Sinn Féin Trade Union Dept

James Connolly (1868-1916) foregrounds Dublin’s Liberty Hall, headquarters of the ITGWU and the ICA (Irish Citizen Army) during WWI and the Rising, flying a banner reading “We serve neither king nor kaiser but Ireland.” The building was destroyed during the Rising. The quote, “The cause of Labour is the cause of Ireland, the cause of Ireland is the cause of Labour.” is from an 1916 article by Connolly, ‘The Irish Flag‘. “For a Democratic Socialist Republic.” Rockmount Street, Belfast.

M03108

Copyright © 2006 Peter Moloney

One thought on “Sinn Féin Trade Union Dept

Leave a reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.