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Bobby Sands MP – Died 5 May 1981 on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

4 May 2016

5 May 1981 was one of the most defining days in Irish history. It was the day that Bobby Sands, the 27-year-old Member of Parliament for Fermanagh/South Tyrone, died on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh as part of the republican prisoners’ campaign for the restoration of political status. Free article

Martin McGuinness: ‘I’m up for a sensible debate on British and Irish identities’

18 January 2013

‘I will absolutely guarantee the right of any citizen here to their British identity. All I ask in return is for the same respect and recognition to be given to my Irishness' Free article

TD from Traveller background calls Fianna Fáil councillor’s remarks racist

17 January 2013

Ireland's first TD from a Traveller background, Sinn Féin’s Pádraig Mac Lochlainn, says comments 'tantamount to hate speech' Free article

Video: Martin McGuinness shows solidarity with families in Short Strand

17 January 2013

Martin McGuinness, Alex Maskey and Niall Ó Donnghaile meet families under siege in Short Strand by Union flag rioters Free article

UVF members petrol-bombed policewoman in car, McGuinness tells BBC

16 January 2013

Several men smashed the back window of the police car and lobbed a petrol-bomb through the broken glass as the policewoman sat inside Free article

Martin McGuinness visits Short Strand

16 January 2013

Martin McGuinness visited the nationalist Short Strand neighbourhood in east Belfast on Wednesday 16 January. Free article

Tánaiste urged to meet nationalist and unionist communities in Belfast visit

16 January 2013

Eamon Gilmore in Belfast on Thursday to meet Martin McGuinness and Peter Robinson Free article

Government must respond to EU leak to 'Financial Times' on debt, says Pearse Doherty

15 January 2013

'Financial Times' editorial ‘deeply worrying’ Free article

TDs can repeal Property Tax – ‘a tax too far’ – by voting for Sinn Féin Bill

15 January 2013

The Bill is one strand of a wider campaign of lobbying, meetings with groups such as the credit unions and NGOs, and leafleting by Sinn Féin activists across the state Free article

Alex Maskey on throwing stones and self-defence in Short Strand

15 January 2013

If the PSNI does not protect people in their homes from attack they have the right to self-defence, Sinn Féin MLA says Free article

Do Gilmore and Labour support ‘equal pay for equal work’?

11 January 2013

Mary Lou McDonald says Labour leader Eamon Gilmore must clarify position on equal pay after today’s RTÉ Radio ‘Morning Ireland’ interview Free article

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Special 1916 Centenary Edition




• Introduction by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams 

• 1916 Ceannairí  | Biographies of the leading men and women who took part in the Rising

• Seven Days, Seven Men, Seven Hills | By Éamonn Mac Thomáis, republican activist, writer and historian

• Women in struggle | by Máire Comerford, a lifelong republican who witnessed central events in 1916-23

• Chronology of events 

• Map and description of the main battles and major events

• The Rising outside Dublin

• Stop press! Censorship and the media reaction to Easter 1916

• Roger Casement | 1916 rebel and a national hero on the Faroe Islands

• Internationalists in the Easter Rising | Scandinavian rebels in the GPO and ANZAC troops in Trinity College

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