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
The Czar is dead and the elections are over. The new Czar has issued a manifesto, and Bailie M’Donald is now Lord Provost. The peace of Europe is still maintained, the Nihilists are plotting in silence, and Councillor Waterston has been and gone and done it. A Tory Lord Provost rules over Liberal Edinburgh, and… Continue reading Party Politicians: Noble, Ignoble and Local
The James Connolly Society is a socialist republican organisation based in Edinburgh. The JCS exists to a) promote the life and works of James Connolly in the city of his birth. b) work with others for the establishment of the socialist republic envisaged by Connolly. c) to promote an authentic history of the James Connolly… Continue reading About The JCS