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This document is an unusual addition to the Archive in that it doesn’t represent a political leaflet or pamphlet but instead is advertising a public meeting held by Independent Left from this year. Independent Left is a Dublin-based party formed in 2019. It was formed by John Lyons, Niamh McDonald and Conor Kostick to contest the 2019 local elections. Lyons, who had previously been elected as a People Before Profit candidate, retained his seat.
The talk, given by Conor Kostick by video conference during the pandemic, is focused on ‘Irelands Greatest General Strike: April 1920’.
These point to new means of engagement, particularly during this period, and the increasing importance of social media in political communication. We intend to host a representative sampling of such meetings held by Independent Left in order to demonstrate further these new forms.