Republican Socialist Collective
The RSC formed the political arm of the Irish People's Liberation Organisation, a splinter group of the Irish National Liberation Army, under the leadership of Jimmy Brown. Ideologically the group endorsed a militant brand of revolutionary socialism.
Although the party did not take part in any elections it did organise a number of public meetings and debates in Belfast and Newry. It was disestablished in 1992 when the Provisional IRA eliminated the IPLO whilst Brown was killed by a rival faction within the IPLO.
The group also published a quarterly newspaper called the 'Socialist Republican'.
- Irish Nationalist & Irish Republican political groups
- Peter Barberis, John McHugh, Mike Tyldesley, Encyclopedia of British and Irish political organizations: parties, groups and movements of the 20th century, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2000, p. 247
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