James Connolly in the USA

A new exhibition which has just opened at the Irish Consulate in New York, throws interesting new light on Irish socialist leader James Connolly's years in the United States between 1903 and 1910.   The exhibition follows Connolly through a series of newspaper clippings, posters, pamphlets, photos and his own writings in the Harp, newspaper … Continue reading James Connolly in the USA

Launch of Connolly Book

An exciting new songbook written over a century by James Connolly will be relaunched in Cork next week along with a CD featuring the songs from the book. "Songs of Freedom - the James Conolly Songbook", edited by Mat Callahan with a preface by writer and poet Theo Dorgan and a Foreword by Connolly's grandson … Continue reading Launch of Connolly Book

Simon Cordery’s speech at 2013 Festival

Our thanks to Professor Simon Cordery who has forwarded to us the text of his address to the Spirit of Mother Jones festival 2013. “Mother Jones:  Sinner and Saint” Presentation to the Mother Jones Festival 1 August 2013, Shandon Simon Cordery Department of History Western Illinois University Macomb, Illinois, USA INTRODUCTION Let me begin with … Continue reading Simon Cordery’s speech at 2013 Festival