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 he is perhaps known best in death for the graveside oration given at his funeral. Oration at the graveside of O’Donovan Rossa on 1 August … Continue reading “Oration at the graveside of O’Donovan Rossa, given by P.H. Pearse”

‘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 seek our programme to retouch, And will insist, when’re they speak that we demand too much. ‘Tis passing strange, yet I declare such statements cause … Continue reading “‘Be Moderate’ verse by James Connolly.”

What should the working class demand in the face of this economic crisis?

Download a .PDF image of the published A4 leaflet here… Cutbacks.pdf (includes additional items) The original publication included the words of ’Be Moderate’/’We only want the Earth’ by James Connolly, they are available here. First thing is to demand a solution which serves the people’s interests, and then, those with responsibility must be called to account for … Continue reading “What should the working class demand in the face of this economic crisis?”

It’s a YES vote on the Lisbon Treaty, with a 2 to 1 majority.

The people have voted in favour of the Lisbon Treaty, we must consider why? Why, at the request of the cartel parties and other vested interests, have the people reversed their earlier decision? Why are voters listening to those politicians and representative of big business when this same cartel are the ones pushing through the … Continue reading “It’s a YES vote on the Lisbon Treaty, with a 2 to 1 majority.”

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 victory of the Yes campaign in the Lisbon referendum is the result of sustained bullying, threats and lies by the Government, the Opposition, the leaders … Continue reading “Statement of the Campaign Against the European Constitution”

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 voters voted not on the content of Lisbon but on membership of the EU, on fear of political isolation if they did not say Yes … Continue reading “Statement by Anthony Coughlan on the Lisbon Two referendum result”

Behind the talk, what do they really want?

Vote No to the Lisbon Treaty!   The fundamental aim of the Lisbon Treaty is to provide the legal basis for expanding the remit of the EU from being purely an economic block into a political one as well … with it’s own military base to back it up. There’s no use being a big … Continue reading “Behind the talk, what do they really want?”

Lisbon Treaty is a plan to deceive people and deny democracy

The following comments show the thinking behind the original EU Constitution and it’s re-drafting as the Lisbon Treaty – after it became clear that it wouldn’t be supported by the peoples of Europe … This article first appeared on a printed A4 flyer, a .PDF copy is available for download here… lisbon_treaty.pdf ”Are we all clear that … Continue reading “Lisbon Treaty is a plan to deceive people and deny democracy”

‘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”