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Free Download: Issue 2 of An Spréach Magazine

Free Download: Issue 2 of An Spréach Magazine
  Dear reader, As you already know, An Spréach Magazine is a non profit entity. Our singular aim is to be a growing platform for Socialist Republic...

Republican Women: Helena Molony

Republican Women: Helena Molony
Forgotten Women of Republicanism. A new quarterly feature to honour the contribution made by women to the struggle for a workers republic that ofte...

The GAA - Roots in Rebellion

The GAA - Roots in Rebellion
The GAA, which was founded in 1884 in Thurles County Tipperary, is probably the biggest sporting organisation in Ireland. It is also played in othe...

The Rainbow in the Rising: 1916

The Rainbow in the Rising: 1916
From Issue 2 of An Spréach Magazine: Continuing our theme of the unsung heroes of 1916 we turn to focus on the brave volunteers whose sexual identi...

'50' - From Issue 2

'50' - From Issue 2
The second in our series of '50', examining history from five decades ago. Issue Two, which ran from October to December of 2018, covered that same...

Notes for Revolutionaries - From Issue 2

Notes for Revolutionaries - From Issue 2
Capitalism is but a gentlemen’s method of slavery ~ Kwame Nkrumah  Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virt...

Lost in Words - Colum Mac Giolla Bhéin

Lost in Words - Colum Mac Giolla Bhéin
Like Malcolm we didn’t land on the Rock, it landed on usOr to be precise like a tablet of stone it was shovedDown our throatsIt made us chokeUntil ...

Let Us Free Ireland - James Connolly

Let Us Free Ireland - James Connolly
Let us free Ireland! Never mind such base, carnal thoughts as concern work and wages, healthy homes, or lives unclouded by poverty. Let us free Ire...

Stormont Isn't Working

Stormont Isn't Working
The society in which we all should live, or at least aspire to live, is one where all our basic rights are enshrined, we have the freedom to live, ...

Remember Narrow Water and the Bloody Armalite…

Remember Narrow Water and the Bloody Armalite…
In late August of 1979, volunteers of Irish Republican Army South Armagh Brigade ambushed a large British Army convoy with two roadside bombs at Na...

The Marketisation of Education

The Marketisation of Education
When we think of university life and our student years we typically envision an exciting new stage in our lives – free from the stiff regiment of s...

Guerrilla Parliamentarianism– In Defence of Costello’s Vision

Guerrilla Parliamentarianism– In Defence of Costello’s Vision
“I favour guerrilla tactics in parliament, the same as I do in many other respects… And I see no reason why with a few TDs or a few MPs of the righ...