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DevoMax transfer of powers to North will boost all-island economy

30 September 2014

Politicians, business people, workers, and families who live here should make the decisions about our future – not Tory millionaires, argues Declan Kearney Free article

The Unlikely Secret Agent

16 June 2011


IT IS 1963. South Africa is in crisis and the white state is under siege. On 19th August, the dreaded Security Police swoop on the Griggs bookstore in downtown Durban and arrest Eleanor, the daughter of the manageress. They threaten to ‘break her or hang her’ if she does not lead them to her... Free article

Hunger Strike | 30th anniversary events

16 June 2011

HERE are the events that the National Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee knows of to mark the 30th anniversary of the heroic 1980/1981 Hunger Strikes.
Updates can be got from Maureen or Deirdre at the National Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee at 028 9034 7350 or irishhungerstrike@sinn-fein.ie or local Sinn Féin contacts in your area.
The An Phoblacht website will also... Free article

John Lunney

16 June 2011

Teemore, Fermanagh

THE passing of John Lunney of Druminiskill, Teemore, after a long and brave fight against illness is still being keenly felt by his family, friends and comrades.
Those who knew John would know of his great and abiding love of our Gaelic culture.  John had a passion for our music and songs, our sports and pastimes, our literature and our history. John recognised... Free article

Imeachtaí Events

16 June 2011


Coolbawn Ambush 90th Anniversary Commemoration
Castlecomer, County Kilkenny. June 18th at 4pm. Assemble at Kilkenny Street. Main Speaker Senator David Cullinane. Followed by lecture on the Tan War by historian Jim Maher in Castlecomer Hall, then traditional music session in Carroll’s, Railyard.

Hunger Strike | 30th anniversary events

HERE are the events that the National... Free article


16 June 2011

I nDíl Chuimhne

3 June 1974: Volunteer Michael GAUGHAN (Parkhurst Prison), England.
3 June 1991: Volunteer Tony DORIS, Volunteer Lawrence McNALLY, Volunteer Pete RYAN, Tyrone Brigade.
4 June 1975: Volunteer Francis JORDAN, South Armagh Brigade.
4 June 1978: Volunteer Henry HEANEY, Long Kesh.
4 June 1991: Volunteer Danny McCAULEY, Tyrone Brigade.
5 June 1975: Volunteer Sean... Free article

Dublin South Central honours Hughie Byrne

16 June 2011

HUGHIE BYRNE, a republican from Crumlin in Dublin and a delivery driver with An Phoblacht for over 18 years, is the honouree at this year’s Dublin South Central Sinn Féin Dinner Dance on June 17th.
In June 2007, Hughie retired as a driver with An Phoblacht for over 18 years. He was a familiar face at 58 Parnell Square and around the country where he delivered the then weekly An... Free article

Tweeting a whole lot of twubble

16 June 2011

HARDLY a day goes by now without a well-known sportsperson being caught tweeting in compromising circumstances. The latest casualty of the nimble fingers was young MJ Tierney of Laois who tweeted his disappointment at not only not starting against the Dubs but not even being sprung as a substitute.
Fair enough. Twitter is public space (and thank Christ I never registered is all... Free article

Hunger Strike Exhibition in Dublin today/Thursday at Pearse Centre

6 June 2011

THE HUNGER STRIKE EXHIBITION will be on view in the Pearse Centre at 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, next Thursday, June 9th, from 11am to 7pm.

Contains original artefacts from 1981 Hunger Strike and prisoners' effects.

Media Republic: Murdoch media fights actress Cate Blanchett’s green ads

3 June 2011

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE between Cate Blanchett and Nicole Kidman? Both are relatively successful Australian actresses. What could it be?

Well, Nicole is allowed to make advertisements to convince you to buy stuff. She has fronted campaigns internationally on TV, newspapers, magazines and cinema for Chanel, Nintendo, Schweppes and Omega watches.

At times the coverage of her... Free article

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Every week over the next two years, 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

The Irish Volunteer — tOglách na hÉireann was first published on 7 February 1914 and every week until 22 April 1916, just days before the Easter Rising.

Acting as the official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers it outlined the political views of the leadership and reported on the and important events, such as the Howth Gun Running of 1914.

Included in its pages alongside political opinions and news reports are various advertisements for such items as revolvers, bandoliers and military uniforms from stockists across Ireland.

You can now read these fascinating insights into Irish revolutionary history with an online subscription to An Phoblacht for just €10 per year. This includes a digital copy of each new edition of the paper and Iris magazine, access to our digitised historic archives as well as copies of The Irish Volunteer.

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