In 1912 James Connolly proposed a motion that the Irish Congress of Trade Unions should establish a political wing. The motion, supported by William O’Brien and James Larkin, was passed and led to the formation of the Labour Party.
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The Starry Plough has been an enduring symbol for the Irish labour movement since it was first adopted in 1914.
Our Party Structures
There are a number of Party Sections for members to get involved in. All Party Sections have different areas of focus, ranging from campaigning on issues that impact on women to youth activism.
Party Sections offer members a different way to meet fellow comrades across the country, with regular events, policy formulations, campaigns and social events.