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Crammed in between the red brick houses of the Phibsboro area of Dublin’s northside, Dalymount has been praised as embodying the working class values of football by, among others, Scottish writer and avid Bohs fan, Irvine Welsh.

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Sam McGrath takes us through the highlights of a highly entertaining night of culture and politics in Dublin.

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The story of the Republican Congress’s success in bringing together many of the best socialist and republican activist in Ireland into one organisation for a few months in the 1930s is to be critically revisited in a new documentary this summer. LookLeft discussed ‘The Republican Congress’ with its producer and

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Therese Caherty reports on a new exhibition containing artifacts from the Irish women’s movement   Gathering the history of the 8th Amendment into one room is no mean feat. So said feminist and LGBT activist Maura Molloy at the launch of Women to Blame, a multimedia narrative of 40 years

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Described by one reviewer as “the only folk album that has excited me in quite a long time”, Cold Old Fire is a unique and thrilling contribution to Irish folk by Dublin band Lynched.

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

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To commemorate the 193rd anniversary of the death of English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley on 8th July 1822, Kevin Squires reviews a recent graphic novel that weaves the story of Shelley’s radical poem The Masque of Anarchy with the life of Pauline Newman, a socialist organiser who was active

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Leo Panitch & Sam Gindin, Verso, 2013. The Making of Global Capitalism lays out a thesis of the structure of modern capitalism and its institutional structures, not only recounting what happened, but explaining how and why these institutions were created. In particular, they argue that the United States is the

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