The Irish Republican Congress (1978)
Book ID: 65547
The Irish Republican Congress. With a preface by the Author. Published by The Cork Workers’ Club, (1978). Pp, 64. Red card wrappers with photo to front and rear covers.
First published in 1934, the booklet sets out the aims of the Irish Republican Congress, a rallying centre for all anti-Imperialist sections of the Irish Nation for a united Republican drive against British power in Ireland.
George Gilmore became an Irish Republican Army leader during the 1920s and 1930s. During his period of influence, Gilmore attempted to shift the IRA to the political left, but alongside Peadar O’Donnell and Frank Ryan he was expelled for his efforts. After leaving the IRA, Gilmore attempted to unite Irish republicanism under the banner of the Republican Congress.
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