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Fennelly Report: Labour and Attorney General at odds with each other

3 September 2015

Motions of no confidence in Attorney General and Taoiseach as report into Garda Commissioner's resignation raises more questions Free article


5 March 2012

The mother of all victories beckons?


THERE COULD BE the mother of all victories for the Northern half of the country in Gaelic games come St Patrick’s Day at GAA HQ.

First up we have the hurlers of Loughgiel up against Coolderry, and following that we have kingpins Crossmaglen taking on Garrycastle in the football final. For both trophies to return to the North... Free article

Fermanagh footballer Mark McGovern meets MLAs

5 March 2012

FERMANAGH FOOTBALLER Mark McGovern, who suffered severe injuries in an off-the-ball incident in the United States, has returned home and met with a Sinn Féin delegation at Assembly Buildings at the invitation of deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Twenty-three-year-old Mark McGovern was put in an induced coma because of the head injuries he sustained in June of last year in... Free article


5 March 2012

News snippets from around the Globe.

Brighton Bombing, Part Deux

A BRITISH Labour Party councillor and former deputy leader of Sunderland City Council has been suspended from the party after she was spotted to have “liked” a comment on Facebook calling on the IRA to bomb the next Conservative Party conference.

The comment was posted by a group called “Thatcher doesn’t have to be... Free article

I nDíl Chuimhne, Comhbrón, Buichos agus Beannachtaí

5 March 2012

“Life springs from death and from the graves of patriot men and women spring living nations.” – Pádraig Mac Piarais

I nDíl Chuimhne

1 March 1983: Volunteer Eddie DYNES, North Armagh Brigade.

3 March 1991: Volunteer Malcolm NUGENT, Volunteer Dwayne O’DONNELL, Volunteer John QUINN, Volunteer Noel WILKINSON, Tyrone Brigade.

4 March 1972: Volunteer Albert KAVANAGH, Belfast Brigade,... Free article

Imeachtaí | Events

5 March 2012



Cuimhneachán/Remembrance. Leagfar bláthanna ag Leacht/wreath-laying at Monument i Mín na Leice beside Leo’s Tavern, Dé Domhnaigh/Sunday 18 Márta at 3pm, County Donegal. Speaker Gráinne Mhic Geidigh.




K- Club, 11am start Saturday 7th April 2012. 4 Ball €300, Breakfast included, nearest to... Free article


5 March 2012

Interested in our history?

  • Volunteers are being sought for the Sinn Féin’s historical archive
  • Needed to collate and curate the vast amount of materials held by republicans
  • This includes photographs, books, newspapers, leaflets, posters, badges, etc.


If you would like to help out in a voluntary capacity contact:

Brian Keane, Sinn Féin, 44 Parnell Square, Dublin... Free article

Muriel Barr RIP – Housing and civil rights veteran of Free Derry

1 March 2012

MURIEL BARR passed away at the Foyle Hospice in Derry on 12 January and in her passing the republican community lost a woman of Ireland in every sense of the word.

Muriel was born in Limerick into an old established Irish family, the O’Farrells. Her maternal grandmother was one of the Considines of Ennis. Both families had strong connections to the Irish language and history... Free article

10 things you need to know about the Eurozone austerity treaty

29 February 2012


ON 31 JANUARY 2012, the Fine Gael/Labour Government signed up to the Eurozone austerity treaty. Here are 10 things you need to know about the new agreement.

  1. The reason we have this treaty is because ‘core’ EU member states (like Germany and France) want to impose stricter fiscal discipline on ‘peripheral’ EU economies like Ireland, Portugal and Greece. The aim of the treaty... Free article

Republicans urged to be ‘courageous’ in reconciliation initiatives

29 February 2012

IN a major article in the current edition of An Phoblacht, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney urges republicans to be “courageous” and “prepared to go the extra mile” in reaching out to the unionist and Protestant community.

“Reconciliation means being willing to have uncomfortable conversations,” the senior Sinn Féin figure warns, adding:

“A deep suspicion remains... Free article

Forcing fracking on Fermanagh – Minister told ‘Ireland is not Qatar’

28 February 2012

FERMANAGH & SOUTH TYRONE Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan has told Assembly Minister Arlene Foster that ‘Ireland is not Qatar’ after the DUP MLA justified imposing fracking here on the grounds that gas exploration has not damaged tourism in the Middle East kingdom.

“Arlene’s statement is ridiculous,” the Sinn Féin MLA said after the Enterprise, Trade & Investment Minister cited... Free article

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

Irish Volunteer Vol 2

Ireland's revolutionary history now online

An Phoblacht is making all the editions of The Irish Volunteer – the newspaper of the Irish Volunteer movement – available online exactly 100 years after they were first published

This historic paper was first published in February 1914 and up till just days before the Easter Rising.

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