Dublin Port Workers Support Group organiser Joe Mooney gives his view of the lessons learnt in the Docks Strike, which over its seven month duration saw communities mobilised behind the workers but had a disappointing conclusion.
The scene: A small fishing boat containing strikers and supporters, one standing with placard held aloft, is thrown perilously [...]
Fianna Fail cronyism in the Dublin
Docklands will cost the state billions,
Malachy Steenson reports
A report into the cronyism that blighted the work of the Dublin Dockland Development Authority is being withheld from the public by Green leader John Gormley in an attempt to cover up for widespread Fianna Fail aided corruption.
The report carried out by current [...]
The recent political haggling between the DUP and Sinn Fein, played out at Hillsborough Castle over 3 weeks laid bare the shortcomings of the Good Friday Agreement.
Never has the cementing of sectarian division in the institutions of government been more transparent.
The latest issue of Look Left.
Historian Brian Hanley writes on the history of the Irish Republican Congress. Nearly eighty years ago, left-wing republicans founded an organisation, which although short-lived, would leave a lasting effect on Irish socialism.
Kurt Jacobsen writes on the memory of his friend and comrade, Internationalist-Socialist, Bill Leahy (1933 – 2009).
Despite an establishment and media onslaught a Mayo community still stands in the way of Shell’s Corrib Gas pipeline, writes Caoimhe Kerins
Sean Garland remembers his life-long comrade Tomás Mac Giolla, “despite the passing of time it will be many a long day before we forget Tomás MacGiolla and his unique and lasting contribution to our Party and society”.
Revelations about the goings-on at Tallaght Hospital have once again laid bare the reality of Ireland’s two-tier health system, where lower earning members of the working class must take their chances in an underfunded, demoralised public system, while those with private insurance are fast-tracked, Francis Donohue reports.
Seosamh O Cuaig, Comhairleoir Contae agus comhalta tofa ar Udarás na Gaeltachta
Tá geamaireacht eile fós ar siúl faoin nGaeilge anois – Plean 20 Bliain mar dhea. Sé Eamon O Cuív an príomhaisteoir agus ar ndóigh tá aisteoirí cúnta aige – na heagraíochtaí Gaeilge a bhfuil an biorán suain curtha aige iontu le fada agus atá ag braith [...]