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James Connolly  The life and work of James Connolly (1868–1916), Ireland’s Marxist pioneer and martyr.

A history of the communist movement in Ireland  An outline history from the time of the First International (1864) to 1948.

Communists and the Irish Civil War  An article by Charlie McGuire, first published in Scottish Socialist Voice.

“Secret societies, communism, and coal: Life in the Castlecomer Colliery” (part 1)  Podcast of a documentary by Fin Dwyer about the Castlecomer Mine and Quarry Union.

Spanish Anti-Fascist War  An account of the Irish Section of the International Brigade in the Spanish Anti-Fascist War (1936–39).

Communist Party national officers, c. 1966: Andy Barr, Johnny Nolan, Mick O’Riordan, Hughie Moore

Some famous Irish communists

“Remember ’98”  A commemorative history of the stirring events and personalities of the 1798 Rising produced to commemorate its 200th anniversary.

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