[Marxism] New IRA and socialist-republicanism in twenty-first century Ireland

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 19:30:32 MDT 2012

At the end of July, several different republican military currents came
together, following a period of co-operation and months of discussions.
The currents involved are the Real IRA, the Derry-based Republican Action
Against Drugs, and independent groups of armed republicans.  The merged
organisation has adopted the name Irish Republican Army, picking up the
baton abandoned by the Provisionals.  The New IRA promises to wage armed
struggle against the British state, including its six-county component,
until the British government is forced to the negotiating table and agrees
a schedule for withdrawal from Ireland. The organisation announced its
formation in a statement shown to. . .

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