Listed below are other archive sites related to the Irish left or Irish politics.

If you know of another archive that should be listed here, let us know.


CAIN Web Service - Conflict and Politics in Northern Ireland

The CAIN (Conflict Archive on the Internet) Web site contains information and source material on 'the Troubles' and politics in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the present. There is also some material on society in the region. CAIN is located in the University of Ulster and is part of INCORE and ARK.

Come Here to Me

“Dublin life & culture” blog. Includes a number of historical images and posters.

Cork LGBT Archive

The Cork LGBT Archive, created by Orla Egan, brings together a wide range of documentation and media in relation to the history and development of the Cork LGBT community. A key source of materials is the Arthur Leahy Collection, a personal collection gathered since the 1970s.

DIT Special Collections

A collection from the Dublin Institute of Technology, which includes materials from Official Sinn Féin, The Workers’ Party and Democratic Left.

Divided Society

An archive of digitised material from the Linen Hall Library’s political collection, with a wide range of material from Northern Ireland.

Ireland and the Spanish Civil War

A website which archives several materials related to the Irish contribution to the International Brigade during the Spanish civil war, as well as original research by Ciarán Crossey,

Irish Anarchist History

Irish Anarchist History aims to build an online archive of magazines, pamphlets, papers and books from and about anarchist organisations in Ireland, from their early beginnings in the 1880s through to today.

Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class

The Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class was founded in 2014 at the Moore Institute, NUI Galway, to encourage research in the area of Irish labour and class history and its academic promotion.

Irish Election Literature

This site hosts a large collection of Irish election material and material from referenda and other campaigns.

Irish Election Manifesto Archive

A collection of Irish election manifestos in PDF format.

Irish Labour History Society

The Irish Labour History Society aims to preserve the records and reminiscences, written and oral, of the Irish working class and its organisations. Society membership is composed of individuals, labour-related organisations, academic institutions, libraries and archival bodies. The Society frequently organizes conferences and events and also issues publications on Irish labour, including its annual journal Saothar.

Irish Republican Marxist History Project

This blog aims to archive Republican and Marxist history in Ireland. It contains a number of documents, first-hand accounts and interviews relating to the Irish Left.

Limerick City Library Local Studies Collection

Contains digital archives of a number of journals, including Limerick Socialist, The Bottom Dog and papers relating to Jim Kemmy.

Oakland Museum of California: Political Posters

The Oakland Museum of California political posters collection, containing a number of posters relating to Ireland.

RTÉ Archives

A general archive of video, audio and images from RTÉ, which includes a wide number of historical political events.

Organisation, Publication or Subject Specific

An Caorthann - Irish Green Magazine Archive

An archive of the Green Party’s An Caorthann (The Rowan Tree) magazine. From the website: “An Caorthann (The Rowan Tree) [was] a quarterly magazine of information and discussion for the Irish Green Party / Comhaontas Glas and the wider green and alternative movement. “

Connolly Association Archive

A complete digital archive of the Connolly Association newspaper, initally titled Irish Freedom and subsequently Irish Democrat, from 1939 to the present day.

Marxism Today Archive

Issues of Marxism Today (the journal of the CPGB) from 1977 to its cessation in 1991.

Red Action Archive

Archive of the eponymous publication of the UK Red Action group.

Socialist Standard archive

Archive of the Socialist Party of Great Britain’s journal, Socialist Standard, which has been published since 1904.