Support the anti-NAMA Protests in Cork & Dublin

Where : St. Patrick’s Bridge, Cork City. When : 3.00 PM Saturday 19th September 2009 Organised by the ‘Cork United Alliance Against The Cuts’ Where : Garden of Remembrance, Dublin. When : 1.00 PM Saturday 19th September 2009 Organised by the United Alliance Against Cuts Where : Garden of Remembrance, Dublin. When : 2.00 PM Saturday 12th September 2009 … Continue reading “Support the anti-NAMA Protests in Cork & Dublin”

Beyond Vietnam – A Time to break Silence

Speech delivered on 4th April 1967 by Martin Luther King Jr. at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City exactly one year before he was assassinated. Martin Luther King, Jr., born on Jan. 15th 1929 and was assassinated on April 4th 1968 Here is a link to a good … Continue reading “Beyond Vietnam – A Time to break Silence”

Vietnamese Declaration of Independence – Hanoi on 2 Sept. 1945

“All men are created equal. They are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” This immortal statement was made in the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America m 1776. In a broader sense, this means: All the peoples on the earth … Continue reading “Vietnamese Declaration of Independence – Hanoi on 2 Sept. 1945”

The Irish Flag – James Connolly

This article appeared in James Connolly’s Workers’ Republic on 8th April 1916, just weeks before the Irish Citizen Army marched out with the Irish Volunteers to declare the Irish Republic, for all of the people of Ireland. Connolly explained that: “The cause of labour is the cause of Ireland, the cause of Ireland is the cause … Continue reading “The Irish Flag – James Connolly”

‘The Sovereign People’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 4 of 4

PREFACE This pamphlet concludes the examination of the Irish definition of freedom which I promised in Ghosts. For my part, I have no more to say. P. H. PEARSE ST. ENDA’S COLLEGE, RATHFARNHAM, 31st March, 1916 A .PDF copy of the article may be downloaded here (featured image is of James Fintan Lalor). The Sovereign People National … Continue reading “‘The Sovereign People’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 4 of 4”

‘The Spiritual Nation’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 3 of 4

PREFACE This Tract continues and develops the argument commenced in Ghosts, and pursued in The Separatist Idea, and should be read in connection with those Tracts (which form Nos. 10 and 11 of this series). It is not to be taken as an attempt to represent the whole of Davis’s mind or to summarise the … Continue reading “‘The Spiritual Nation’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 3 of 4”

‘The Separatist Idea’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 2 of 4

PREFACE This is the first of three pamphlets in which I propose to develop the contention put forward in Ghosts, the whole forming a continuous argument. The further pamphlets of the series will be entitled The Spiritual Nation and The Sovereign People, respectively. P. H. PEARSE. ST. ENDA’S COLLEGE, RATHFARNHAM, 1st February, 1916. A .PDF … Continue reading “‘The Separatist Idea’, P.H. Pearse, Republish series 2 of 4”

‘Ghosts’, by PH Pearse. Republish series 1 of 4

Preface Here be ghosts that I have raised this Christmastide, ghosts of dead men that have bequeathed a trust to us living men. Ghosts are troublesome things in a house or in a family, as we knew even before Ibsen taught us. There is only one way to appease a ghost. You must do the … Continue reading “‘Ghosts’, by PH Pearse. Republish series 1 of 4”

The Necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland

As part of our study programme into the questions of sovereignty, democratic renewal and Irish national identity we are pleased to re-publish this article by Dr. Douglas Hyde.  It was first delivered before the Irish National Literary Society in Dublin, 25 November 1892, it sets out very well the necessity for the complete renewal of … Continue reading “The Necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland”

Frederick Engels’ Speech at the Grave of Karl Marx

Highgate Cemetery, London. March 17, 1883 On the 14th of March, at a quarter to three in the afternoon, the greatest living thinker ceased to think. He had been left alone for scarcely two minutes, and when we came back we found him in his armchair, peacefully gone to sleep—but for ever. An immeasurable loss … Continue reading “Frederick Engels’ Speech at the Grave of Karl Marx”