Oration at the graveside of O’Donovan Rossa, given by P.H. Pearse

Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa (September 1831 – 29 June 1915) Irish Fenian leader and prominent member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. His life as an Irish Fenian is well documented but ...
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‘Be Moderate’ verse by James Connolly.

In James Connolly’s time there were labour ‘leaders’ who recommended moderation in the workers demands ... he wrote some verse ... We only want the Earth Some men, faint-hearted, ever ...
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Statement of the Campaign Against the European Constitution

Press statement: October 3, 2009 Electorate bullied into Yes vote Call cynical Labour and trade union leaders to account Resist cuts — break the Stability & Growth Pact rules The ...
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Statement by Anthony Coughlan on the Lisbon Two referendum result

Not the will of the people, but the fear of the people, has led a majority of Irish voters to approve ratifying the Lisbon Treaty in yesterday’s re-run referendum. Ireland’s ...
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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 ...
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Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam

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 ...
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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 ...
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James Fintan Lalor - Young Irelander, Patriot.

‘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 ...
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The Spiritual Nation, PH Pearse article on Sovereignty.

‘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 ...
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The Sereratist Idea - Pádraig Mac Piarais

‘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 ...
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‘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 ...
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Douglas Hyde - The necessity for De-Anglicising Ireland

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 ...
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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 ...
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French Revolution

Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen from 1793

There was an earlier declaration in 1789, this one is a more comprehensive statement. The French people, convinced that forgetfulness and contempts of the natural rights of man are the ...
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Marquis de Lafayette

Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen 1789

A further declaration was written in 1793 The declaration was written by the Marquis de Lafayette, with help from Thomas Jefferson.  Lafayette had assisted in the defeat of the British ...
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Declaration of Independence – USA, 4th July 1776

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands ...
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