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.
“A Directory of Autonomous, Non-Hierarchical Groups and Such Like in Britain and Ireland”, from 1998.
By Goretti Horgan for the Socialist Workers’ Party, from 2002.
From the Communist Party of Northern Ireland in 1965.
Policy programme of the Irish Workers Party from 1963.
An interactive timeline of Irish Left organisations and parties from 1900 to the present.
For more precise searches, try the following:
Ógra Shinn Féin
Communist Party of Ireland
Irish Republican Socialist Party
Revolutionary Marxist Group
Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association
The archive welcomes document contributions, either physical or digital copies.
Corrections or improvements to descriptions are also welcome.
To contribute, please contact the Archive
Documents related to the Wood Quay protests of 1978 and 1979, which sought to preserve the Viking site found on the planned site of Dublin Corporation's new offices.
Materials relating to the Hunger Strikes of 1980/1 in the archive.
A collection of documents and articles related to abortion and reproductive rights policy and campaigns from a number of organisations in the archive.
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.