an phoblacht July 2014

Irish Peace Process template applies to Gaza/Israel

24 July 2014

The corollary of the US and British positions on MH17 should be to support robust diplomatic sanctions against Israel until it unambiguously commits to binding negotiations, based upon an acceptance of the Palestinian people’s right to their own state alongside Israel – the two-state solution 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

WESTERN SAHARA LIBERATION MOVEMENT CONCERNS OVER HUMAN RIGHTS AND IRISH FIRMS IN SAHARA

14 April 2011

Polisario meets Sinn Féin in the Dáil

THE ‘ambassador’ to Europe of Polisario, the Western Sahara independence movement representing half a million people living under the control of Morocco, has met Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and Foreign Affairs spokesperson Pádraig Mac Lochlainn in Leinster House seeking international support.
Sinn Féin has been a long-standing supporter of... Free article

SPANISH COURT’S NARROW VERDICT | SORTU BARRED FROM MAY LOCAL ELECTIONS

14 April 2011

Banning of Basque party ‘backward step’

THE Spanish Supreme Court’s decision in a vote of 9-7 to bar new Basque pro-independence party Sortu from contesting May’s local elections has been criticised by Sinn Féin Assembly member Alex Maskey as a backward step and a denial of fundamental democracy.
Sortu has publicly declared that it rejects all political violence but the Supreme... Free article

Volunteer Eugene O’Neill South Derry

14 April 2011

BY IAN MILNE

BY IAN MILNE

IT was great sadness that I learned of the death of Volunteer Eugene O’Neill from Clady in South Derry.  Eugene was 51 years of age, he been on the run since the mid-1970s and had only recently returned home.
Eugene was a gentleman. He would have given you the shirt off his back. He was someone you could rely on.
A committed republican, Eugene was so... Free article

Notices

14 April 2011

I nDíl Chuimhne

1 April 1980: Volunteer Robert CARR, Newry Brigade.
2 April 1987: Volunteer Laurence MARLEY, Belfast Brigade, 3rd Battalion.
2 April 1992: Danny CASSIDY, Sinn Féin.
4 April 1971: Volunteer Tony HENDERSON, Belfast Brigade, 1st Battalion.
4 April 1989: Volunteer Gerard CASEY, North Antrim Brigade.
4 April 1994 Volunteer John O’RAWE, Belfast Brigade, 1st Battalion.
5... Free article

Imeachtaí

14 April 2011

CLARE

Volunteer Hugh Hehir Commemoration
2pm Sunday 8th May. Meet at Clarecastle Church. Speaker: Councillor Maurice Quinlivan. Volunteer Ed O’Brien RFB in attendance

CORK

Easter Function
9pam Easter Sunday April 24th, MacCurtain/MacSwiney Republican Flute Band Fundraiser. Featuring ‘Clan Éireann’. St Vincent’s GAA Club, Blarney Road, Cork City. Táille €10

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