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20 years after IRA cessation – Gerry Adams writes in ‘The Guardian’

1 September 2014

Positive change must replace political inertia, says Sinn Féin leader Free article

1981 HUNGER STRIKE 30th ANNIVERSARY | THE PRISONERS FACE THATCHER’S INTRANSIGENCE

12 May 2011

May – A traumatic month

MAY 1981 was one the most traumatic months in modern Irish republican history with the deaths on hunger strike of Bobby Sands MP, Francis Hughes, Raymond McCreesh and Patsy O’Hara.
May 1981 was evidence of the callous, vindictive and intransigent approach that the regime of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was to take in reaction to the just... Free article

ASSEMBLY ELECTION | PAVING THE WAY FOR GREATER PROGRESS

12 May 2011

Historic breakthroughs and a unionist leader shooting from the lip

BY PEADAR WHELAN

BY PEADAR WHELAN

THE West Belfast count was being held in the once-prestigious King’s Hall. Proceedings were dragging on and on and it was to be a feature of the electoral post-mortems that politician after politician would criticise the Chief Electoral Officer, Graham Shields, for the... Free article

Saol nua an tSeanadóra

12 May 2011

LE TREVOR Ó CLOCHARTAIGH

TÁ athrú mór saol tarlaithe dom le mí anuas agus mé tofa i mo Sheanadóir do Shinn Féin. Ach is athrú é a bhfuil mé ag dúil go mór leis agus a mbeidh dualgais agus dúshláin faoi leith ag baint leis. Cé go dtógfaidh sé tamall dul i dtaithí ar dhaoine a bheith ag glaoch ‘Seanadóir’ orm agus dul ar réimeas agus foirmeáltacht Theach Laighean agus gach a... Free article

SEANAD ELECTIONS | A HAT-TRICK FOR SINN FÉIN

12 May 2011

BY JOHN HEDGES

THE REPUBLICAN VOICE grew stronger in the corridors of power in the 26 Counties with the election in April of three new senators for Sinn Féin – David Cullinane, An Phoblacht columnist Trevor Ó Clochartaigh and Kathryn Reilly, at 22 the youngest member of the Oireachtas and the youngest-ever senator.
This brings the Oireachtas Sinn Féin numbers up to 17,... Free article

NEW BOOK | WALKING ISRAEL’S BARRIER. FOR FUN (EBURY PRESS)

12 May 2011

Extreme Rambling

COMEDIAN MARK THOMAS has used his cutting-edge wit to reach wider audiences about civil liberties, human rights and truly life and death issues at home and around the world.
A performer since 1985, he has worked as a comic, an activist and a writer. He has made seven series of his own show for Channel 4, including ‘The After Schools Arms Club’ in which he and a... Free article

1981 HUNGER STRIKE 30th ANNIVERSARY | BOBBY SANDS’S JAIL COMRADE SÉANNA WALSH SPEAKS

12 May 2011

30 years on, Bobby Sands continues to inspire people around the world

IN the lead-up to the 30th anniversary of the death on Hunger Strike of Bobby Sands MP on 5th May 1981, Bobby’s close friend and leading Belfast Sinn Féin activist Séanna Walsh spoke about the man who has become a revolutionary icon around the world

DISCUSSING the impact of the 1981 Hunger Strike on the course... Free article

DAVID CAMERON’S ’BIG SOCIETY’ | British Prime Minister declared benefits system changes to be ‘tough, radical and fair’

12 May 2011

The only things Big about Cameron’s Society are the lies that underpin it

BY LAURA FRIEL

BY LAURA FRIEL

DO YOU REMEMBER the slogan “No war but class war”? It was very popular amongst anarchist and other Left groups in Britain during times of industrial disputes.
As a consequence, the notion of ‘class war’ has a whiff of coal dust about it. It evokes images of street, factory... Free article

Dublin victory rooted in history

12 May 2011

THE last time Dublin won the National Hurling League, ‘Hitler was heading for Poland and Paddy for Holyhead.’1939.
Ciara asked me had I been at the final. No, I don’t remember that one now, I have to say. I do remember lots of other days, though. Getting beaten by Kildare in the Leinster Championship first round in Aughrim the same year Dublin drew with the Cats in Croke Park. The... Free article

Lifting of Basque election ban welcomed by Sinn Féin

10 May 2011

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‘Palestine Education’ 6-week development education initiative, Dublin & Belfast

4 May 2011

‘PALESTINE EDUCATION’ is an exciting new development education initiative which aims to provide up-to-date, relevant and reliable information to those wishing to understand the roots and realities of the Israel-Palestine conflict.

The initiative includes a six-week course entitled 'Promises' which aims to provide an introduction to human rights, media and campaigning.

This... 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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