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

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

BALLYMURPHY MASSACRE | UNITED STATES CONGRESSIONAL HEARING IN WASHINGTON

14 April 2011

Taoiseach agrees to meet families of victims

TAOISEACH Enda Kenny has agreed to meet with the Ballymurphy Massacre families after Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams TD raised the issue in the Dáil during Taoiseach’s Questions.
Gerry Adams pointed out that, in March, the relatives of the 11 civilians shot dead by the British Army’s Parachute Regiment in August 1971 in the Ballymurphy... Free article

LOUGHINISLAND MASSACRE 1994 | SIX MEN MURDERED WATCHING IRELAND WORLD CUP MATCH

14 April 2011

Collusion and cover-up?

BY LAURA FRIEL

BY LAURA FRIEL

VITAL EVIDENCE was suppressed during the RUC investigation into the Loughlinisland massacre, according to new information from an eyewitness.
The revelation came as the publication of a report by the Police Ombudsman into the sectarian killings, already postponed for two years, was delayed once again.
Six Catholic men were... Free article

ON THE LEFT-WING IN GERMANY | DEFINITELY MORE THAN A GAME

14 April 2011

The ‘kult’ that is St Pauli

HOW does a soccer team that has never won a trophy in its 100 years of existence, only ever played in the German Premier League (the Bundesliga) on five occasions become a cult team with over 11 million Germans claiming to be fans of the club and over 200 supporters’ clubs spread across the world - including Ireland?
It was in the mid-1980s that FC St... Free article

Crisis & EU Governance: The Left Response

14 April 2011

THE former Finance Ministers of Germany and Greece were among the speakers during a day of debate on March 30th organised in Brussels by the GUE/NGL group in the European Parliament on the Left response to the economic crisis.
The conference ‘Crisis & EU Governance: The Left Response’ heard from German former Finance Minister Oscar Lafontaine and his Greek former counterpart,... Free article

Brat na hÉireann Lá na Féile Pádraig - Ceart nó Aincheart?

14 April 2011

LE DONNCHA
Mac AMHLAIDH

TÁ CÚPLA buncheist ag baint lena ndearna Éamonn Mac Con Midhe, comhairleoir de chuid Shinn Féin, nuair a shiúil sé le brat na hÉireann ar thosach an tslua i nDún Pádraig ag ceiliúradh mhórnaomh na tíre: Cén glacadh atá lenár mbrat?
Don té a thuigeann brat trídhathach s’againn, agus a ghlacann go fabhrach lenár gcur chuige pobail, is ionann ár mbrat agus... Free article

‘Cormac’ – Brian Moore RIP | Cartoonist and anti-imperialist (1946 to 2011)

14 April 2011

The passing of a political icon

BY PEADAR WHELAN

WHEN the news broke, on Saturday night, 12th March 2011, that Brian Moore had died, the shockwave that washed over his friends and comrades throughout Ireland – and indeed elsewhere across the world – devastated them.
Few people knew Brian was ill, let alone in danger of dying, but that was the way Brian, a very private man and... Free article

BOOK REVIEWS | BY MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA

14 April 2011

IRISH HISTORY writing has been going through a golden age with a myriad of publications covering national and local subjects. The past year has seen a further raft of books that add greatly to our knowledge of the past and understanding of the present.
As I write this I am listening to a radio documentary featuring torrents of abuse being poured on Dublin South-West Fianna Fáil... Free article

Letter to the Taoiseach

14 April 2011

DID I ever tell you, Enda, about the doorman at Stormont Parliament Buildings who was once a prison officer in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh? Apparently, Raymond McCartney was the O/C in H4 as I understand it and the prison officer in question turned the key to close Raymond’s cell door more often than not. How do I know? Because the former prison officer told me himself.
Wasn’t it... 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

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