Tag Archives: James Connolly

“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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Solidarity to the striking LUAS workers!

From all at Rebel City Writers, we wish to send our unwavering solidarity and support to the LUAS drivers that are currently engaging in a 48 hour work stoppage, which commenced at 4am this morning. The decision to take industrial action, … 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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Revolutionary Spirit

After such dizzying highs based on artificial gains, the new lows brought on the Irish people have stunned, shocked and angered many. A long forgotten spirit has begun to return to the hearts and minds of people around Ireland, the … Continue reading

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The n*****s of Europe?

Note: I am fully aware that my use of a certain word in this article might be construed by some as offensive, so to those that are truly offended by the word I apologise and ask you to please consider … Continue reading

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Work Must Pay – direct action campaign against exploitation of workers

WorkMustPay is a campaign of young trade unionists and political activists against the JobBridge internship racket. JobBridge is a state scheme which forces young workers to work for periods of 6-9 months with only 50 euro extra on top of … Continue reading

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