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.
Documents from the CPI, founded in 1933 and reformed as an all-Ireland party in 1970.
A Dublin-based socialist magazine from the early 1980s.
A “co-operative reference work listing over one hundred women who have made a contribution to Irish life and culture over the last century”.
From the New Communist Party in the UK in 1987.
Quaterly publication from the Workers’ Party in the 1980s.
An interactive timeline of Irish Left organisations and parties from 1900 to the present.
For more precise searches, try the following:
Socialist Workers' Party
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.