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Return of Dáil – Sinn Féin says Government "stumbling from one crisis to another"

17 September 2014

Sinn Féin outlines key priorities for the upcoming Dáil term; hits out at Government failures Free article

Fracking blocked in Six Counties, Leitrim and Roscommon

5 January 2012

ASSEMBLY AND COUNTY COUNCILS VOTE TO BAN CONTROVERSIAL GAS EXPLORATION PRACTICE

BY MARK MOLONEY

THE use of the controversial gas exploration practice known as “fracking” has been halted in the Six Counties after Sinn Féin, the SDLP, the Alliance Party and the Green Party all voted in favour of an Assembly motion on 6 December calling for a moratorium on the practice and a... Free article

Record number of Palestinians forced from homes by Israel

5 January 2012

BY MARK MOLONEY

RECORD NUMBERS of Palestinian families are being forced from their homes due to Israeli Government demolitions and attacks from armed Israeli settlers.
Throughout 2011, more than a thousand people were forced to flee as Israeli armoured bulldozers, backed by heavily-armed troops, destroyed their homes to make way for the development of more settlements.
The... Free article

People should have a voice through referendum

5 January 2012

This is funded by the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL)

THE agreement on financial discipline hammered out by EU leaders (all bar Britain’s David Cameron) fell far short of its goal of achieving a ‘breakthrough’ to solve the financial crisis.
The causes of the financial crisis are many but the lack of control or supervision of financial markets was its main driver.... Free article

Na Gaeil Óga

5 January 2012

Club CLG Nua do Bhaile Átha Cliath

LE CATHAL Ó MURCHÚ

TÁ CÉIM MHÓR tógtha ag Gaeil Bhaile Átha Cliath le bunú foireann peile nua.  Baineann an fhoireann le club nua den CLG – club ina labhraítear Gaeilge agus a fheidhmítear tré Ghaeilge.  Is é seo Na Gaeil Óga, cumann CLG a tháinig ar an saol i Mí Eanair anuraidh seo agus a thosaigh ag imirt a chéad chluiche i Mí Feabhra ina... Free article

McGurk’s bombing families in High Court action

5 January 2012

40th ANNIVERSARY OF UVF ATTACK THAT KILLED 15 | OMBUDSMAN’S FINDING ANGERED RELATIVES

BY PEADAR WHELAN

THE families of the 15 killed and 17 wounded in the UVF bomb attack on McGurk’s Bar on 4 December 1971 have lodged legal papers in Belfast High Court challenging the PSNI and the Police Ombudsman’s handling of the case.
The news came as relatives held a ceremony to mark the... Free article

Do theanga – do thacaíocht de dhíth

5 January 2012

An Coimisinéar agus an Acht faoi ionsaí

TÁ IONSAÍ fíochmhar dhá dhéanamh ag Rialtas Bhaile Átha Cliath ar an nGaeilge agus cearta Gaeilgeoirí agus tá do thacaíocht phraiticiúil ag teastáil le sin a throid. Tá sé íorónach, ag am nuair atá feachtas láidir ar siúl sna Sé Chontae le Acht Teanga don Ghaeilge a chuir in áit - agus iad ag féachaint ó dheas ar thóir eiseamláir - go... Free article

Taxing times

5 January 2012

ONE of the interesting things about Irish political journalists and commentators is how little they know, or understand, about politics. Collectively, they sometimes appear to be a group of priests giving marriage advice. They don’t really understand it, they’ve no particular experience of it, but they’re very sure they’re right.
Now don’t get me wrong, many of them are great on... Free article

Lanigan’s Ball recruitment undermines policing progress

5 January 2012

BY PEADAR WHELAN

And I stepped out,
and I stepped in again

Learning to dance
for Lanigan’s Ball

THE PSNI is now employing hundreds of former RUC members who resigned from the force and benefited from the Patton redundancy plan. But the PSNI claims it cannot provide details of how many former RUC members it now employs. Nor can it say how many it has employed in the past ten... Free article

Time for the Irish Government to make good on the promises of 1916

5 January 2012

A GENUINE IRISH REPUBLIC | AS WE APPROACH 2016 . . .

BY CIARÁN QUINN

MICHAEL NOONAN, in his introduction to the 2012 Budget as the Fine Gael/Labour Finance Minister, told the Dáil:
“On this day 90 years ago, on 6 December 1921, the Treaty was signed. The Treaty restored Ireland’s sovereignty which for so long had been lost.”
Getting the first line of the Budget so wrong was not... Free article

A duty to defend the people’

5 January 2012

NEW YEAR INTERVIEW | GERRY ADAMS TD, PRESIDENT OF SINN FÉIN

AFTER A BANNER YEAR for Sinn Féin and five elections since January 2011, An Phoblacht’s ROBBIE SMYTH (below left) caught up with party president Gerry Adams in Dublin and found him tired and itching to get back home. We found a Gerry Adams who refuses to be simply reflective on over four decades in political life but who... Free article

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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 — 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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