Imagining the End of Empire in Ireland and Algeria



Ireland might not be the first country that comes to mind when thinking about the Algerian Revolution and internationalism. Yet, as Dónal Hassett argues in this text, the Irish Revolution was an inspiration and example for many FLN strategists. In the recent past, it has been the Algerian struggle that has inspired some of those in the North of Ireland who continue to fight towards the end of the empire.

This text is part of The Funambulist 42 (July-August 2022) Algerian Independence and Global Revolution 1962-2022. It will be available for reading to all subscribers on July 4, 2022.

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Title page of Nidal Irlanda (Ireland’s Struggle) by Ahmad Tawfiq Al-Madani (1923).