The James Connolly Society is supporting Benat Atorrasagasti, a Basque political prisoner currently being held in Saughton Prison in Edinburgh. Benat has lived openly in Scotland for many years and is now facing European extradition warrants from Spain and France. The JCS have been involved in solidarity work with the Basque Country for many years. In… Continue reading JCS Supports Basque Political Prisoner in Scotland
The James Connolly Society has received various requests for interviews and quotes regarding recent events. Our position is outlined in the following article which appeared first on 107 Cowgate. On Meeting Monarchy by Jim Slaven
Wreath Laying ceremony at James Connolly’s plaque in Edinburgh’s Cowgate. Photos to follow.
Here it is a piece of social history, the best song ever written and the James Connolly Society’s anthem The Footsteps Of The Young James Connolly. This song was written by Gerry Mulvenna during his time living in Edinburgh as a student in the late eighties. Edinburgh based folk duo Patsy Mack, Bobby Nicholson and… Continue reading The Footsteps Of The Young James Connolly
Tomorrow sees the first ever James Connolly Cup 5-a-side tournament in Edinburgh. Teams from across Scotland will compete for the silverware. Following the football this years James Connolly wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Connolly plaque at 2.30pm. The events will round off with a fundraiser for the Connolly Foundation’s statue appeal. And… Continue reading James Connolly Day
Statement from James Connolly Society Following a lengthy investigation, and after briefing our activists, the James Connolly Society would like to put the following information into the public domain. We have made this decision in the interests of transparency and also to alert the wider community to this ongoing campaign against republicanism in Scotland. Over… Continue reading JCS Condemns State’s Attempts To Raise Tensions