figures presented by Colm Kelpie in today’s Irish Independent.  He reports: “IRELAND’s long-term government debt increased to €115.6bn in June – up 39pc on the same … Continue reading

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“We, at least, are not loyal men” James Connolly on who sits on the thone of England

“We, at least, are not loyal men: we confess to having more respect and honour for the raggedest child of the poorest labourer in Ireland today than for any, even the most virtuous, descendant of the long array of murderers, … Continue reading

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