Since the state’s formation, neutrality in international affairs has been a key tenet of foreign policy considerations in the 26 counties. However, it is a tenet that has seen continuous challenges from successive governments, and has been eroded by measures such as the south’s participation in EU Battlegroups, and by its co-operation with the EU’s…
With the recent EU decision to halt energy imports from Russia as a result of the latter’s invasion of Ukraine, energy prices across the bloc have soared. Many industries across Europe, such as steel, fertiliser, and paper, unable to meet energy demands, are seriously scaling back or halting production altogether. In Ireland, the most visible…
The best way to remember the Fenians – and every other republican – is to make their ambitions a reality. Fight against the apathy that is so prevalent; agitate for a better future. Educate people on what the cause of societies problems are and what can be done about them. Organise in your workplace, in your community, and in your college to make the Republican ideal a reality.
Denial of access to abortion services has the potential to jeopardise a persons physical and mental health and denies them autonomy, dignity and freedom. The denial of abortion access is a form of violence and oppression and reflects a patriarchal agenda concerned with the control of the sexuality and bodies of women and pregnant people. It is crucial that we stand with women and pregnant people and ensure that they are given the reproductive rights and care that they deserve.
In a time of growing living costs, and stagnant wages, a Dunnes worker stresses that there really is power in a union and that a better future is possible if we unionise.
They demonstrated the power that workers have– these are overwhelmingly women with children and 20+ years in the job, who are risking arrest and an injunction from KPMG, to fight for what they knew was correct and just.
The Children’s’ Hospital will be built at some stage, but it will have lined the pockets of many different consultants, officials, developers, builders, contractors before it actually helps a single patient.
Labour in Irish History is considered one of Connolly’s central work. It arose out of a desire to crystallise 200 years of experience of class struggle. This series introduces and analyses a text which is still highly relevant today.
Liam Mellows, organiser, republican and revolutionary. He is remembered for is role as a Fianna Éireann organiser and for his rejection of the Treaty, occupation of the Four Courts and subsequent execution by the Free State. Excerpts of his speeches portray the true relationship between America and Ireland.
Ireland has among the strongest property rights recognition in the world. Imagine if, instead of protecting the right to property, the Constitution protected the right to housing. If the might of the government vindicated every individual’s right to shelter.