Beinn Irbhinn (anglicised: Ben Irvine) is a Scottish socialist, originally from Greenock. He is known in Greenock for his activity while a member of the SSP, where he campaigned for the socialist case for Scottish independence, as well as being vocal on issues such as fuel poverty in Inverclyde and strongly opposing Inverclyde Council’s insidious cuts to local jobs and services. During this time he was also the host of a local radio show “The Voice of Scottish Socialism”, on the now defunct Inverclyde Radio.
In the last few years Beinn has “gone international”. He has been working in the former Soviet Union, mostly in Russia but also spending time in some of the other countries in the region. While over there Beinn has been active with various left wing groups, including communist and socialist parties.
You can read more from Beinn on his blog