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Emmet O'Connor

Emmet O’Connor is senior lecturer in the School of Arts and Humanities at Ulster University. He is the author of numerous books, including A Labour History of Ireland and Big Jim Larkin: Hero or Wrecker.

The Red in the Green

A century ago, amidst Ireland’s struggle for independence, more than 100 soviets were declared across the country as workers asserted themselves – and demanded an end to capitalism as well as imperial rule.