Century of Endeavour
Some Political Sources
(c) Roy Johnston 2003
The Desmond Greaves Diaries (Excerpts)Volumes 7, 8, 9 (1945 to 1950); the TCD Student Left.
Volumes 10, 11, 12, 13 (1951 to 1960); the Irish Workers' League.
Volumes 18, 19 (July 1966 to December 1967); the Left and the Republicans.
Volumes 19(contd), 20, 21, 22 (1968 to 1970); the Northern Crisis.
Volumes 22(contd), 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 (1971 to 1975); the EEC, the Provisionals, the Bill of Rights.
Volumes 27(contd), 28, 29, 30 (1976 to 1980); Provisionals, tensions in aspirant-left politics.
Volumes 30(contd) up to 38 (1981 to August 1988); the ITGWU, the Pearse Foundation, poetry, Strasbourg, Bernal, the decline of the USSR, the sad end.
The WTS RecordsThe Wolfe Tone archive from January 1963 to December 1970
The Wolfe Tone archive from 1971 to 1978
There were papers arising from the 1972 WRS conference in Carrickmacross, published in the Crane Bag, by RJ on various progressive Utopias and by CDG on England's responsibility for the Irish crisis. There was also a paper in 1978 published by RJ on The Problem of Democratic Unity in the Ripening of Time.
Other Republican SourcesSinn Fein Minutes from 1960 to 1966.
The outcome of the 1965 Special Conference of republicans was in the form of an agenda for the 1965 Sinn Fein Ard Fheis.
We also have the January 1966 Garland 'captured document' which relates to an Army Council meeting about then.
Sinn Fein Minutes in 1967 and up to November 1968.
Sinn Fein Minutes from November 1968 to end of 1969.
There is available a version of the 1969 Garland Commission Report.
Sinn Fein Minutes in 1970.
Sinn Fein Minutes for 1971.
We continue with Nuacht Naisiunta; here we have abstracted the issues from January 1971 to March 1972.
Tomas Mac Giolla, at Carrickmore in July 1972, overviewed the situation after the 'official IRA' had called a ceasefire.
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