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Death of Ian Paisley Snr – 'Once political opponents, I have lost a friend,' says Martin McGuinness

12 September 2014

Former First Minister and Peter Robinson’s predecessor as leader of Democratic Unionist Party passes away at age of 88 Free article

Power of Scotland

6 February 2012

THE SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM | A QUESTION OF FREEDOM

BY MARY STEPHENS IN GLASGOW

Alex Salmond, SNP leader

THE issue of a referendum over Scottish independence has fired a debate not just the length and breadth of Scotland but right through the Westminster Parliament and beyond.

The prospect of a poll follows the Scottish Parliament elections in 2011, which saw... Free article

Stephen Lawrence and Robert Hamill cases - Getting away with murder?

6 February 2012

INSTITUTIONAL RACISM IN LONDON’S METROPLITAN POLICE | INSTITUTIONAL SECTARIANISM IN THE ROYAL ULSTER CONSTABULARY

» BY PEADAR WHELAN


Stephen Lawrence and Robert Hamill

AFTER nearly 19 years of campaigning, the family of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, stabbed to death in an attack by a gang of racist white youths in south London in 1993, have, at long last, won some... Free article

Dublin bin privatisation debacle

6 February 2012

CHAOS MARKS SWITCH FOR RUBBISH COLLECTIONS | BIG CHANGES FACE HOUSEHOLDS

BY MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA, DUBLIN SINN FÉIN COUNCILLOR

THE DOMINANT Fine Gael and Labour groups on Dublin City Council cannot wash their hands of the debacle of bin privatisation in the city as their parties in Government are following a privatisation agenda.
There was widespread disruption and confusion... Free article

Bloody Sunday in the British media

6 February 2012

Remembering the Past

BY MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA

IN IRELAND and throughout the world, the British Army’s murders in Derry on Bloody Sunday 1972 brought condemnation of the British Government on a scale not seen since the ravages of the Black and Tans and Auxiliaries in Ireland 50 years earlier. However, in Britain itself the British Government was shielded from the worst of the... Free article

‘Fit for work’ test not fit for purpose

6 February 2012

REPORT RAISES MAJOR QUESTIONS OVER BENEFITS CHECKS FUNDAMENTAL FAILURES IN NEW SCHEME

THE British Government should suspend the Work Capability Assessment until it can be shown to be fit for purpose, says Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney after a report by the Citizens’ Advice Bureau raised serious questions over its efficiency and results.

The study, ‘Right First Time’, was... Free article

Changing Belfast City Hall

6 February 2012

BELFAST CITY COUNCIL | REPUBLICAN POLITICS IN ACTION

» BY PEADAR WHELAN

 

THE CONTROVERSY surrounding the awards ceremony at Belfast City Hall when Mayor Niall Ó Donnghaile opted out of presenting a certificate to a member of the British Army Cadet Force served to remind nationalists in the North that “Stone Age unionism” is alive and well.

DUP and UUP politicians vied with... Free article

Budget cuts to CE schemes snatch money from local jobs and services

6 February 2012

Community Employment under threat from FG/Labour Budget

» BY MARK MOLONEY

DRASTIC CUTS to Community Employment (CE) schemes are already having a massive impact on communities across the state and leave many of them fearful for the quality and scope of existing services on the ground if not their very future.

In December’s Budget 2012, funding for CE schemes was cut from €1,500... Free article

A bad way to tackle bigotry

6 February 2012

OPINION | SCOTLAND’S OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOUR AT FOOTBALL AND THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS ACT

BY JIM SLAVEN IN EDINBURGH

THE Scottish Government’s Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act has proved to be one of the most contentious pieces of legislation to pass through the Scottish Parliament. The Scottish National Party Government’s legislation is... Free article

Thanks for Alasdair

6 February 2012

FROM HIS FIRST WORDS you knew the SDLP had made the right decision in picking Alasdair McDonnell as leader. Having just won the slow bicycle race that was the contest for the party leadership, which electrified people the length and breadth of a handful of homes in south Belfast, Downpatrick and Derry, he stood mumbling live on television, pleading with his handlers to, “Turn... Free article

Acht Teanga Acht ar Strae (go dtí seo)

6 February 2012

» LE CATHAL Ó MURCHÚ

ÓNAR CHUIR Teach Laighean an tAcht Teanga i bhfeidhm sa reachtaíocht i 2003, bhí an-dóchas ag Gaeilgeoirí na tíre seo go dtabharfaí tús áite don teanga náisiúnta mar is ceart faoi dheireadh. In ainneoin go ndeireann Bunreacht na 26 Chontae gurb í an Ghaeilge chéad teanga oifigiúil an stáit, go dtí reachtú an achta úd, tugadh droim láimhe nó déanadh neamhaird... Free article

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The Irish Volunteer — tOglách 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.

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