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“Pride” tells the story of radicals, reactionaries, successes and failures. It’s a warm, human reflection on both the great British miners’ strike of the Thatcher era, and the emergence of the contemporary LGBT movement, uniting against the odds against the forces of reaction and misery.   The story begins with

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James Curry highlights the both humorous and politically charged work of Andrew Patrick Wilson.

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John Callow Published by GMB and RMT €20 The figure of James Connolly towers over Irish socialist theory and action. In this book Professor John Callow explores Connolly’s life and the development of his ideas during the writing of the The Reconquest of Ireland. There is a shared introduction by

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Sam McGrath outlines the career of former Beautiful South frontman Paul Heaton.

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Folk music pioneer and innovator Andy Irvine talks to LookLeft about traditional music from the Balkans to Belfast.

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During a recent visit home Joe Mooney caught up with seminal Irish-American group Black 47’s lead singer Larry Kirwan.

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The popular story of how most of Ireland gained independence from Britain has the virtue of simplicity.

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Kevin Squires discusses The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power) and talks to the book’s author Harry Browne.

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Dublin’s street art scene allows for both artistic and political expression. Freda Hughes meets two of the scene’s most prominent exponents and discusses their work.

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The name of Máirtín Ó Cadhain is better known than his work and political activity. Here his biographer Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh discusses a writer and fighter worth listening to.

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