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The story of contemporary Ireland is inseparable from the story of the official republican movement a story told here for the first time from the clash between Catholic nationalist and socialist repu.

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The Lost Revolution

Blicanism in the 1960s and '70s through the Workers' Party's eventual rejection of irredentism A roll call of influential personalities in the fields of politics trade unionism and media many still o. Eye openingA bit densely writtenBut a valuable history

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Perating at the highest levels of Irish public life passed though the ranks of this secretive movement which never achieved its objectives but had a lasting influence on the landscape of Irish politi. This one taught me a lot My knowledge of the Officials was very limited when I started reading other than they ended up splitting in the early 90s and a few other little snippets The book was an interesting rundown of all that the movement did how their positions changed and so on In places it was a bit on the sparse side and the narrative being so strongly divided between North and South was a little disorienting Nonetheless a good read And of course it s always fun to see names you recognize from today like say Gil Rabitte De Rossa and so on being so stridently socialist2015 Reread Still very interesting Lots of parallels between then and now interestingly


9 thoughts on “The Lost Revolution

  1. says:

    fucking great read

  2. says:

    A fascinating read full of frankly jaw dropping stories about some of the major figures of left wing politics in Ireland today I really didn't know much about the history of Sinn Fein and the IRA so a lot of this book was revelatory The turn to Marxism the rejection of nationalism the Provo split Charles Haughey's role in that split and the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union all of the major points in the dev

  3. says:

    I love all history on the IRA and revolutionary struggle in Ireland against British Imperialism However this book could and should have been shorter The author and editors seem to have no clue how to present information in a concis

  4. says:

    As far as I can tell thorough and balanced

  5. says:

    Eye openingA bit densely writtenBut a valuable history

  6. says:

    In 1975 the Official IRA and Sinn Féin had a bright future They had broken with reactionary Catholic nationalis

  7. says:

    Absolutely fascinating read that describes an Ireland that is almost totally unrecognisable now one where a republican group associated with t

  8. says:

    This one taught me a lot My knowledge of the Officials was very limited when I started reading other than they ended up splitting in the early 90s and a few other little snippets The book was an interesting rundown of all that the movement did how their positions changed and so on In places it was a bit on the sparse side

  9. says:

    extremely interesting and absorbing in places The story of how the Official IRA managed to transform itself from a nationalist paramilitary into a communist party In the process subverts uite a few myths about Ireland It only really covers the time span until the split between Democratic Left and Workers' Party though so t