AP front July 2017 200dpi

‘A new Ireland had arisen’ – Thomas Ashe

3 July 2017

RECENT efforts by political opponents to denigrate Sinn Féin's principle of abstention from the Westminster parliament have been both politically and historically ignorant. Parties such as Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael – which claim succession from pre-Treaty Sinn Féin – totally ignore the very basis of that movement. Free article

William Partridge

3 July 2017

THE most prominent leader of the Dublin workers after Jim Larkin and James Connolly during the Great Lockout of 1913 was William Patrick Partridge. Free article

Twists and turns of the Border and the US in the Rising

3 July 2017

Bombs, Bullets and the Border – Policing Ireland’s Frontier and Ireland’s Allies: America and the 1916 Easter Rising Free article

The return of Con(vict) 12

1 June 2017

BY JUNE 1917, the most senior woman officer of the Irish Republican Army in 1916, Constance Gore Booth, Countess Markievicz, known to close friends and family as “Con”, had been in British custody for over a year. Free article

Partition and the South Longford by-election

2 May 2017

The South Longford by-election of May 1917 is principally remembered as one in which a republican prisoner was elected on the slogan “Put him in to get him out” but equally important in achieving a republican victory at the polls was the renewed threat by the British Government to partition Ireland. Free article

The first Easter Rising commemoration

3 April 2017

THE FIRST commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising was held in Dublin at Easter 1917 and was an act of defiance of British military rule. Free article

Book Reviews: Roots of the Rising leaders and A book for men and women

13 March 2017

Seven Signatories: Tracing the Family Histories of the Men Who Signed the Proclamation and Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922 Free article

Ireland’s forgotten politician

16 January 2017

A committee member for the Gaelic League, he worked behind the scenes for Sinn Féin Free article

Fr Michael O’Flanagan and the Roscommon by-election

16 January 2017

BY JANUARY 1917, many of the hundreds of Irish political prisoners interned in Fron Goch Camp in north Wales had been released. But many were still imprisoned in England. Others, like Count Plunkett, were legally excluded from Ireland. Free article

Champion of underdogs of the world and Ten views of Ernie O’Malley

16 January 2017

Michael Davitt: After the Land League, 1882 -1906 and Modern Ireland and Revolution: Ernie O’Malley in Context Free article

Page 1 of 28

Irish Vols Ad March 2014

Fascinating insights into

Irish revolutionary history now online

Every week over the next two years, An Phoblacht is making all the editions of The Irish Volunteer – the newspaper of the Irish Volunteer movement – available online exactly 100 years after they were first published

The Irish Volunteer — tOglách na hÉireann was first published on 7 February 1914 and every week until 22 April 1916, just days before the Easter Rising.

Acting as the official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers it outlined the political views of the leadership and reported on the and important events, such as the Howth Gun Running of 1914.

Included in its pages alongside political opinions and news reports are various advertisements for such items as revolvers, bandoliers and military uniforms from stockists across Ireland.

You can now read these fascinating insights into Irish revolutionary history with an online subscription to An Phoblacht for just €10 per year. This includes a digital copy of each new edition of the paper and Iris magazine, access to our digitised historic archives as well as copies of The Irish Volunteer.


An Phoblacht
44 Parnell Sq.
Dublin 1
Ireland
SSL

Powered by Phoenix Media Group