Politics

Joe Deasy: A Life on the Left – An Extract

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The following is a short extract from the recently published biography of political activist and former Labour Party Councillor Joe Deasy by Brian Kenny, published in association with the Hugh Geraghty-Crumlin, Drimnagh, Walkinstown Branch of…

 
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THE BUDGET: A RESPONSE FROM THE AUDIENCE, 10 DECEMBER 2009

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Below are recordings of some of the comments and questions that came from the audience at Thursday’s meeting on the budget (see below or here). Those making comments include Paul Dillon (Labour Party), Tom Redmond…

 
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THE BUDGET: A RESPONSE FROM THE LEFT, 10 DECEMBER 2009

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Below are recordings of the principal speakers at the CPI meeting on the Budget, which took place in the Merrigan Hall, Abbey Street, on Thursday. The speakers were Michael Taft, Cian O’Callaghan, Cathleen O´Neill, Eoin…

 
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Lights of the City

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It’s 2pm on a Sunday afternoon and I’m standing in the Croppies’ Acre in Dublin. Down the street the SWP are holding a conference in the Ashling hotel where Wittgenstein stayed in ‘48 after he…

 
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Joe Deasy: Irish Marxist

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The following clip is from an interview with Joe Deasy, who was born in 1922 and who met and worked with Jim Larkin Snr in the 1940s. Both were Labour councillors on Dublin Corporation. Joe…

 
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