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Kevin Lynch – Died on 1 August 1981 after 71 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

1 August 2015

Kevin excelled at Gaelic games and had captained the under-16 Derry team which won an all-Ireland hurling trophy in 1972. He stood as a H-Block/Armagh candidate in the Waterford constituency during the June 1981 general election in the South and polled extremely well despite missing out on election. Free article

Unions must lead campaign to repudiate bank debt, says TEEU president

19 November 2012

Union looks at legal challenge declaring the Anglo Irish debt 'odious and illegitimate' Free article

Combating Child Poverty – conference (photo gallery)

19 November 2012

‘Combating Child Poverty and Social Exclusion: Promoting Children’s Well-being in Times of Austerity’ was the title of a well-attended conference in Belfast on Friday 16 November hosted by Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson and the GUE/NGL (European United Left/Nordic Green Left) Group in the European Parliament. Free article

Ex-soldier tells An Phoblacht: ‘I didn’t send poppy death threat’

18 November 2012

British Army veteran puts his 'mate' in the frame Free article

All-party backing sought for ‘X Case’ Dáil motion by Sinn Féin this week

18 November 2012

Thousands rally across Ireland to mark the death of Savita Halappanvar Free article

Poppy row: Death threats to James McClean probed

16 November 2012

Ex-soldier told An Phoblacht that McClean should be 'shot dead and body dragged past the Cenotaph' Free article

Clashes at Palestine demo outside Israeli embassy in Dublin

16 November 2012

Gardaí attacked peaceful demonstrators with batons outside the Israeli Embassy in Dublin on Thursday night during a protest against the ongoing Israeli bombing campaign in Gaza. Free article

Coroner suspends Ballymurphy Massacre inquest

15 November 2012

Inquest halted into killings of 11 people in West Belfast by British paratroopers in August 1971, six months before Bloody Sunday Free article

Student online grants misery could have been avoided, says council

15 November 2012

Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council felt they were well positioned and more than capable of providing the service Free article

Avoid ‘cash for gold’ firms cashing in on Christmas crisis

14 November 2012

Lenders obviously targeting families on low incomes or benefits Free article

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