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A united Ireland makes economic sense, says MEP Matt Carthy

30 July 2015

Simply maintaining the status quo in the form of two separate, competing economies on a tiny island will not deliver prosperity for the people of this island Free article

Welcome to An Phoblacht's new website

30 March 2012

The new An Phoblacht website offers subscribers immediate and easy access to all of An Phoblacht's content online and will include added features such as access to our extensive Archives of An Phoblacht and IRIS - The Republican Magazine in PDF booklet format. Free article

An Phoblacht video news for Sinn Féin March 30, 2012

30 March 2012

An Phoblacht video news for Sinn Féin week ending March 30, 2012. In this edition GAME workers bring their protest to the Dáil; Sinn Féin publish Bill to repeal Household Tax; Mary Lou McDonald reacts to Anglo Promissory note 'deal'; O Caolain lashes Minister Reilly's 'balderdash'; Peadar Tóibín on upward only rents for businesses and finally people encouraged to wear an Easter lily to honour Ireland's patriotic dead. Free article

Calls for explanation of €30million spend on Garda firearms training

14 March 2012

The Government has been asked to explain why the Garda spend on weapons has increased ten-fold between 2010 and 2011. Sinn Féin spokesperson on Justice and Equality, Jonathan O'Brien TD, put the question to the Minister for Justice after it was revealed in a Parliamentary question that not only had the spend on firearms rocketed in the last year but that the Gardaí had also spent over €30 million on firearms training over a six year period. Free article

All Party Committee calls on Minister to halt plans for Single Working Age Payment

14 March 2012

On Tuesday (March 13) an All Party Oireachtas report published today said that if Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton goes ahead with her plan to introduce a Single Working Age Payment, the ratio of jobseekers to vacancies could more than double. Free article

Sinn Féin Poll Surge

5 March 2012


Polls and political alternatives

THE Behaviour and Attitudes survey for the Sunday Times shows Sinn Féin support in the 26 Counties jumping four points to 25%, making it the biggest challenger to Fine Gael (32%), ahead of Fianna Fáil (dropping four points to 16%) and the Labour Party down to 10%. (Independents — ranging across the political spectrum... Free article

Uncomfortable conversations are key to reconciliation

5 March 2012



» BY DECLAN KEARNEY, Sinn Féin National Chairperson


MANY YEARS AGO, unionists told republicans that our words could not be heard over the sound of guns and bombs. That was in a period when republicans sought contact and dialogue with unionist and Protestant people against the backdrop of the... Free article

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Uncomfortable Conversations 

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An initiative for dialogue 

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Irish Volunteer Vol 2

Ireland's revolutionary history now online

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

This historic paper was first published in February 1914 and up till just days before the Easter Rising.

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