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Speech by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, Saturday 25 October, in Belfast

25 October 2014

‘The allegations made by Maíria Cahill have been seized upon in the most cynical, calculated and opportunistic way by our political opponents. Their aim has little to do with helping victims of abuse but everything to do with furthering their own narrow political agendas.’ Free article

GUE/NGL MEPs show solidarity with people of Greece

5 March 2012

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

MEPs from the European United Left / Nordic Green Left group have been to Greece to meet and show solidarity with representatives of social movements, workers’ organisations, civil society and political parties opposing the harsh austerity measures being forced on Greek people. The delegation comes... Free article

Government Chief Whip flees bonus protest

5 March 2012

FINE GAEL TD Paul Kehoe shut up shop early and fled his Wexford constituency office on Saturday 18 February when dozens of people turned up to ask him to hand back to taxpayers the €17,000 ‘bonus payment’ he gets on top of his TD’s and minister of state’s salary of €130,000 for being Government Chief Whip.

Enniscorthy Sinn Féin Councillor Johnny Mythen said:

“People are asking... Free article

Cumhacht na Tuaithe

5 March 2012

Sinn Féin i mbun straitéis nua chun borradh a chuir faoi saol agus pobal na tuaithe

LE TREVOR Ó CLOCHARTAIGH

TÁ STRAITÉIS nua beartaithe ag Sinn Féin chun aird níos mó a tharraingt ar ghnóthaí tuaithe agus chun dul i gcomhairle leo siúd a fheidhmíonn sa réimse seo maraon le baill an pháirtí, chun polasaí, ciallmhar cuimsitheach a fhorbairt agus a chuir i bhfeidhm. Déanfar seo tré... Free article

The politicisation of Pádraig Mac Piarais

5 March 2012

Remembering the Past

By Mícheál Mac Donncha

PÁDRAIG Mac PIARAIS (PH Pearse) grew up in a comfortable middle-class family in Dublin but one which influenced the revolutionary direction of his politics. From an aunt in County Meath he heard stories and songs of Irish nationalism, 1798 and the Fenians. His father, an English sculptor, was radical in politics. And the young man... Free article

Cé chosnóidh an Lucht Oibre óna hionsaithe Rialtais?

5 March 2012

» LE EOIN Ó MURCHÚ

MÁ TÁ urlabhraithe de chuid Pháirtí an Lucht Oibre go mór chun tosaigh ag labhairt ar son ionsaithe ar lucht dífhostaíochta is eile, ní féidir dearmad a dhéanamh den eileafant taobh thiar - aos óg Fhine Gael.

Mar de réir mar a léiríonn páírtí Éamon Gilmore nach aon bhaol iad do lucht na pribhléide in Éirinn, tá na Léintí Gorma óga i ndiaidh éileamh fíochmhar a... Free article

Willie Frazer plans Easter Week demo at GPO

5 March 2012

CONTROVERSIAL ‘VICTIMS’ CAMPAIGNER TO PROVOKE ANOTHER ‘LOVE ULSTER’ RIOT IN DUBLIN | LOYALIST BANDS AND ORANGE SASHES PLANNED FOR PARADE

» BY MARK MOLONEY

WILLIE FRAZER has claimed he cannot be held responsible if he provokes violence at a demonstration his ‘Love Ulster’ group is planning for Dublin on Easter Saturday. When Frazer tried to lead a loyalist parade through Dublin... Free article

Fighting extradition to Spain from Ireland

5 March 2012

MOTHER OF BASQUE PRISONER FERMIN VILA MITXELENA SPEAKS TO AN PHOBLACHT | FEARS FOR SAFETY, HOPES FOR PEACE PROCESS

FERMIN VILA MITXELENA is a Basque political prisoner currently fighting extradition from Ireland while being held in Maghaberry Prison, just outside Belfast, for the past 18 months.

Speaking in Basque to An Phoblacht in Belfast, his parents told of their experience... Free article

A powerhouse of theatre from the heart of west Belfast

5 March 2012

AN PHOBLACHT MEETS TONY DEVLIN OF BRASSNECK THEATRE COMPANY | FROM WORKING WITH STEVEN SPIELBERG AND TOM HANKS TO TOURING WITH HIS H-BLOCKS DRAMA

 » BY PEADAR WHELAN

BRASSNECK Theatre Company was created in April 2007 to address the lack of professional theatre in west Belfast, the company’s main man, Tony Devlin, tells An Phoblacht on Belfast’s Falls Road in a busy... Free article

Commemoration threatened by loyalists and neo-Nazis

5 March 2012

VOLUNTEER SEÁN PHELAN | 1921 UPTON AMBUSH HERO

 

MERSEYSIDE POLICE allowed a mob of 300 loyalists, neo-Nazis, British Army veterans and soccer hooligans from ‘Casuals United’ to block a road and threaten people attending the annual commemoration for a Liverpool-born IRA Volunteer killed at the famous Upton Ambush of 1921.

Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan was the main speaker at... Free article

Borgen: Political drama with a different view of Scandinavia

5 March 2012

TV Review

BY EOIN Ó MURCHÚ

IT IS a common assumption that the Scandinavian countries offer one of the best solutions to the crises of capitalism and the making of a fairer and more equal society.

A number of recent television dramas, however, have called that assumption into question. BBC Four has broadcast the acclaimed Danish detective series The Killing (which had a US... Free article

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