William Walker: An Active and Worthy Life

William Walker: Social Activist & Belfast Labourist 1870-1918 By Mike Mecham Published by Umiskin Press 2019 Unity of the Protestant and Catholic working class in pursuit of a Workers’ Republic is a long-held aspiration of socialists and Republicans. Larkin, in 1907, mobilised the Belfast dockers and carters across the sectarian divide in a strike for …

The Ghostly Hurlers of Halloween

It is a night for the pub. It might even be truer to say that the pub is made for a night such as this. It is a Friday night at the back end of October and the sky is as black as a Parish Priest’s car. A bleak, winterish gale drives sheets of heaving …

Where can you buy ‘Forgotten Revolution’ [The Centenary Edition]?

The biggest difficulty facing the writer of a self-published book is to get it stocked in shops so that potential readers can see it and buy it. Mainstream publishers have networks that do that for them, and quickly. For me, it’s the donkey work of contacting shops directly myself and either delivering or posting books …

Where can you currently buy ‘Forgotten Revolution’?

Recommended Retail  Price: €15 More shops being added each week Belfast: Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, 216 Falls Road anceathrupoili.com Dublin: Connolly Books, Essex Street (signed copies) https://www.connollybooks.org/ Alan Hanna’s Bookshop, Lower Rathmines Road https://www.alanhannas.com/default.asp Sinn Féin Bookshop, 58 Parnell Square (signed copies) https://www.sinnfeinbookshop.com/ Waterford: Waterford Book Centre (signed copies) https://www.thebookcentre.ie/ Limerick: O’Mahony’s Bookshop, 120 O’Connell …

‘Forgotten Revolution’ – ‘A great achievement and an important book.’ – Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter

‘Congratulations on ‘Forgotten Revolution’… It is a great achievement and an important book.’ - Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Full Professor of Modern Irish History, University College Dublin. 'A wonderful book' - Myles Dungan, 'The History Show', RTÉ ‘This would make a great addition to other publications on Ireland’s revolutionary past, especially for topics outside Dublin’ – An Cosantóir, …

‘Forgotten Revolution’ now available on Amazon

Available now from Amazon in Paperback and Kindle. ‘Forgotten Revolution [The Centenary Edition] The Limerick Soviet 1919’. A defining account of the workers’ role in the War of Independence from 1916 to 1921, including the stirring events of the Limerick Soviet 1919. Promo Video  Paperback Kindle The National Launch is in Limerick City Library 29 …