#Jacobin1916 Launch 19.03.2016

On Saturday, March 19th 2016, an Irish edition of Jacobin Magazine will be launched in Liberty Hall, Dublin. The issue will explore Ireland’s revolutionary period from a socialist perspective, looking at the role played by workers and women who challenged the social order. To launch the magazine, in association with SIPTU, Jacobin presents the Workers’ Republic conference, a day of radical performance, music and discussion.

National Launch – #Jacobin1916, 12.00 Saturday, March 19th 2016, Liberty Hall, Eden Quay, Dublin.

12:00 – Registration & Stalls
Make sure to arrive early to pick up your copy. Plus, stalls with books, posters and artwork

13:00 – 13:45 Why #Jacobin1916
Stephen Rea, Actor
Bhaskar Sunkara, Jacobin Editor
Karan Casey, Singer (by video)
Jer O’Leary, James Connolly speech

14:00 – 15:30 Ireland’s Revolution
Chair: Tish Gibbons, SIPTU
Padraig Yeates, SIPTU
Niamh Puirseil, Historian
Brian Hanley, Historian
Donal Fallon, Come Here to Me
Sara O’Rourke, Activist
Sarah-Anne Buckley, NUIG

16:00 – 17:00 Art of Rebellion
Terry Moylan, Music Historian
Music and performance

17:15 – 19:15 The Republic in the 21st Century
Chair: Ethel Buckley, SIPTU
Bernadette Devlin-McAliskey, Former MP
Robert Ballagh, Artist
Lynn Ruane, TCDSU President
Dan Finn, New Left Review, Brian Hanley, Historian
Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington, Feminist campaigner”

Annual subscriptions on offer at €29.99 including p&p at bit.ly/Jacobin1916.

#Jacobin1916

Follow up events:

“BELFAST LAUNCH
March 21st, 7pm, The Black Box
Event -> bit.ly/BelfastJacobin

Chair: Seán Byers, Trademark
Cllr. Gerry Carroll, People Before Profit
Kerry Fleck, Communist Party
Tommy McKearney, former hunger striker
Bhaskar Sunkara, Editor, Jacobin Magazine

CORK LAUNCH
March 23rd, 7pm, the Roundy
Event -> bit.ly/JacobinCork

Duncan Casey, Munster rugby player
Representative from Cork Feminista
Donnchadh O Laoghaire TD, Sinn Féin
Ciara Leonardi Roche, Anti-Austerity Alliance
Bhaskar Sunkara, Jacobin Editor

DUBLIN SOCIAL
March 26th, Saturday, Jigsaw, 7pm
Event -> bit.ly/JacobinParty

Event managed by the Jacobin Reading Group

Readings from 8/8.30pm
Music & dancing til late with DJ Dan Lambert
Prize for the Best Enda Impression

Readings/Performers:

Ciara Mary-Alice Thompson
Free Ireland
James Moran
Niamh Beirne
Roisin Kiberd
Bhaskar Sunkara
Sally Rooney
Sarah Taaffe Maguire”

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