Tom was a committed and active communist, republican and trade unionist for over 7 decades involved in some of the most important struggles in Ireland.
We walk the streets of hate that in our hearts remain our streets of dreams regardless We keep a castle of resolve and light high above the lough’s embrace. It is for us to mark how hatred draws the borders round the common cage of these exploited; these twins who
Bob Purdie, who died this weekend (November 30th 2014), dedicated his life to left-wing politics, and he is being mourned by his many friends on the Irish left. Bob, whose interest in Northern Ireland had been stimulated by discussions with members of Clann na hÉireann in Glasgow in the early