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After SYRIZA's success . . . The tipping point to secure political power for change in Ireland

30 January 2015

Sinn Féin leader calls for formal discussions on Irish Left alternative . . . Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney's article from the February 'An Phoblacht' that is stirring debate in Ireland and beyond 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

James (Seamus) Burke

18 August 2011

Cabra, Dublin

THE death of our great friend, Seamus Burke (86) earlier this year is still felt by his friends and comrades in Cabra, Dublin and across Ireland, writes Nicky Kehoe.
A quiet shy man with a great sense of humor, Seamus had a great love of all things Irish and was fierce in his belief that all of Ireland should be free of British occupation.
He came into our lives in... Free article

Brendan ‘Brendie’ Bonn

18 August 2011

Tralee, County Kerry

AR AN Luan, 18 Aibreán, fuair Brendan ‘Brendie’ Bonn, Baile Mhic Uileagóid, Trá Lí bás.  Rugadh ‘Brendie’ i Londain ach tháinig sé abhaile nuair a bhí sé dhá bhliain d’aois.
Bhí suim láidir i gcúrsaí polaitiúla agus i gcursaí poblachtánacha aige agus d’oibrigh sé go dian dícheallach ar son na Poblachta.
Republicans from Kerry and beyond were saddened to learn... Free article

Imeachtaí | Events

18 August 2011


Brian Keenan Annual Mountain Challenge
This years challenge takes place at 11am Saturday 27th August. Starting at the Flagstaff, outside Nerwy and finishing in Carlingford followed by food, ceol agus craic.  Sponsorship €100/£100 per person. For details: Jane (+ 353) 87 141 2768.


18 August 2011

I nDíl Chuimhne

1 August  1981: Volunteer Kevin LYNCH (INLA), Long Kesh
2 August 1981: Volunteer Kieran DOHERTY, Long Kesh
3 August 1972: Volunteer  Robert McCRUDDEN, Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion
3 August 1974: Volunteer Martin SKILLEN, Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion
4 August 1985: Volunteer Tony CAMPBELL,  Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion
6 August 1985: Volunteer Charles... Free article

New plaque unveiled to Fian Tobias Molloy

18 August 2011

A LARGE NUMBER of republicans from Strabane and Lifford gathered at midday on Saturday 16th July at the unveiling of a new memorial plaque to mark the 39th anniversary of the death of Fianna Éireann member Tobias Molloy, killed by a rubber bullet fired by the British Army at the ‘Camel’s Hump’ checkpoint on 16th July 1972.
In a ceremony jointly organised by Ógra Shinn Féin and... Free article

Volunteer Patrick Cannon remembered

18 August 2011

REPUBLICANS from across Ireland gathered in Balgriffin Cemetery in north Dublin on Saturday 16th July to remember IRA Volunteer Patrick Cannon (20), from Edenmore in Raheny, who died in a premature explosion on the Donegal/Tyrone border along with his comrade Volunteer Peter McElcar (19) on 17th July 1976.
Pat’s nephew, Conor O’Moore, read the Dublin Brigade Roll of Honour and... Free article

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