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From Long Kesh to a Socialist Ireland.

League of Communist Republicans.

From Long Kesh to a Socialist Ireland.

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Published by The League of Communist Republicans in [Shannon?] .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination16p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16538770M

New York: Irish Northern Aid, Poster, slightly over 11x17 inches, very good; black and white photo of Sands with his trademark long hair, text in black on white. Datable to a relatively narrow time frame, as Sands went on strike on March .   Seven of the 10 hunger strikers who died in Long Kesh prison in belonged to the IRA. INLA—Irish National Liberation Army. This group was formed in with the goal of establishing a socialist republic in Ireland, free from British rule in the northeastern six counties. It was militarily active until   Novosel’s book contends that, rather than fulfilling the stereotype of “neo-Nazis and bodybuilders”, a significant group of Loyalist prisoners in Long Kesh began to formulate their own political programme, independent of middle and upper-class unionism. At the centre of this were UVF leaders Gusty Spence and Billy Mitchell.


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From Long Kesh to a Socialist Ireland. by League of Communist Republicans. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here’s a document - which may well be “From Long Kesh to a Socialist Ireland” (unfortunately it isn’t complete - lacking both a cover and back page(s)) issued by the League of Communist Republicans in or around The LCR was an interesting group, a split from the Provisional IRA in the s.

From Long Kesh to a Socialist Ireland Author: League of Communist Republicans Created Date: 11/24/ PM. PDF view of From Long Kesh to a Socialist Ireland, published by League of Communist Republicans in the Irish Left Archive.

The "Letters from Long Kesh" were finally published in book form, by Citizen Press, in September to mark the 40th anniversary of their serialisation.

[4] On his release from internment, O'Hagan became once again involved in the official republican movement and played an important role of its development into the Workers' Party. independent, radical, bookshop, books, clothing, flags. From Socialism & Marxism to ANTIFA & Irish Republic.

Toggle menu. Search. Irish Republican Long Kesh POW original enamel badge. Irish Republican Long Kesh POW original enamel badge with brooch fixing new release. An Archaeology of the Troubles: The dark heritage of Long Kesh/Maze prison 1st Edition was infamous as the major holding centre for paramilitary prisoners during the course of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Some of the major events of the recent conflict centred on, emanated from, and were transformed by it, including the burning of the Cited by: Letter from Mickey Devine, smuggled out of Long Kesh before he joine d the protest himself, Letter from Mickey Devine smuggled out of Long Kesh and, at his request, read out at factory gates throughout Ireland, speaking directly to the workers of Ireland whose cause he had devoted his life to, in one of the most moving moments of that long and tragic struggle.

Richard English's brilliant book offers a detailed history of the IRA, providing invaluable historical depth to our understanding of the modern-day Provisionals, the more militant wing formed in dedicated to the removal of the British Government from Northern Ireland and the reunification of by: The Irish Republican Socialist Party or IRSP (Irish: Páirtí Poblachtach Sóisialach na hÉireann) is a republican socialist party active in is often referred to as the "political wing" of the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) paramilitary group and claims the legacy of socialist revolutionary James Connolly, who founded the Irish Socialist Republican Party in and Founder: Seamus Costello and others.

Her Majesty's Prison Maze (previously Long Kesh Detention Centre, and known colloquially as The Maze or H-Blocks) was a prison in Northern Ireland that was used to house paramilitary prisoners during the Troubles from mid to mid It was situated at the former Royal Air Force station of Long Kesh, on the outskirts of was in the townland of Maze, Location: Maze, County Down, Northern Ireland.

As a life long Socialist William, I was amused to discover that you would consider yourself to be politically to the left of me.

It was my Loyalist Socialism, that led me to leave the British Army with the sole intention of taking up arms, in defence of the democratic right of the ordinary decent People of Northern Ireland, to decide their own. The British Army woman who was one of Ireland's greatest Irish dancers Another champion Irish dancer’s father was a top loyalist in Long Kesh Wed, Jan 2,Author: Angeline King.

The Maze Prison escape (known to Irish republicans as the Great Escape) took place on 25 September in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. HM Prison Maze (also known as Long Kesh) was a maximum security prison considered to be one of the most escape-proof prisons in Europe, and held prisoners convicted of taking part in armed paramilitary campaigns during.

The enduring meaning of Long Kesh/Maze. In trying to understand Long Kesh/Maze and the hunger strikes 35 year on one must include the complexities of the meanings of the things from it. Glasgow's Independent Radical Bookshop London Rd Glasgow G1 5BX Scotland/Alba +44 (0) A collection of interviews about Martin McGuinness published on the first anniversary of his death never comes close to providing a balanced portrait of the the IRA chief turned peacemaker.

It was at the height of the IRA's armed struggle, and the developing crisis in the H Blocks of Long Kesh and Armagh Women's Gaol. The area was home to one of the first hunger strikers, Raymond McCartney, now the Sinn Fein MLA for the area, as well as Mickey Devine of the INLA (Irish National Liberation Army) the last hunger striker to : Vincent Doherty.

Held in the 70s in the notorious Northern Irish jail known as The Maze, The H Blocks or Long Kesh, Ronan Bennett recalls the gas attacks, the beatings, the smell - and the jokes - and applauds Author: Guardian Staff. irish republican, ireland, t-shirts, books, badges, flags. Glasgow's Independent Radical Bookshop London Rd Glasgow G1 5BX Scotland/Alba.

The Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during The Troubles by Irish republican prisoners in Northern protest began as the blanket protest inwhen the British government withdrew Special Category Status (prisoner of war rather than criminal status) for convicted paramilitary prisoners.

