Former Provisional IRA leader Martin McGuinness has shaken hands with Queen Elizabeth II.
After a campaign dominated by fear, the Irish electorate voted 60% to 40% on 1 June to ratify the EU fiscal pact.
Irish workers who occupied their factory after being laid off have won the redundancy payments their millionaire boss initially refused to give them.
The annual conference of the Irish Labour Party, (13-15 April) was the party’s first conference as a party of government in fifteen years, and the conference of a party founded exactly one hundred years ago by, among others, the two great heroes of Irish socialism; James Connolly and James Larkin.
Sinn Fein members on Belfast City Council will be supporting celebrations for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee due to take place in the city in June.
An article by Matt Merrigan in the New York "Shachtmanite" weekly, Labor Action, 19 September 1955, vol.19 no.38. The original title was "Festering Sore: the Partition of Ireland", and it was datelined "Dublin, August 24".
Obituary of Peter Graham, from Workers' Fight (second series) no.1, 14 January 1972.
Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has bowed to pressure and announced a referendum on the European Union’s fiscal treaty.
La Senza workers are occupying one of their company’s stores in Dublin’s Liffey Valley shopping centre as bosses attempt to make workers pay for a downturn in company fortunes.
The Vita Cortex factory in Cork closed on 16th December and the workers refused to leave without the €1.2 million compensation promised in September when Vita Cortex management announced plans to move