Years Active:1959
  Documents in Archive:2
  International Affiliation:World Socialist Movement (1959)
  Precursor:Socialist Party of Ireland [1949]
  Other Related Organisation: Socialist Party of Great Britain
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The World Socialist Party (WSP) was the successor to the Socialist Party of Ireland (1940s) and linked to the World Socialist Movement, of which a fraternal organisation is the Socialist Party of Great Britain (SPGB). The WSP name was adopted in 1959.

Richard Montague contested the Northern Ireland Parliament elections for the party in 1962.

The party continued, with close links to the SPGB, at least until the late 1980s, when they published Socialist View magazine.

Socialist Standard, the journal of the SPGB, continues to list contacts in Newtownabbey and Cork, though their presence in Ireland appears to be nominal.


WikipediaWorld Socialist Party (Ireland) 


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A list of known publications from World Socialist Party, including those not represented in the Irish Left Archive collection.

Socialist View [WSP]19861991 c.World Socialist Party
W.S.P. Bulletin1970 c.World Socialist Party


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