Inthe dispute escalated into the. The Long Kesh/Maze Prison is not only home to the heritage of the hunger strikes. Today these acres are also Northern Ireland’s largest development site in public ownership. Hunger is a remarkable, challenging account of the infamous H blocks of Long Kesh prison in Northern Ireland, the events leading up to the hunger strike and death of Irish Republican Bobby Sands.

However, it is not the hunger strike equivalent to In the Name of the Father. That film about the Guildford Four stuck to pretty standard film drama. Here we have a t-shirt commemorating the 'UNIVERSITY OF FREEDOM - LONG KESH.

This quality Gildan Ultra forest green t-shirt has a two colour screen printed image which reads. UNIVERSITY OF FREEDOM LONG KESH EST This new design brings an iconic image a fresh look for the 21st century. Sizes available are: S - 34"/36" M - 38"/40" L - 42"/   The internment of civilian and military prisoners became an increasingly common feature of conflicts in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first.

Prison camps, though often hastily constructed and just as quickly destroyed, have left their marks in the archaeological record. Due to both their temporary nature and their often sensitive political contexts, places of. Plans for a peace centre at the site of the former Maze prison in Northern Ireland have been “set aside”, its developers confirmed.

A n EU funding programme withdrew its offer of £18 million. October 27th, Hunger strike begins with seven republican volunteers in Maze/Long Kesh prison. Brendan Hughes, the Provisional IRA commanding officer in.

Fire and Rain: the burning of Long Kesh 45 years ago today author of the book Havoc, in its Third Year, in A committed and well-read socialist, Sean.

One morning in January I was the 'officer in charge of the republican prisoners' in Long Kesh; in the afternoon I was ' Hughes', by edict of the British Government. The INLA had objected strongly to the Long Kesh prison authorities placing a suspected agent and loose cannon like Billy Wright and his LVF gang within the same H-Block as the INLA, as a recipe for trouble.

However, for reasons best known to themselves these warnings were ignored by the Northern Ireland Prison Service. Here we have a hoody commemorating the 'UNIVERSITY OF FREEDOM - LONG KESH.

This quality Gildan Ultra forest green hoody has a two colour screen printed image which reads. UNIVERSITY OF FREEDOM LONG KESH EST This new design brings an iconic image a fresh look for the 21st century.

Sizes available are: S - 34"/36" M - 38"/40" L - 42"/44" XL 5/5(1). Long Kesh Concentration Camp (Starry Plough) As Long Kesh opened its gates to let out the internees, the media screamed "Internment Ends".

Biography. O'Hara was born in Bishop Street, Derry, County Londonderry, Northern joined Na Fianna Éireann inand in his brother Sean was interned in Long Kesh.

[1] In lateat the age of 14, he was shot and wounded by a soldier while manning a barricade. The cost of the burning of Long Kesh was estimated at £ million. Then Secretary of State Merlyn Rees reported prisoners and nine warders had been injured in the disturbances.

Republicans disputed the figures claiming the north's three main hospitals had reported treating more than prisoners. Hunger is a remarkable, challenging account of the infamous H blocks of Long Kesh prison in Northern Ireland, the events leading up to the hunger strike and death of Irish Republican Bobby Sands.

However, it is not the hunger strike equivalent to In the Name of the film about the Guildford Four stuck to pretty standard film drama techniques. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the hunger strikes by republican prisoners in the H-Blocks of the British-run Long Kesh prison in Northern Ireland.

These hunger strikes, in which ten men died demanding "political" status, were preceded by hunger strikes in the last part of that ended with the British authorities promising a compromise, only to then betray the prisoners.

- Her Majesty's Prison Maze, previously Long Kesh Detention Centre. It's known colloquially as Maze Prison, The Maze, The H Blocks or Long Kesh and was a prison in Northern Ireland that was used to house paramilitary prisoners during the Troubles from mid to mid See more ideas about Prison, Northern ireland and Maze pins.

Comrade Willie Gallagher from Strabane gives an account of his part played in digging the tunnel for the lads to escape. The tunnel in Cage 5 resembled nothing like what you would see in the movies and was indeed quite narrow in parts which required literally for us to wriggle through in parts.

Looking backContinue reading "The First Mass Escape from Long Kesh". The Maze/Long Kesh programme is the largest site in UK public ownership, with acres ready for redevelopment.

It is twice as large as Belfast's Titanic Quarter and four times the size of London. Anger as new film of IRA hero Bobby Sands screens at Cannes ago this month in the infamous H-Blocks at Long Kesh after 66 days of hunger strike it unless it was a socialist Ireland.

I know. Posted in 21st century republicanism and socialism, éirígí, Economy and workers' resistance, Housing, Irish politics today, Public events - Ireland, Social conditions, twenty-six counties, Workers rights. Comments Off on REITS, the rental crisis and how we fight back: Public meeting in Dundrum, Tuesday, October.

Long Kesh Documents. Search this site. Home. All POW's. Basic Wing Points. Circular Downloads. Ireland: Key To The British Revolution DAVID REED (3) The view of the type of socialist republic as envisaged by a revolutionary Marxist like Connolly, they believe the movement would establish once the Imperialists were removed.

But as we.Inside Man book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Inside Man: Loyalists of Long Kesh - The Untold Story” as Want to Read: was the year of the headline 'Bloody Days'; the worst phase of the Troubles in Northern Ireland - dark days and nights that shaped and changed so many of our lives/5.The Maze Prison / Long Kesh, Belfast.

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