The document collections highlight particular events or subjects that cut across the organisations and publications included in the archive.

1916 Easter Rising: Anniversaries and Commemorations collection

For the centenary of 1916, this collection highlights documents dating from previous anniversaries of the 1916 Rising, giving a view of how 1916 was assessed and commemorated from different perspectives throughout the 20th Century.

Documents: 9

1975: Official Sinn Féin/IRSP Split and Republican Feuds collection

Documents from the period of Republican feuds in 1975 involving the Officials and the newly formed IRSP, and the Provisional IRA.

Documents: 19

Abortion and reproductive rights collection

A collection of documents and articles related to abortion and reproductive rights policy and campaigns from a number of organisations in the archive.

Documents: 24

British Miners' Strike 1984/85 collection

Documents from the 1984/1985 British Miners Strike and support work in Tallaght, Dublin.

Documents: 11

Music in the Irish Left Archive collection

An overview of the music that appears in the archive, including song books and ballad columns in regular publications.

Documents: 12

National Association for Irish Justice First Annual Conference, 1969 collection

Documents from the 1st Annual Conference, National Association for Irish Justice, New York, 1969 – Dr. Frank Gogarty (Chair NICRA), Cathal Goulding (Republican Movement), Moira Martin (London NICRA), Eilish McDermott (People’s Democracy), Vincent MacDowell.

Documents: 8

Remembering 1969 collection

A number of documents relating to the events of 1969, which marked the beginning of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Documents: 21

The Hunger Strikes collection

Materials relating to the Hunger Strikes of 1980/1 in the archive.

Documents: 14

Wood Quay Protests collection

Documents related to the Wood Quay protests of 1978 and 1979, which sought to preserve the Viking site found on the planned site of Dublin Corporation's new offices.

Documents: 11