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2017 Christmas Appeal For International Political Prisoners

The James Connolly Society Welfare Department will again be sending solidarity cards to political prisoners throughout the world this Christmas. Last year we sent out over 2000 cards to political prisoners.. Each A5 card is inscribed with the message: Revolutionary Greetings from the James Connolly Society. JCS Greeting cards being sent to political prisoners with your… Continue reading 2017 Christmas Appeal For International Political Prisoners

Edinburgh · Ireland · James Connolly · James Connolly Society · Scotland

Police Scotland Attempts To Stop 30th Annual Connolly Commemoration ‘Will Fail’

Last week the James Connolly Society received an email from Edinburgh City Council stating that Police Scotland wanted us to move our 30th annual James Connolly commemoration because they were organising a flute band parade with the Glasgow Celtic Commemorative Committee and the West of Scotland Flute Bands Association on the same day. Of course… Continue reading Police Scotland Attempts To Stop 30th Annual Connolly Commemoration ‘Will Fail’

Edinburgh · Ireland · James Connolly · James Connolly Society · Republicanism · Scotland · Socialism

2015 International Political Prisoners Christmas Appeal

The James Connolly Society Welfare Department will again be sending solidarity cards to political prisoners throughout the world this Christmas. Last year we sent out over 1000 cards to political prisoners in many countries including Ireland, the United States, the Basque Country, Palestine. Each A5 card is inscribed with the message: Revolutionary Greetings from the James… Continue reading 2015 International Political Prisoners Christmas Appeal

Edinburgh · James Connolly · James Connolly Society · Republicanism · Scotland

JCS Statement on 29th Annual James Connolly Commemoration

The 29th annual James Connolly commemoration will be held in Edinburgh’s Cowgate on Saturday 6th June at 1pm. This event is held on the same weekend (the nearest Saturday to Connolly’s birth in the city) every year. The commemoration takes the form of a wreath laying ceremony with non-party political speakers and live music. The… Continue reading JCS Statement on 29th Annual James Connolly Commemoration

Ireland · James Connolly · James Connolly Society · Republicanism · Scotland · Socialism

JCS Christmas Appeal For Political Prisoners

The James Connolly Society Welfare Department will again be sending solidarity cards to political prisoners throughout the world this Christmas. In 2012 we sent out over 1000 cards to political prisoners in many countries including Ireland, the United States, the Basque Country, Palestine. Each A5 card is inscribed with the message: Revolutionary Greetings from the… Continue reading JCS Christmas Appeal For Political Prisoners

Edinburgh · Ireland · James Connolly · James Connolly Society · Republicanism · Scotland · Socialism

Happy Birthday James Connolly

Happy Birthday James Connolly. There can be no better day to launch our Let Us Rise Social History Project than on Connolly’s birthday. Our social history project, Let Us Rise, aims to raise awareness and advance understanding of the history of Edinburgh’s Little Ireland and the place of the James Connolly Society within that community.… Continue reading Happy Birthday James Connolly