AP July 2015 top paper

False narratives obscure the need to negotiate 'New Deal' for the North

30 June 2015

'If we fail to remobilise the unity of purpose and goodwill which delivered the referendum endorsing the Good Friday Agreement, and British Government economic and political policy does not change, then we will quickly run out of road and no more political space will exist' 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

Joe MacManus Commemoration, Sligo

5 March 2012

» BY SHAUN HANNON

REPUBLICANS in their hundreds gathered throughout the north-west in February to attend a number of events organised marking the 20th anniversary of Volunteer Joe MacManus. Joe, a young man of 21 from a well-known republican family in Sligo, was killed in action on 5 February 1992 when he was fatally wounded in an exchange of fire with a soldier of the British... Free article

This Sporting Life – By Ciarán Kearney

5 March 2012

More than just a stadium

McATEER’S FIELD was our Colosseum. On the shores of Lough Neagh, this was the home of Creggan Kickhams GAC. Behind the goals at one end was McLarnon’s grocery store. On the far sideline, was a stone tearmann cross, marking the boundary of the ancient monastic settlement at Cranfield connected with St Olcan.

The pitch itself was as untamed as most of the... Free article

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