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October 1917 – The rebirth of Sinn Féin

2 October 2017

DUBLIN’S Mansion House, Teach an Ardmhéara, has been the scene of many historic meetings. One of the most important was the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis of 1917 which adopted a republican constitution for the first time. Free article

In the shadows of heroes and Capital conflict

2 October 2017

Sisters of the Revolutionaries: The Story of Margaret and Mary Brigid Pearse and The Dublin Lockout 1913: New Perspectives on Class War & Its Legacy Free article

Civil War capital reading and Unionist mask slips

4 September 2017

The Civil War In Dublin: The Fight For The Irish Capital 1922 - 1924 and UVF – Behind The Mask Free article

The First Hunger Striker

1 August 2017

THE first Irishman to die on hunger strike was Thomas Ashe, who died at the age of 32 on 25 September 1917 as a result of being forcibly fed in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin. Free article

Book Reviews

1 August 2017

Life After Life and Proclamation of the Irish Republic, 1916: The Title Deed of Irish Republicanism Free article

‘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

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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.


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