The Irish Left Archive is an online archive of materials relating to Irish left politics, freely accessible and easily downloadable and reproducible.
It was initiated by the Cedar Lounge Revolution.
‘Why Ireland Shouldn’t Join’. From the Wolfe Tone Society (& Sinn Féin) in 1967.
The first part of our overview.
Part two of our overview.
Documents from previous anniversaries and commemorations of the 1916 Rising.
A timeline of Irish Left organisations and parties from 1900 to the present.
For more precise searches, try the following:
Irish Congress of Trade Unions
Clann na hÉireann
League of Communist Republicans
Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement
Working Class Action
Document contributions from all sources are welcome.
Among the organisations for which the archive has no documents are:
For the centenary of 1916, this collection highlights documents dating from previous anniversaries of the 1916 Rising, giving a view of how 1916 was assessed and commemorated from different perspectives throughout the 20th Century.
Documents from the period of Republican feuds in 1975 involving the Officials and the newly formed IRSP, and the Provisional IRA.
A number of documents relating to the events of 1969, which marked the beginning of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.