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Taoiseach meets Ballymurphy families and hears their plea for the truth

28 March 2015

Enda Kenny hears from relatives of 11 Irish citizens shot dead by British paratroopers in the days after internment without trial was introduced in the North in August 1971 Free article

FINE GAEL/LABOUR INTERN PROGRAMME | A STEP UP THE CAREER LADDER?

30 September 2011

JobBridge to Nowhere

 

» BY MARK MOLONEY

WHEN the National Internship Scheme, also known as “JobBridge”, was announced in June by Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton TD, she promised it would offer unemployed people a real chance to gain valuable experience and get a foot on the employment ladder after training, apprenticeship or graduation.
JobBridge allows companies... Free article

H-Blocks Hunger Strike Ends

30 September 2011

OCTOBER

THE 1981 Hunger Strike came to an end after 217 days on the 3rd October. The momentum of the Hunger Strike had been slowed as a number of men either reulctantly left the strike or were taken off by their families. In the last week of September 1981, Bernard Fox and Liam McCloskey ended their fast.
Following these events, the republican prisoners issued a statement in... Free article

Dhiúltaigh siad don ghátar atá dhá imirt orainne go fóill

30 September 2011

Gátar nó Fás: léiríonn an Íoslainn go bhfuil slí eile ann

LE MAIRTÍN Mac EOIN

NÍ LÉIR CATHAIN a loicfidh nó a mhainneóidh an Ghréig ar a chuid fiacha, ach tá’s ag saol Fódla go loicfidh lá éicínt. Tá na fiacha ró-mhor is an t-ualach ar eacnamaíocht na Gréige ró-throm.
Is léir freisin go bhfuil forsaí airgeadais is polaitíochta na hEorpa ag troid go géar faoin scéal seo mar go... Free article

THE RACE FOR MARGARET RITCHIE’S CROWN | FOUR CONTENDERS DECLARE

30 September 2011

SDLP runners and riders overtaken by McGuinness

BY PEADAR WHELAN

» BY PEADAR WHELAN

THE CONTENDERS for the SDLP leadership race have burst out of the stalls and are now tearing, hell for leather, around the political racecourse.
The air is thick with policy statements and mission statements outlining how each participant is different from his rivals. And the key question of... Free article

Get out and use your vote

30 September 2011

Martin McGuinness 1 - The People’s President

When is polling day?

On Thursday 27th October

When and where can I vote?

From 7am to 10pm on Thursday 27th October at a polling station near you.
You will receive a polling card closer to election time giving you exact details of where you can vote.
Alternatively, you can check online at www.checktheregister.ie. Just input your name... Free article

SINN FÉIN – REPUBLICAN YOUTH | YOUNG REPUBLICANS GET TO WORK

30 September 2011

New youth strategy launched at Ard Fheis

» BY MARK MOLONEY

ÓGRA SHINN FÉIN members, college activists and young republicans from across Ireland launched Sinn Féin’s new National Youth Strategy at this year’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.
The comprehensive document aims to increase the capacity of Ógra and college cumainn, making them more efficient and attracting more young republicans... Free article

SINN FÉIN LAUNCHES CONSULTATION PROGRAMME FIVE QUESTIONS FOR FARMING

30 September 2011

Listening to rural Ireland

BY MARK MOLONEY

SINN FÉIN has launched a Listening to Rural Ireland initiative to hear directly from farmers and their families about their concerns and issues.
It was launched by Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Michael Colreavy TD at the Ploughing Championships in Athy.
Over the coming weeks, Sinn Féin representatives will... Free article

MARTIN McGUINNESS

30 September 2011

The People’s President – Uachtarán na nDaoine

MARTIN McGUINNESS has been an extremely influential person in Irish politics for many years and a critical figure in developing and sustaining the Peace Process. He has a deep love of Ireland and a vision of where Ireland as a nation needs to go.
As deputy First Minister in the North, Martin has shown leadership in working closely and... Free article

‘My Goodness, McGuinness’

30 September 2011

LONG-TIME republican media watchers know there are those journalists and news media outlets who will acknowledge and recognise the ability of Sinn Féin to reset the political thermostat in Irish politics — and there are those who hate the party for it.
The full spectrum of Irish media, from fair comment to vile begrudging, has been on display after the ratification by the Sinn... Free article

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION | MLAs CALL FOR RIGHT TO VOTE FOR ALL IRISH CITIZENS

30 September 2011

Votes for the Six

SIX Sinn Féin MLAs wearing county jerseys representing each of the Six Counties and holding their Irish passports made a call for Irish citizens in the North to be given the right to vote for the President of Ireland.
Sinn Féin also wants the vote to be given to the Irish Diaspora.
Tyrone MLA Barry McElduff took Fine Gael to task over its unfulfilled pre-election... Free article

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