Fri, 30 Apr 2021, 18:30
‘The worst sectarian rioting in years has broken out in Northern Ireland and the mainstream media is blaming ‘both sides’. While this might have the appearance of fairness and balance, it misses the deeper causes.’
Irish socialist Kieran Allen looks at the present rioting in the north of Ireland and at it’s historical roots. Kieran will introduce his new book. 32 Counties: The Failure Of Partition And The Case For A United Ireland.
Kieran Allen is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at University College Dublin. His new book is 32 Counties: The Failure of Partition and the Case for a United Ireland. His previous books books include 1916: Ireland’s Revolutionary Tradition (2016) and The Politics of James Connolly (2016)
Partitioning Ireland was an experiment that has lasted a century. Now it is time for it to come to an end