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Brendan Ryan recalls his meeting with Fidel Castro.

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A regular refrain from apologists for the activities of the Catholic Church in Ireland is that people were largely unaware of its gross abuse of marginalised members of the working class or at least unsure of the illegality of its behaviour.

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The suffering inflicted on generations of women and children by Catholic Religious Orders in Ireland also resulted in vast profits for these organisations, reports Francis Donohoe.

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The Dublin Housing Action Committee has an honoured place in the history of the Irish Left. Francis Donohoe presents a brief overview of the campaign.

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Martin McGuinness, Political Strategy and the Civil Rights Movement

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Constance Markievicz Rosie Hackett Elizabeth O’Farrell Margaret Skinnider Kathleen Lynn

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Eoin O’Mahony reports on a discussion with Loyalist ex-prisoners on the memory of 1916.

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Historian Brian Hanley critically appraises the 1916 Rising and argues that it should be remembered for what it was, not what we might wish it to have been.

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The aims of the Easter Rising are something to commemorate with honour and defend from its detractors, writes veteran socialist activist Sean Garland.

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John Jeffries discovers the legacy of John Dowling, a trade unionist and communist from Munster’s revolutionary past.

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