Tag Archives: 1916

“Kilmichael’s road, what worth?” – The usurpation of our revolutionary past

“Barry’s dead, does no-one hear? 
Kilmichael’s road — what worth? While Irishmen wear rusty chains that beseth them from their birth.” – Bobby Sands, The Sleeping Rose Irish Republicanism is at one of its most factionalised states in its history, arguably … Continue reading

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Up The Republic!

“It is a fallacy to believe that a Republic of any kind can be won through the shackled Free State. You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. The Free State is British created and serves British … Continue reading

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Sinn Féin – The perfect party for this rotten little Republic?

Before I start I have to stress, this is neither an exercise in shinner-bashing nor shinner-praising –  it is simply an honest and personal opinion on Sinn Féin, particularly in the 26 counties, and their potential role in any future … Continue reading

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1916 – Unfinished Business

The idea that 1916 was a simple blood sacrifice or a romantic and spontaneous uprising by a group of fanatics will be parroted out to no end in the coming months. It doesn’t help that this is a revisionist myth. … Continue reading

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Capitalists, austerity and 20th century revolutionaries…

It was revealed in the last few days the depth of corruption in the Irish capitalist establishment and the elected representatives, parties and people alike have taken to complaining online and everywhere else. But aside from patiently waiting like sheep … Continue reading

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Rebel City Writers Blog

The intended purpose of this blog is to provide a radical perspective on local, national and international issues from the pens of a few disgruntled agitators. In particular we aim to address all issues which concern the struggles of the working … Continue reading

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