AP Dec 2014 front small

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

HISTORICAL ENQUIRIES TEAM VERDICT | BILLY McKAVANAGH

18 August 2011

Man shot in back by British Army was ‘innocent’

FOUR DECADES to the day an unarmed Belfast man was shot in the back and killed by the British Army in 1971, the Historical Enquiries Team declared he was “innocent” of any wrongdoing. The British Army had consistently argued that Billy McKavanagh was an armed IRA activist.
British soldiers came upon the 21-year-old Markets man near... Free article

TUV leader's 'Terrorfest' youth camp fantasy is traditional fare

17 August 2011

BY MARK MOLONEY

JIM ALLISTER MLA was traditionally ranting and raving this weekend, screaming to the media that an Ógra Shinn Féin youthcamp last weekend was a "Terrorfest".

The well-attended weekend included political debates, lectures, a hunger strike exhibition, a historical tour of south Armagh, a talk on the Basque Country and the National Hunger Strike Commemoration on... Free article

Editorial

14 July 2011

Enda Kenny’s hospital emergency

IF Sunday Business Post reporter Niamh Connolly had erased her old election campaign recordings, it may not have been possible to prove that Enda Kenny gave an unequivocal pledge to the people of Roscommon that Fine Gael in government would keep the accident and emergency services in Roscommon County Hospital. Now he’s safely in power, Enda Kenny... Free article

New appeal made to Orange Order to talk

14 July 2011

LOYAL ORDER LEADERS have been urged once again by North Belfast Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly to engage in talks with elected representatives and representative community groups around the small number of contentious parades after sustained rioting in Ardoyne and other areas around Orange Order marches on The Twelfth.
The largest outbreak of trouble occurred in Ardoyne in North... Free article

Sinn Féin causes first Dáil shock for Coalition

14 July 2011

Emergency – Hospitals in danger

» BY MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA

PEOPLE from across the West of Ireland served by Roscommon County Hospital rallied outside the Dáil on 6th July to protest at the axing of the hospital’s Emergency Department (ED). The rally coincided with the Dáil debate on a Sinn Féin motion calling on Government TDs to fulfil their election commitments to retain... Free article

COLLUSION UNDER THE MICROSCOPE AGAIN | MURDER OF GERARD SLANE, 1988

14 July 2011

Attorney General orders new inquest into murder organised by top British Army agent in UDA

» BY PEADAR WHELAN

THE FAMILY of west Belfast nationalist Gerard Slane have achieved a major breakthrough in their fight for justice with the ordering by the Attorney General of a fresh inquest into his killing in 1988.
The development has come after the lawyer acting for the family,... Free article

1981 HUNGER STRIKE 30th ANNIVERSARY | LONDON CONFERENCE

14 July 2011

A Turning Point in History

» BY JAYNE FISHER

MARKING the 30th anniversary of the Hunger Strike, one of the most important and courageous struggles to have taken place anywhere in history, anywhere in the world, saw London’s Irish Centre packed on June 18th at a conference to mark this turning point in history. The event was organised by Sinn Féin to remember the Hunger Strike and... Free article

JULY - Joe McDonnell and Martin Hurson die; riot at the British Embassy

14 July 2011

AS the new Fine Gael/Labour Government took office at the end of June 1981, Joe McDonnell was facing death in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh. He died on July 8th after 61 days on the Hunger Strike. He was 29 years old.
He was the fifth Hunger Striker to lose his life in the struggle for the restoration of political status.
Less than three hours after Joe died, 16-year-old Fianna boy... Free article

UVF FLEXES ITS MUSCLES | A HIGHLY-ORGANISED AND ORCHESTRATED ATTACK

14 July 2011

The Siege of Short Strand

BY PEADAR WHELAN

» BY PEADAR WHELAN

IN the dark of night of Monday 20th June, more than 100 masked loyalists, wearing surgical gloves, attacked nationalist homes in the Short Strand area of east Belfast.
The highly-organised and orchestrated attack was as unprovoked as it was unexpected.
Dozens of homes in the Short Strand along the Mountpottinger and... Free article

Page 177 of 273

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.

The official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers outlining the political views of the leadership with reports on all the important events. Also political opinions and news reports, plus fascinating advertisements for such items as revolvers, bandoliers and military uniforms from stockists across Ireland.

Read these fascinating insights into Irish revolutionary history with an online subscription to An Phoblacht for just €10 per year.

GUE NGL wide ad gif

Premium Online Service For Only €10 Per Year

For less than €1 a month, you get An Phoblacht’s Premium Online Service. Sign up today!

PREMIUM SERVICE:

  • Full access to all An Phoblacht articles
  • Interactive online PDF Booklet of each edition
  • Access to our historic Archives
  • Discounts for the Online Sinn Féin Shop

Only €10 Per
Year Get It Here

Follow us on Facebook

An Phoblacht on Twitter


An Phoblacht
44 Parnell Sq.
Dublin 1
Ireland
SSL

Powered by Phoenix Media Group