an phoblacht July 2014

Film — The Howth Gun-Running of 1914

22 July 2014

The first in a series of short documentaries by An Phoblacht 'Roads To Revolution 1916 - The Landing of the Asgard' Free article

BRADLEY MANNING | AMNESTY CONCERN OVER ‘INHUMANE’ PRISON CONDITIONS

14 April 2011

WikiLeaks whistleblower’s treatment raised in Dáil by Sinn Féin

THE Labour Party Foreign Affairs Minister, Eamon Gilmore, has been asked in the Dáil by Sinn Féin Foreign Afafirs spokesperson Pádraig Mac Lochlainn if the Irish Government will raise with the United States authorities concerns about the treatment of Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of leaking classified... Free article

MAY 5th : SIX COUNTIES VOTE THREE TIMES | ASSEMBLY, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REFERENDUM

14 April 2011

Sinn Féin – Shaping a better future for all

BY ROBBIE SMYTH

THE May 5th Assembly and local elections mark a watershed for Sinn Féin’s development as a party.
It is not just that there is an opportunity to improve on the 27 Assembly seats won in 2007 or the 126 councillors elected in the 2005 local elections. Nor is it that the party is on the cusp of becoming the largest... Free article

ENGLISH QUEEN’S STATE VISIT TO IRELAND | TIMING ON ANNIVERSARY OF DUBLIN/MONAGHAN BOMBINGS ‘INSENSITIVE’

14 April 2011

Sinn Féin to stage alternative events

SINN FÉIN will be organising a number of ‘alternative’ events, including celebrations of republicanism, when the English queen arrives for a four-day state visit to Ireland on May 17th. But the party will not be involved in demonstrations that could be hijacked by elements opposed to the Peace Process or intent on ‘recreational rioting’.
The... Free article

ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS | AN PHOBLACHT SPEAKS TO MARTIN McGUINNESS, JOINT FIRST MINISTER

14 April 2011

‘We are making huge strides forward’

AHEAD of May’s Assembly elections - and just before the murder of PSNI Constable Ronan Kerr, AN PHOBLACHT spoke to Sinn Féin deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness about the Assembly and the all-Ireland institutions past, present and future. A fuller version is posted on the An Phoblacht website.

Ian Paisley Snr has just bowed out of politics... Free article

SINN FÉIN ASSEMBLY ELECTION CAMPAIGN | LEADERSHIP ACROSS IRELAND

14 April 2011

‘You were a friend of Bobby Sands?’

BY PEADAR WHELAN

“YOU were a friend of Bobby Sands?” the photographer asked of Jennifer McCann MLA as she stood in a huddle with her Sinn Féin comrades in the field beside Scoil na Fuiseoige in Twinbrook on the outskirts of west Belfast.
“Yes, I was,” said Jennifer matter-of-factly but with that tone of voice republicans reserve when they... Free article

Targeting the Peace Process

14 April 2011

LET THERE BE no mistake - Ronan Kerr was not the only target of the attack that tragically took the life of this young PSNI member in Omagh, County Tyrone, on April 2nd.
The target of the bombers was also the Peace Process and the republican strategy of Sinn Féin.
They will not succeed.
A wave of public anger throughout civic society, not just in Omagh but across Ireland, has... Free article

In the referendum – say YES to AV

14 April 2011

VOTERS in the Six Counties are well aware that there’s elections on (for the Assembly and local government) but what about the referendum?
It has barely got a mention in the news and that might continue to be the case. It will certainly be some time, and you might have to travel some distance, before you come across mention of it on a lamp-post. It doesn’t have a face and it... Free article

Remembering the Past

14 April 2011

Unwelcome visitors – British monarchs in Ireland

“We confess to having more respect and honour for the raggedest child of the poorest labourer in Ireland today than for any, even the most virtuous descendant of the long array of murderers, adulterers and madmen who have sat upon the throne of England”   – James Connolly, 1897

WITH the Queen of England due in May to make the... Free article

Tábhacht an tSeanaid – Tábhacht bhur dTacaíocht

14 April 2011


LE TREVOR
Ó CLOCHARTAIGH

TÁ TOGHCHÁN an tSeanaid faoi lán seoil agus muidne mar iarrthóirí agus baill uile an pháirtí ag stocaireacht ar bhealaí éagsúla. Teastóidh gach tacaíocht gur féidir linn a fháil leis na suíocháin ar fad a bhfuil muid san iomaíocht dóibh a bhuachan. Tá sé de phribhléid agamsa a bheith ainmnithe mar iarrthóir ag Sinn Féin ar an bpainéal talmhaíochta in... Free article

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Diary of the Asgard
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