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No confidence in openly pro-unionist British Government’s commitment to political process

21 October 2014

Sinn Féin National Chair Declan Kearney selected to fight Westminster seat in South Antrim – slams Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg for standing outside pro-Agreement axis Free article

Vodafone cuts 130 irish jobs

16 June 2011


Sinn Féin President and TD for Louth

VODAFONE’S announcement that it plans to cut over 130 jobs from its workforce in Dundalk and Dublin and ‘outsource’ them to India and Egypt has outraged the Communications Workers’ Union and has led to condemnation from Sinn Féin and others.
Most of the jobs are expected to go in Louth.
The... Free article

Volunteer Danny McCauley remembered in Tyrone

16 June 2011

REPUBLICANS from throughout Strabane and Donegal gathered on Friday evening 4th June, to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Volunteer Danny McCauley, West Tyrone Command, Óglaigh na hÉireann.
Led by the Strabane Memorial Flute Band participants paraded from the bottom of the Graveyard Road to Strabane Cemetery where Councillor Jay McCauley chaired the graveside wreath... Free article

Volunteer Hugh Hehir Commemoration held in Clare

16 June 2011

THE 23rd anniversary of the death on active service of Volunteer Hugh Hehir was marked in County Clare on 8th May. Despite bad weather, the event attracted the largest attendance in recent years.
Led by the Volunteer Ed O’Brien Republican Flute Band, the crowd marched from Clarecastle Church to the graveyard in the town where Sinn Féin Councillor Maurice Quinlivan from Limerick... Free article

Camlough and South Armagh remembers Raymond McCreesh

16 June 2011

THE 30th anniversary of the death of Hunger Striker Raymond McCreesh was remembered at a very poignant ceremony on Sunday 5th June.
The commemoration took place, after the young Camloch man’s Anniversary Mass, at the Republican Plot in St Malachy’s Graveyard, where he is buried. The moving ceremony was attended by the McCreesh family, the local community and friends and comrades... Free article

Volunteer Martin ‘Doco’ Doherty Commemoration

16 June 2011


THE family of Dublin Brigade IRA Volunteer Martin ‘Doco’ Doherty have told An Phoblacht that the family is upset that another republican group tried to march to Doco’s grave the day after this year’s commemoration by them was addressed by Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe.
Doco gave his life for... Free article

Disturbing the political peace

16 June 2011

THINGS ARE DIFFICULT in the flat at the moment. Last week, while complaining about Fine Gael’s plans to bring in water charges, Roisín expressed bitter regret at having given Fine Gael a second preference.
Her excuse, once I had picked my jaw up from the floor, is that she wanted Fianna Fáil out and there’s hardly a great selection of candidates in Cork South-West (Roisín keeps... Free article

Bas mall pianmhar d’Údarás na Gaeltachta

16 June 2011

CÉ GUR CUIREADH fáilte roimh an fhógra a rinne an tAire Stáit Dinny McGinley go gcoinneofar an Údarás na Gaeltachta agus go mbeidh cead acu Príomhfheidhmeannach a cheapadh, tá sé an-cháinteach nach ndearnadh fógra go mbeidh soláthar cuí dhá chur ar fáil dóibh le fostaíocht a chaomhnú gan trácht ar phoist nua a chruthú, mar a moladh i dtuarascáil Indecon.
B’shin an teachtaireacht ó... Free article

E-coli outbreak and EU Budget on the table

16 June 2011

THE June plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg saw the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) group set out its stall on proposals for the future EU Budget. This comes ahead of the publication of a European Commission document on the issue in July.
Group President Lothar Bisky said the Left had “particularly high ambitions for the social orientation of... Free article

The Unlikely Secret Agent

16 June 2011


IT IS 1963. South Africa is in crisis and the white state is under siege. On 19th August, the dreaded Security Police swoop on the Griggs bookstore in downtown Durban and arrest Eleanor, the daughter of the manageress. They threaten to ‘break her or hang her’ if she does not lead them to her... Free article

Hunger Strike | 30th anniversary events

16 June 2011

HERE are the events that the National Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee knows of to mark the 30th anniversary of the heroic 1980/1981 Hunger Strikes.
Updates can be got from Maureen or Deirdre at the National Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee at 028 9034 7350 or irishhungerstrike@sinn-fein.ie or local Sinn Féin contacts in your area.
The An Phoblacht website will also... Free article

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Every week over the next two years, 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

The Irish Volunteer — tOglách na hÉireann was first published on 7 February 1914 and every week until 22 April 1916, just days before the Easter Rising.

Acting as the official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers it outlined the political views of the leadership and reported on the and important events, such as the Howth Gun Running of 1914.

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