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DUP's Jim Wells resigns as Health Minister following attack on LGBT couples

27 April 2015

Jim Wells has resigned as Health Minister in the North amid ongoing controversy over anti-LGBT comments Free article

EUROPEAN COMMISSION HQ SHUT-DOWN AS SINN FÉIN MARKS IMF BAIL-OUT ANNIVERSARY

5 December 2011

‘IMF clowns’ in Dublin demo

» BY MARK MOLONEY

» BY MARK MOLONEY

THE European Commission building on Dublin’s busy Dawson Street was shut down by EC officials when a large number of Sinn Féin activists dressed as ‘IMF clowns’ staged a noisy and colourful protest on Monday 21st November to mark the first anniversary of the IMF bail-out.
A large ‘Grim Reaper’ pulling along an Irish... Free article

TABLOID PAYS DAMAGES AND APOLOGISES TO SINN FÉIN MLA IN DUBLIN HIGH COURT

5 December 2011

Gerry Kelly wins libel action against Sunday World

THE Sunday World has suffered a significant and humiliating double defeat at the hands of a senior Sinn Féin figure in the Dublin High Court, losing a libel action taken against the sensationalist tabloid by North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly.
The Sunday World had to read an apology in open court to Gerry Kelly on Thursday 10th... Free article

Route to Recovery - A just society, not just an economy

5 December 2011

BUDGET 2012
Sinn Féin’s economic alternative

Time to make different political choices

The Irish economy is still in deep crisis, the recession is far from over and Irish society is suffering. Last February, Fine Gael and Labour promised ‘new government, new policies’. Instead, they are delivering Fianna Fáil policies with the same devastating consequences.
Since 2009,... Free article

BALLYMURPHY, AUGUST 1971 | 11 CIVILIANS SHOT DEAD BY BRITISH ARMY’S PARACHUTE REGIMENT

5 December 2011

Families see new inquests as ‘a starting point’

BY PEADAR WHELAN

NEWS that the North’s Attorney General is to reopen inquests into the deaths of 10 of the 11 people killed by British paratroopers in 1971 is “a very important step”, the families have said.
In August 1971, two days after internment on 9th August, 11 civilians - including a local priest and a mother of eight... Free article

HUGH DOHERTY | REPUBLICAN EX-PRISONER AND VETERAN OF THE BALCOMBE STREET SIEGE

5 December 2011

Life in prison to life as an artist

HUGH AODH DOHERTY is a former IRA POW who was sentenced to 30 years’ imprisonment after his and his comrades’ arrest in London in 1975. Now a successful artist, samples of Aodh’s works have just been exhibited in the new Cultúrlann gallery on the Falls Road.

AODH was born in the Gorbals district of Glasgow in 1950 to Dan and Madge Doherty... Free article

Files stay closed on 49 killings by RUC

5 December 2011

FAMILIES IN SHOCK AT REVELATION ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL DEATHS | POLICE OMBUDSMAN’S OFFICE IN THE DOCK AGAIN

» BY PEADAR WHELAN

ALMOST 50 CONTROVERSIAL KILLINGS by the RUC cannot be reopened unless there is ‘new evidence’, it has just been revealed to families despite the Police Ombudsman’s office having concerns about this for four years and a British Supreme Court ruling as far... Free article

INTERVIEW | SINN FÉIN ACTIVISTS ON BOARD MV SAOIRSE

5 December 2011

Irish Gaza siege breakers defy Israel

 

BY PEADAR WHELAN

THE Irish aid workers kidnapped by the Israeli military as they brought aid to the besieged citizens of Gaza defied their captors throughout the duration of their ordeal.
The 14-strong crew of the MV Saoirse, along with the crew of the Canadian-registered Al-Tahrir (‘Freedom’), were taken prisoner by Israeli commandos... 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

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