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Remember Political Prisoners This Christmas

Thank you to everyone who supported the JCS Welfare Departments Christmas appeal. With the support of our members over 300 political prisoners in 8 different countries were sent specially designed Christmas cards. The JCS would like to wish our members a merry Christmas and a happy New Year and urge everyone visiting our website to… Continue reading Remember Political Prisoners This Christmas

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JCS Welfare Department Christmas Appeal

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

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Ireland And The Broader Implications Of Scotlands 2014 Referendum

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 Footsteps Of The Young James Connolly

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

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About The JCS

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