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Starry Plough Martial Arts- Don’t Destroy Yourself, Destroy Your Enemy

The Starry Plough Martial Arts Club has started back training in Dublin after a break due to Covid-19. Starry Plough Martial Arts trains Socialist Republicans to defend ourselves and our communities and puts an emphasis on developing Revolutionary Physical Culture in the Republican Movement and in Working Class Communities. The motto of the club is […]

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‘On Ireland’s Neo-Blueshirts, and Attempts to Hijack Republicanism’

  By Prionsias Ó Riain Intro This article was written in the aftermath of the vandalism of IRA Chief of Staff Seán Russell’s statue in Fairview North Dublin with spraypaint. This was not the first time that the Russell statue was attacked, in 1953, two years after it was first unveiled, the statue was targeted […]

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China and US Power with Tony Norfield

We spoke with Marxist analyst and former financial trader Tony Norfield about China vs US power contention and contradictions. Tony wrote about this in a recent article so we went over the topics covered: https://economicsofimperialism.blogspot.com/2020/07/china-us-power.html?m=1 The interview is here: We ask Tony a few other questions afterwards: Many thanks to Tony for this informative chat. […]

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Howth Gun Running Remembered in Dublin

Yesterday, on the 106th Anniversary of the Howth Gun Running, scores of Republicans gathered at the East Pier in Howth to commemorate one of the key events in the lead up to the 1916 Rising. Led by the a section of the Socialist Republican Colour Party, the parade made its way along the pier to […]

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Ireland’s History Not For Sale!

Socialist Republicans from Anti Imperialist Action and Saoradh and some Independent Revolutionary Socialists held a Direct Action Against the auction of our history, staging a symbolic occupation of the Free Masons Hall where the shameful auction of our history is being held. After the Occupation, a demonstration was held outside with chants of our history […]

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Remembering Volunteer Paddy McLogan

Volunteer Paddy McLogan was born in Armagh in 1899, and was sworn into the Irish Republican Brotherhood by his Uncle in 1913, aged just 14. Later that same year he joined the Irish Volunteers at its formation and for the rest of his life, until his death in suspicions circumstances, remained a uncompromising militant and […]

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Socialist Republicans honour Tone at Bodenstown

On Sunday July 11, Socialist Republicans from across Ireland gathered in Bodenstown to pay their annual respects to the Father of Irish Republicanism and the Leader of the 1798 Uprising, Theobald Wolfe Tone. Since the days of Thomas Davis in the 1840s, Visits to the grave of Tone have been an important event for the […]

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Why are gangs of fascists screaming “paedophile” at young people?

In Ireland today we have the spectacle of packs of wild eyed frothing middle aged mostly men screaming “Paedophile!!” at mostly women and mostly young people who want to protest against their bigoted views. How have we arrived at this situation?Who are the screamers? Why are they screaming “paedophile” at young people? Who are the […]

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Peter Tatchell’s Pink Imperialism to Barret’s Blueshirts: the Free States flavours of child abuse

Widespread controversy has erupted in Ireland upon the Free State Frankenstein coalition shambling into office and being hit immediately with a scandal involving past pictures of the newly appointed Minister For Children associating with “activist” Peter Tatchell. Tatchell has a long history. A gay rights and supposed “humanitarian” campaigner since the 70s, it has been […]

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Drugs As Weapons Against Us

People in Ireland know all too well how drugs can be used against us. John Potash wrote a book studying the many ways, over many decades, how drugs have been used to destroy countries, communities, revolutionaries, activists and musicians. We discussed this book Drugs As Weapons Against Us with John, touching on topics such as […]