“On 26th November 2022 the Connolly Youth Movement held a commemoration for the 109th anniversary of the Irish Citizen Army. The Irish Citizen Army had made its first debut on the 23rd November 1913 at Fairview Park, and remains a cornerstone of Irish socialist and working-class history, and their vision of an Irish Socialist Republic remains the ambition of the CYM.”
The consequences of American political economy have reached their long-awaited climax. The majority of its inhabitants, left abandoned in the face of an anonymous power structure, have succumbed to widespread social inertia. For most this economic freak show and political mayhem are made intentionally incomprehensible, and so, with clarity abandoned, the much-needed questions and answers are left to drift in the forbidden void now classified as political discourse.
The spectre of a border poll is one of the cornerstones of post-Good Friday Agreement (GFA) politics in Ireland. Every so often a prediction is made that we’ll have one by a certain year; be it 2016, or 2030. We will likely see that trend continue. Socialist-republicans should see past this charade and recognise that … Read more
We would like to offer our deepest and most sincere congratulations on the passing of the Republic of Cuba’s new Family Code. It is a truly inspirational moment to not only those of us here in Ireland, but all our comrades around the world who are striving for a truly humane and dignified future in … Read more
Flooding in Pakistan has left one-third of the country underwater, with 1,200 people dead, and thirty million internally displaced. The country’s climate minister has called it a “climate-induced humanitarian disaster of epic proportions”. Since June, massive flooding in Pakistan, 10 times the normal amount according to the European Space Agency (ESA), has exacarbated the already … Read more
TD Robert Troy, at the centre of a controversy involving his failure to disclose multiple property interests, has resigned from his position at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment. In a story first broken by The Ditch, it was revealed that Troy had failed to disclose the sale of one of his properties to … Read more
On Sunday 21 August, our comrades in the Colectivos de Jóvenes Comunistas, concluded their national camp. The camp brought members of the organisation from across Spain to engage in education, debate, and socialising. The CYM sent the following greetings on the occasion of the camp: “A chairde agus chomráidaithe of the Colectivos de Jóvenes Comunistas, … Read more
Between 26 and 28 June 2022, members of the Connolly Youth Movement took part in the Committee of Europe and North America (CENA) Camp in Madrid, organised by the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY). There we were joined by many other young communists we enjoy fraternal links with through the organisation. The purpose of … Read more