October 2016 Web front 200

Tom Hayden RIP – An incalculable loss to the struggle for civil rights, justice and freedom

25 October 2016

Tom Hayden’s involvement in the civil rights movement in the US is legendary: his was the voice of a new generation which opposed the war in Vietnam and espoused radical politics and challenged prejudice, discrimination and justice, both domestically and internationally Free article

Huge numbers expected for Belfast Easter Commemoration

3 April 2014

LIAM SHANNON, Chair of the Belfast National Graves Association, says the interest in this year's Easter Commemoration is building and he expects a huge turnout on Sunday 20 April. Free article

Cumann na mBan celebrated 100 years on at its birthplace

3 April 2014

IT WAS standing room only in Wynn's Hotel, Dublin, on Wednesday night when over 150 people attended a celebration of the founding of the revolutionary women's organisation Cumann na mBan exactly 100 years ago to that exact date in that very same building. Free article

Du Plantier murder case – Gerry Adams TD calls for Commission of Investigation

2 April 2014

Probe into alleged corrupt activities by gardaí in 1996 Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder investigation and treatment of prime suspect Ian Bailey needed, Dáil hears Free article

150-strong UDA mob in Larne rampage

31 March 2014

UDA gang behind attacks in Larne and death threats to Sinn Féin MLA Free article

Death of Noelle Ryan a blow to west Belfast community, says Gerry Adams

31 March 2014

Dublin-born education campaigner alongside Fr Des Wilson, a founding member of the Springhill Community House and the Education floor in Conway Mill Free article

Fianna Fáil to contest elections in the North – are they serious?

30 March 2014

Did Fianna Fáil even make a submission to the Haass talks process, asks Declan Kearney Free article

Trade union call to Labour Education Minister over DIT electricians’ dispute

28 March 2014

Sinn Féin Dublin North-West Inner City rep Janice Boylan joins sparks’ picket line to show support for workers’ rights Free article

Liadh Ní Riada visits University College Cork hall named after her father, composer Seán Ó Riada

28 March 2014

Ireland South EU candidate speaks of the ‘poignancy’ of her visit to Music Department named after her famous father Free article

‘Big Jim’ O’Reilly gets fitting send-off from his comrades

28 March 2014

THE guard of honour that escorted the remains of ‘Big Jim’ O’Reilly on his final journey through West Belfast this week was made up of republican former POWS, friends and comrades of the big man, who died on Sunday 23 March. Free article

Justice Minister Shatter should go, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn TD tells him in Dáil

26 March 2014

Justice Minister Alan Shatter should step aside to help renew public confidence in new policing structures, Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Pádraig Mac Lochlainn TD told him during Wednesday’s Dáil emergency debate on the establishment of a Commission of Investigation into Garda illegal recordings of phone calls in Garda stations Free article

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An initiative for dialogue 

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