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‘Yesterday, Ireland lost a hero’ – Gerry Adams

22 March 2017

Widespread political and economic discrimination and the Orange State’s violent suppression of the civil rights campaign, the Battle of the Bogside and the emerging conflict propelled Martin into a life less ordinary Free article

The Rhythm Of Time, By Bobby Sands

3 October 2013

Today is All-Ireland Poetry Day, coincidentally the anniversary of the day that the 1981 H-Blocks Hunger Strike ended. To mark the occasion we are reproducing perhaps the most famous poem to emerge from that titanic struggle between the Irish republican political prisoners and the might of the British prison regime, the British Government and all the powerful forces ranged against them. Free article

‘EU and Ireland cannot stand idly by’ during repression in Basque Country, say Irish parliamentarians

3 October 2013

Raids, arrests and trials by Spanish state are undermining the peace process in the Basque Country, Sinn Féin’s Seán Crowe says as Basque delegation visits Ireland Free article

Ardoyne republican Margaret McClenaghan RIP

3 October 2013

Margaret, who died early on Wednesday 2 October, will be sorely missed by those who stood with her when the unity and strength of a committed community saw Ardoyne through some of the worst days of the conflict Free article

Video: Basque Senator Urko Aiartza in Dublin talks about Spanish police raids and peace process

2 October 2013

Basque delegation arrives in Dublin and Belfast as Spanish state ratchets up repression of human rights NGOs Free article

Sinn Féin MEP calls for release of 18 Basque prisoners’ supporters

1 October 2013

Spanish police raid on office an attack on freedom of association and freedom of expression, says Martina Anderson MEP Free article

Still the Bad Old Days in the Old Town Hall

30 September 2013

‘I spent Friday morning in Old Town Hall Court House in Belfast where the Coroner again held yet another preliminary inquest hearing into the RUC killings of five republican men and a nationalist teenager in 1982 in what has become known as the shoot-to-kill cases’ Free article

Republicans will continue to honour ‘brothers or sisters, our sons and daughters, our friends and comrades’

30 September 2013

Republicans will pay tribute to their patriot dead because ‘these were our brothers or sisters, our sons and daughters, our friends and comrades’, Foyle Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney tells Tyrone commemoration Free article

Belfast Mayor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir – ‘A sight for sore eyes’

30 September 2013

Courtesy of the Shankill Women's Centre and An Chultúrlann, residents from both sides of the divide joined to host a colourful street party celebrating the Belfast of yesterday Free article

Lynn Ní Bhaoighealláin to contest Dublin EU seat for Sinn Féin

29 September 2013

Sinn Féin is the only party to contest the European elections on an all-Ireland basis and Lynn joins three other Sinn Féin candidates already selected by members Free article

British military join Rangers fans in loyalist displays at Ibrox ‘Armed Forces Day’

29 September 2013

Ministry of Defence and Scottish authorities challenged after British crown forces personnel join in chanting while senior officers look on from directors’ box Free article

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Uncomfortable Conversations 

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An initiative for dialogue 

for reconciliation 

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Contributions from key figures in the churches, academia and wider civic society as well as senior republican figures

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