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57th anniversary of the opening of Operation Harvest.

category international | anti-capitalism | opinion/analysis author Wednesday January 08, 2014 20:18author by via Jim Lane - Irish Republican & Marxist History Project Report this post to the editors

A memoir of the 1950's and 1960's in the Irish Republican and Socialist Republican Movements.

A memoir of the 1950's and 1960's in the Irish Republican and Socialist Republican Movements.
The following documentary deals with events that occcured in the West Tyrone area, and in North Antrim, at the time of the opening of Operation Harvest in December 12th, 1956. Also there is an account of the help given by Donegal man Peader O'Donnell to the IRA campaign in 1958. His harbouring of leading IRA figures and his attempt to procure arms for the IRA at that time are touched on. All this, and much more.

For it, link to : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45i1FgDBE3M

The second documentary deals with the accidental death by explosion of IRA Volunteer Desmond Swanton in Cork in 1963. This is followed by the Irish Revolutionary Forces (Cork) publication An Phoblacht struggle to prevent the takeover of the Republican Movement by the Moscow-line Communist Parties in Ireland. Also, the organisation of the anti-Vietnam War Campaign in Cork is dealt with. This is followed by an account of events that led up to the split in the Republican Movement in the late 60's and early 70's.

For it, link to : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpxxpTI-bL8

Also link to : http://cedarlounge.wordpress.com/?s=miscellaneous+notes...go%21 and read a 30-page account of much that appears in the above two filmed documentaries.

Related Link: http://www.facebook.com/IrishRepublicanMarxistHistoryPr...oject

Caption: Jim Lane Socialist Republican and Revolutionary (Part Two)

Caption: Jim Lane Socialist Republican and Revolutionary (Part One)

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