Armed Response Unit Break Up Political Protest in Cork, Ireland

Members of the Connolly Youth Movement had inhabited two buildings, which we dubbed Kent House and Mellows house, the six residents had been living there for over two months. Yesterday, a worker of the maintenance group hired out by the asset management company, O’Dwyer Real Estate Management, appeared on scene demanding that we immediately vacate … Read more

Report on Connolly Barracks

This month marks 11 months of the Connolly Youth Movement’s occupation of a formerly derelict building in Cork City Centre. Throughout this piece I will attempt to illustrate both my own personal affinity with the project and the implications that I believe actions such as this can have on both a regional and national scale. … Read more

The State of Ireland

The Irish state, which can be loosely defined as the combination of the civil service and the revolving elected bodies, was both constrained and buttressed by a number of social features of Irish society in the 20th century. These traditional structures, of Church, of professional guilds, and of rural patronage evoked a complicity in Irish … Read more

International Communist Youth Movements Call For Action For Palestine

Joint Call of Communist Youth Organizations for the Day of common Action and of Solidarity towards the Palestinian People We denounce to the young people, to the peoples of the entire world, the ongoing crime of US-NATO-Israel against the Palestinian people. The US decision to declare Jerusalem as “the capital of Israel” and to relocate … Read more