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#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


Follow up events:

March 21st, 7pm, The Black Box
Event ->

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

March 23rd, 7pm, the Roundy
Event ->

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

March 26th, Saturday, Jigsaw, 7pm
Event ->

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


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

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