The James Connolly Society Welfare Department will be sending political prisoners a specially printed solidarity greeting card this Christmas. You can help us by making a donation to cover the cost of envelopes and stamps. You can also purchase JCS greetings cards. Below is list of political prisoners who we would ask people to send… Continue reading Political Prisoners Christmas Card List
The James Connolly Society’s Welfare Department are delighted to unveil our new logo. Recently relaunched the Welfare Department logo signifies perfectly the JCS’ commitment to campaign for the freedom of political prisoners. December is traditionally prisoners for republicans and this year the JCS is launching a new Christmas card campaign. We want to send specially… Continue reading JCS Welfare Department Christmas Appeal
By Jim Slaven The deal between Alex Salmond and David Cameron on the arrangements for the 2014 constitutional referendum has been widely welcomed. Most commentators have focussed on process issues such as timing, number of questions or votes for sixteen and seventeen year olds but there was also a substantial political battle being waged in the… Continue reading Ireland And The Broader Implications Of Scotlands 2014 Referendum
A selection of photos from yesterday’s emergency national demonstration in support of the residents of Gaza which was held in Edinburgh are now on the James Connolly Society’s Facebook page.
Saturday 17th November Assemble 12noon at Bute House First Minister’s Residence Charlotte Square 12.30pm – March to Scottish Parliament Called by: We are All Hana Shalabi student network & Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign Supported by: Friends of Al Aqsa (Scotland) Edinburgh Uni Students for Justice in Palestine Glasgow Uni Palestine Society Strathclyde Uni Students for Justice in Palestine… Continue reading Emergency Demo For Gaza
This article first appeared at 107 Cowgate. By Ciarán MacAirt There are shining lights for campaigning families that stand as testimony to the courage, industry and will of ordinary people even when pitched against the State and its forces. The Bloody Sunday families and the family of Stephen Lawrence are paradigms. So too are the families of… Continue reading Right Is Might
More photos are available at our Facebook page.
The James Connolly Society is today launching a campaign in support of an all Ireland constitutional referendum in Ireland to be held in 2016. This referendum, initiated in Ireland by the 1916 Societies, would resolve the democratic deficit which currently exists due to the British state’s continued occupation of the six counties. Wales held a… Continue reading Free The People- Let Them Have Their Say
Great news that there is a campaign in Dublin to have a new bridge spanning the Liffey named after James Connolly. The James Connolly Society supports this campaign. Here in Edinburgh the JCS continue to work in support of permanent memorials to Connolly the city of his birth. We are still campaigning for a pathway… Continue reading Dublin Campaign For James Connolly Bridge