18 April 2014
Irish republicans use Easter week as an opportunity to commemorate and remember our patriot dead. It is also an occasion to reflect upon the legacy of Easter 1916 and how that should inform our vision for the future. Free article
30 September 2011
Seo chugainn Poblacht Nua
TÁ 2016 ag teannadh linn go tapaidh agus tá sé níos tráthúla ná ariamh go mbeadh muid mar náisiún ag féachaint siar ar an áit as a dtáinig muid agus ag féachaint chun cinn chomh maith ar an áit ar mhaith linn a bheith mar thír nuair a bheidh comóradh céad bliain an Éirí Amach dhá chomóradh againn.
Is chun díriú ar na ceisteanna seo atá Sinn Féin ag eagrú... Free article
30 September 2011
THE British Ministry of Defence’s offer of compensation to the 14 defenceless civil rights marchers gunned down and the dozens injured by the elite Parachute Regiment on Bloody Sunday in Derry in 1972 has been rejected by some of the relatives.
Thirteen unarmed protesters died after being shot by soldiers of the British Army’s 1 Para regiment in the Bogside area of Derry on... Free article
27 September 2011
AIB bank’s weekend plea to the Fine Gael/Labour Government to set aside its half-a-million salary ceiling for bank chiefs should be rejected outright, Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams TD told the Taoiseach in the Dáil on Tuesday.
Enda Kenny said he wants to hear from Finance Minister Michael Noonan his view on the case being put forward by AIB.
The Sinn Féin president said:
The AIB... Free article
20 September 2011
SIX leading Irish sporting stars have lent their support to the MV Saoirse, the Irish ship sabotaged in the western Turkish port of Gocek in late June as it was preparing to sail for Gaza with Freedom Flotilla 2. Most of the other ships in the flotilla were stranded in Greece when that country's government, under pressure from Israel, refused to allow them to sail for Gaza to... Free article
17 September 2011
16 September 2011
15 September 2011
ROY GREENSLADE is Professor of Journalism at City University and was editor of the Daily Mirror from 1990-91. He wrote this piece on his daily blog on Britain's The Guardian media site after being at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Belfast last weekend.
I DOUBT that many of you have ever heard of the Reverend David Latimer, a Presbyterian minister and former British Army... Free article
14 September 2011
THE news that the Fine Gael/Labour Party Government is to sell off part of the taxpayers’ stake in the ESB will be “a disaster for consumers and ESB workers”, Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris said.
Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte made the announcement in response to a question tabled by Deputy Ferris.
Deputy Ferris said:
Any sale of... Free article
14 September 2011
HOSE of a cynical disposition are inclined to look askance at the notion that the Dublin v Kerry All-Ireland Final represents something unique in the history of Gaelic football. The word ‘traditional’ is much used in that context.
Well, as I have said before, I only hope that there is not a traditional outcome. The facts of the matter are that Dublin and Kerry have met in eight... Free article
11 September 2011
REVOLUTIONARY TECHNOLOGY OR RIOTOUS DANGER?
BY SORCHA BERRY
IT’S 1992 in Los Angeles, April to be precise, and a jury has just acquitted three white and one Hispanic Los Angeles Police officers of charges related to beating up a black motorist called Rodney King.
Despite video footage of the four men violently assaulting King, the prosecution’s case fell through, sparking riots... Free article
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2014 – A YEAR OF CHANGE
Sinn Féin is in government in the North and is a major political party in the Dáil and in local government across this island.
We are the only all-Ireland political party and with each passing day our membership is increasing, our organisational capacity is improving, and we are presenting realistic alternative policies to meet the needs of 21st century Ireland.
On May 22nd and May 23rd, more than 350 men and women will be standing for Sinn Féin in the European and local government elections, north and south.
For those who reject austerity and want a different future, a better future; who want hope for themselves and for their families; who want jobs and prosperity; and who want a real republic on this island – Sinn Féin is that future.
Make 2014 a year of change.
If you want a new future – a New Republic – help Sinn Féin in our fundraising efforts by contributing to our election campaign.
Thank you for whatever you can afford.
Lánaigí libh agus beirigí bua!
Gerry Adams TD
Fascinating insights into
Irish revolutionary history
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Every week over the next two years, An Phoblacht is making all the editions of The Irish Volunteer – the newspaper of the Irish Volunteer movement – available online exactly 100 years after they were first published
The Irish Volunteer — tOglác na hÉireann was first published on 7 February 1914 and every week until 22 April 1916, just days before the Easter Rising.
Acting as the official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers it outlined the political views of the leadership and reported on the and important events, such as the Howth Gun Running of 1914.
Included in its pages alongside political opinions and news reports are various advertisements for such items as revolvers, bandoliers and military uniforms from stockists across Ireland.
You can now read these fascinating insights into Irish revolutionary history with an online subscription to An Phoblacht for just €10 per year. This includes a digital copy of each new edition of the paper and Iris magazine, access to our digitised historic archives as well as copies of The Irish Volunteer.
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