an phoblacht July 2014

Owen Carron and the 1981 Hunger Strike election of Bobby Sands

29 July 2014

Owen Carron, the former MP for Fermanagh & South Tyrone and election agent for Bobby Sands during the 1981 H-Blocks Hunger Strike, reflects on the iconic election of Bobby Sands 'The People's MP'. Free article

LEINSTER HOUSE | SINN FÉIN TDs PUT PRESSURE ON GOVERNMENT ON ALL FRONTS

14 April 2011

Challenging the punishment of taxpayers for sins of banks and bond-holders

AS Sinn Féin in the Six Counties gears up to complement the party’s success in the Dáil elections in the 26 Counties, Sinn Féin TDs in Leinster House have wasted little time in putting pressure on the new Government on all fronts - on the economic crisis, jobs and international affairs.
Sinn Féin has been... Free article

1981 HUNGER STRIKE 30th ANNIVERSARY | A WATERSHED IN THE REPUBLICAN STRUGGLE

14 April 2011

April 1981 – The election of Bobby Sands MP

ON APRIL 10th 1981, Bobby Sands, Officer Commanding the IRA prisoners in Long Kesh and the very first of the H-Block Hunger Strikers fighting for the restoration of political status for all POWs, was elected Member of Parliament for Fermanagh/South Tyrone.
Bobby contested the election as an ‘Anti-H-Block/Armagh Political Prisoner’... Free article

UNIVERSAL SOCIAL CHARGE | SINN FÉIN TDs LASH LABOUR BACKING FOR UNFAIR TAX

14 April 2011

Sinn Féin postcard campaign to scrap Universal Social Charge

BY BRENDAN KERR

AN UNFAIR and unjust flat tax is how Gerry Adams TD described the Universal Social Charge as Sinn Féin launched a postcard campaign against the charge to complement the party’s fightback in the Dáil and in communities.
Having majored on the issue in the recent general election Sinn Féin is now embarking... Free article

An Phoblacht Summer School

14 April 2011

Friday and Saturday, 8th and 9th July
Debates and discussions on politics, arts, history, international affairs and more

Mills Inn, Baile Bhuirne, West Cork

Two nights’ accommodation + 1 evening meal and entry to all debates €99 pps
Deposit €30

Tickets from:
Sinn Féin Bookshop, 58 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

or by contacting DJ O’Driscoll + 353 87 743 5064 Email:... Free article

THE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS | THE PEOPLE’S ISSUES

14 April 2011

Delivering effective representation

AN PHOBLACHT asked some of Sinn Féin’s Assembly election candidates what are the issues coming up in the campaign.

Martina Anderson,

Derry City
THE FOYLE, for far too long, has been represented by a brand of nationalism that is content to accept crumbs off the table and happy to sit at the back of the bus. Those days are over.
The big issue... Free article

PSNI CONSTABLE RONAN KERR | PUBLIC ANGER FOLLOWS OFFICER’S MURDER

14 April 2011

Gerry Adams lays down challenge to killers – ‘I’ll meet you any time’

GERRY ADAMS has told the killers of PSNI Constable Ronan Kerr, in a bid to get them to halt their attacks: “I will meet you anywhere, at any time, to listen to what you have to say.”
Ronan Kerr, a Catholic and an active GAA player who recently graduated as a police officer, was killed by a booby-trap bomb... Free article

Uachtarán nua ag Conradh na Gaeilge

14 April 2011

CÉ NACH raibh sé ar an slua is mó riamh a bhí ann, bhí breis agus 120 duine i láthair do chuid is mó de na díospóireachtaí a bhí ar siúl thar dheireadh na seachtaine seo caite ag Ard Fheis bhliantúil Chonradh na Gaeilge.
Is go Nás na Rí a chuaigh na Conraitheoirí i mbliana ar chuireadh na craoibhe áitiúil agus an grúpa Glór na Ríogh.
Ba léir go bhfuil fás agus borradh spéis i... Free article

35-YEAR COVER-UP OF KILLING OF 12-YEAR-OLD ENDS | DEFENCE MINISTER’S APOLOGY TO FAMILY

14 April 2011

British Government apologises for Para killing schoolgirl Majella O’Hare

BY LAURA FRIEL

MAJELLA O’HARE was 12 years old in July 1976 when she was shot dead by a British paratrooper close to her home in Ballymoyer, County Armagh.
Majella was on her way to church and walking with some friends when she passed a British Army patrol. A few moments later a British paratrooper opened... Free article

Hunger Strike | 30th anniversary events

14 April 2011

Tyrone hikers salute the courage of the Hunger Strikers

ONE HUNDRED hikers braved the elements on Saturday 19th March to climb the Sperrin Mountains in a ‘Walk of Freedom’ to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1981 Hunger Strike.
The hike was organised by West Tyrone Sinn Féin in conjunction with the National Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee and was timed to coincide... Free article

UNITING IRELAND CAMPAIGN | USA AND CANADA RAISE MOTIONS

14 April 2011

City of Portland, Oregon, joins chorus for ‘Uniting Ireland’

THE City of Portland, Oregon, celebrated St Patrick’s Day by issuing a proclamation calling for the Irish and British governments to hold a referendum on reunification of the entire Island of Ireland, pursuant to the Good Friday Agreement.
Declaring that “it is for the people of Ireland alone, without external... Free article

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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.

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