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
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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
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