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It’s the elections, stupid – Declan Kearney on the Stormont talks

17 December 2014

Last Thursday, the British Prime Minister engaged in the worst from of car-crash diplomacy, and his front-seat passenger was An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, writes Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney Free article


18 August 2011

Plastic bullets are NEVER a solution

Chairperson, Relatives for Justice and United Campaign Against Plastic Bullets

THE DEBATE following the riots in London and other cities in England has included a debate about possible weaponry that could be employed by police. The calls for the deployment of water cannon and plastic bullets have been loud and heated.
Muted... Free article


18 August 2011

Boycotting Israeli Goods a practical way to help end apartheid

SINCE its establishment in 1948, the apartheid state of Israel has perpetrated crime after crime against the people of Palestine and neighbouring Arab countries and faced no real resistance from Western political elites.
Israel came into existence on the back of a campaign of terror, murder and ethnic cleansing which... Free article

Letter to the Taoiseach

18 August 2011

CONGRATULATIONS to you, Taoiseach, to Gerry Murray and to all the people of May. Beating Cork and dethroning the All-Ireland champions was some achievement. A different story at our end in Tyrone. I knew we were up against it when Hector lined up me and Mick Galvin to talk up the big match on his RTE 2 FM Breakfast Show. Galvin & Co got the better of us in ‘95. When I did get the... Free article

Gaelú Sinn Féin

18 August 2011


TÁ DRÉACHT pholasaí Gaeilge a bhfuil sé mar aidhm aige Sinn Féin a dheimhniú mar an páirtí polaitíochta is mó atá ag tacú agus ag cur chun cinn na Gaeilge, le cur os comhair na hArd Fheise i mbliana. Cuid den obair is tábhachtaí agus is dúshlánaí atá beartaithe mar chuid den pholasaí ná Gaelú an pháirtí féin.
Tugann an dréacht pholasaí le cheile moltaí... Free article


18 August 2011

What sort of political reform do you want?

‘POLITICAL REFORM’ is the flavour of the day. They’re all on about it. ‘The politicians let us all down. We have too many of them. They’re all the same. They are too focussed on local issues. They need to be legislators and not be looking after local drains, etc. They’re all up there in Dublin (or Stormont) and we never see them between... Free article


18 August 2011

Workers should not pay for bankers’ crisis


MARTIN FERRIS, Sinn Féin TD for North Kerry/West Limerick, spoke to hundreds of people at public meetings at the end of July in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne on the economic crisis in Ireland. He also spoke on the struggle for Irish reunification.
The Irish Government responded to Ireland’s severe economic... Free article

GUE/NGL What we stand for

18 August 2011

GUE/NGL stands for Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left. We are a group of 35 members from 12 European member states and 17 political parties.
Confederalism for us means respecting and preserving the diversity of identities and opinions of our members.
What unites us is the vision of a socially equitable, peaceful and sustainable European integration... Free article

San Francisco mayoral candidates back a united Ireland

18 August 2011

IRISH REUNIFICATION was put on the agenda of election candidates for the prestigious post of Mayor of San Francisco in a Mayoral Forum organised by the Irish American Democratic Club of San Francisco.
All the candidates were invited to state their position on the reunification of Ireland. The answer was unanimous with every candidate committing to continue the support articulated... Free article

Áras na nGael – 25 bliain ag fás

18 August 2011

CÁR CHEANNAIGH Harry McGee, comhfhreagraí polaitíochta an Irish Times, a chéad cheaig Guinness? Cár chuir Hector barr feabhais ar a scileanna beáir? Cár chuir lucht scannánaíochta TG4 a chuid smaointe trína chéile thar chúpla pionta ag tús ré an stáisiúin?
Cén áit atá ag tabhairt dídean d’amhránaithe, ealaíontóirí, ceoltóirí, aisteoirí, lucht liteartha, lucht na meán, pobal na... Free article

British ban on prisoner MPs backfires

18 August 2011

BOBBY SANDS, IRA Volunteer, H-Block prisoner and hunger striker, was elected MP for the constituency of Fermanagh/South Tyrone on 9th April 1981, with 30,493 votes. His election was a massive blow to the British strategy of attempting to criminalise Irish republican prisoners. In response, the Tory Government of Margaret Thatcher brought in legislation to disqualify prisoners... Free article

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