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Michael Devine

20 August 2014

On the death of INLA Volunteer Michael Devine at 12 minutes to eight on Thursday 20 August 1981, his brother-in-law, Frankie McCauley, said: “One thinks, ‘Ten men, how many more have to die? We have ours now over us. Next week it will be big Laurence’s people waiting for the same thing. Then the Devlins after that and another boy will go on hunger strike and another. They’ll never break them.’” Free article

Ground-breaking history of the IRA in English prisons

5 December 2011

SPECIAL CATEGORY – THE IRA IN ENGLISH PRISONS (VOLUME 1: 1968-1978) | BY DR RUÁN O’DONNELL

SPECIAL CATEGORY - The IRA in English Prisons (Volume 1: 1968-1978) is a ground-breaking work from DR RUÁN O’DONNELL, Senior Lecturer in the History Department in Limerick University. O’Donnell has been researching the history of the Republican Movement in Ireland from the days of the... Free article

Christy Dixon

5 December 2011

Dublin (1953 to 2011)

IT WAS with great sadness that we learned of the death of our comrade and friend, Christy Noel Dixon, who passed away on Tuesday 11th October.
Christy’s early life began in East Wall, Dublin. Like many other Dubliners, he watched in horror as the events in the North unfolded but, true to his sense of social justice and compassion, Christy did not sit idly by... Free article

Notices

5 December 2011

I nDíl Chuimhne

1 December 1975: Volunteer Laura CRAWFORD, Cumann na mBan, Belfast; Volunteer Paul FOX, Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion.
2 December 1984: Volunteer Antoine Mac GIOLLA BHRIGHDE, County Derry Brigade; Volunteer Ciaran FLEMING, Derry Brigade.
3 December1973: Volunteer Joe WALKER, Derry Brigade.
4 December 1972: Fian Bernard FOX, Fian Seán HUGHES, Fianna Éireann.
4... Free article

THE PASSING OF A BOXING LEGEND | EX-BOXER ALEX MASKEY REMEMBERS HIS TIMES WITH A CHAMPION

5 December 2011

When Smokin’ Joe Frazier came to Belfast

I WAS INTRODUCED to Smokin’ Joe Frazier in Philadelphia by his good friend the late Mike Doyle. Mike’s family emigrated to the United States from Roscommon when he was a three-year-old but he never forgot his roots travelling home regularly to maintain contact with his wider family circle and old friends, including a number of republican... Free article

Gerry Adams lifts lid on Dáil pensions bonanza

5 December 2011

SCANDAL: AS TAXPAYERS FACE HUGE BUDGET CUTS, 109 EX-MINISTERS POCKET HEFTY PAY-OFFS

BY JOHN HEDGES

SINN FÉIN has exposed the scandal of a pensions bonanza being pocketed by more than a hundred former Dáil ministers as taxpayers fear a slash and burn Budget.
More than one in four of the ex-ministers are on pensions of between €100,000 and €150,000 a year while their parties... Free article

Ní pobal tuaithe amháin atá i gecist

5 December 2011

Táillí Séarachais indán do gach teach sa tír?

TÁ AN t-uafás cainte tarraingthe ar fud na tíre ag an díospóireacht maidir le cúrsaí séarachais agus b’fhéidir go gceapann lucht na mbailte nach mbaineann sé leo, ach fan go bhfeicfidh sibh!
Bhí níos mó plé ar an mBille um Sheirbhísí Uisce (Leasú) sa Seanad ná aon bhille eile ó toghadh an Seanad úr seo. Ach, má bhí féin, bhí níos mó... Free article

LOOKING AT THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION | MOMENTUM WITH MARTIN McGUINNESS

5 December 2011

The ‘Green Tide’ surges forward

IT IS A MEASURE of the sense of political urgency with which the Sinn Féin leadership views the economic crisis in Ireland (and particularly the 26 Counties) that we decided to stand Martin McGuinness in the Presidential election.
To borrow a phrase first used by the same political establishment which institutionalised the corrupt and gombeen... Free article

History writing thrives on eve of ‘decade of centenaries’

5 December 2011

BY MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA

» BY MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA

WITHOUT QUESTION, the publishing highlight of the year 2011 for Irish republicans had to be the launch of Ruán O’Donnell’s Special Category – The IRA in English Prisons, which is covered elsewhere in this paper. I was at the launch in Kilmainham Jail and, thinking about it afterwards, it was a landmark event with the testimony of... Free article

IRIS – The Republican Magazine

5 December 2011

IRIS – The Republican Magazine is back with a new look for the New Year.
Pearse Doherty says Sinn Féin’s approach to economics puts people at the centre of the party’s Budget proposals.
Séanna Walsh, a close friend of the late Bobby Sands and the man who read the statement on July 28th 2005 declaring a cessation of the IRA’s armed struggle, writes about the ETA ceasefire and how... Free article

Climate change: Robust Durban deal needed to bridge ‘gigatonne’ ambition shortfall

5 December 2011

CALLING on EU negotiators to indicate in advance of the UN Climate Change talks in Durban to commit to a second commitment period for the Kyoto Protocol, Irish GUE/NGL MEP Bairbre de Brún welcomed the European Parliament vote on a resolution on the summit and said any such guarantee needs to be robust “both in its targets and in its legal form”.
Bairbre said:
“Clearly the aim is... Free article

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