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The Great Escape from the H-Blocks

25 September 2016

TWO YEARS after the epic 1981 H-Block Hunger Strike in which ten young republicans died, there was another epic event at Long Kesh that dealt a huge blow to the Thatcher regime in Ireland. This was the escape of 38 IRA prisoners from H-Block 7 on Sunday 25 September 1983. Free article

Health Ministers let HSE sneak in new Medical Card cuts during Dáil recess

10 April 2013

Fine Gael and Labour take after Mary Harney in hiding behind HSE for unpopular decisions, says Sinn Féin’s Ó Caoláin Free article

Good Friday Agreement, 15 years on – ‘No going back,’ says Adams

10 April 2013

Difference with the Good Friday Agreement from other initiatives is that the principle of equality is at its core, says Sinn Féin leader Free article

Taxi move: Minister breaking spirit of Good Friday Agreement on jobs for ex-prisoners

10 April 2013

Labour Party Transport Minister urged to look again at new taxi rules Free article

The Death of Margaret Thatcher – Reflections by Danny Morrison

10 April 2013

Danny Morrison is a writer who lives in West Belfast. In the 1980s he was the National Director of Publicity for Sinn Féin and a spokesperson for the prisoners in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh. Free article

UKIP chief’s ‘Provo’ tag for journalists provokes NUJ

9 April 2013

Journalists’ union calls UKIP comments ‘outrageous attack on local media which should not go unchallenged’ Free article

Palestinian teachers welcome Teachers’ Union of Ireland ‘boycott Israel’ call

9 April 2013

TUI unanimously voted to stop all exchanges with ‘apartheid state’ until it ends illegal actions and abides by UN resolutions against it Free article

Dúirt Siad: The death of Margaret Thatcher

8 April 2013

What some people are saying about the death of British former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Free article

Hospital overcrowding examined in ‘Ward Watch’ initiative

8 April 2013

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) launches ‘Ward Watch’ to monitor overcrowding in hospitals Free article

Ian Milne signs in as new MLA for Mid Ulster

8 April 2013

Former Blanket Man replaces Francie Molloy in Assembly Free article

Margaret Thatcher dies

8 April 2013

Britain’s ruthless Prime Minister during the H-Blocks Hunger Strikes in 1980 and 1981 dies at the age of 87 Free article

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Uncomfortable Conversations 

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An initiative for dialogue 

for reconciliation 

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Contributions from key figures in the churches, academia and wider civic society as well as senior republican figures

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