During a recent visit home Joe Mooney caught up with seminal Irish-American group Black 47’s lead singer Larry Kirwan.
Alexander O’Fhailghigh on the politics of the Irish working class in early 19th century Scotland.
The 2014 local elections in the Republic should offer an opportunity for the left to make major gains but are they capable of taking advantage, Dara McHugh and Kevin Squires report.
Developing renewable energy rather than nuclear is the sensible option, writes John Barry.
Nuclear energy is safer and less environmentally harmful than most of its alternatives, writes Gavin Mendel-Gleason.
The popular story of how most of Ireland gained independence from Britain has the virtue of simplicity.
Know your enemy and your aims, demands Conor McCabe
The theme of a recent debate among representatives of Left parties was did Ireland need a new one; here John Lowry gives his view.
In November 1913 the worlds of class struggle and nationalism collided in dramatic fashion at the launch of the Irish Volunteers, writes Brian Hanley
The ASTI stands alone in opposing Government attempts to enforce cuts to public sector workers terms of employment but where is the dispute heading asks Anne Finnegan.