The 2013 James Connolly Commemoration held on June 8th at Connolly’s birthplace in Edinburgh. Organised by The James Connolly Society Scotland and the 1916 Societies.
The James Connolly Society Scotland are now formally affiliated with the 1916 Societies. This decision was taken after the most extensive members consultation in JCS history. Our affiliation has now been ratified by the 1916 Societies Officer Board and Coiste. The James Connolly Society looks forward to playing a full and positive part in the continued… Continue reading JCS Affiliates With 1916 Societies
Statement issued by JCS committee on death of Dolours Price The James Connolly Society is sad to hear of the death of Dolours Price. A committed republican Dolours Price sacrificed much in the struggle for national liberation. During her imprisonment Dolours Price endured a hunger strike which involved over 200 days of force feeding by… Continue reading Death of Dolours Price
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
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 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
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
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