an phoblacht July 2014

Film — The Howth Gun-Running of 1914

22 July 2014

The first in a series of short documentaries by An Phoblacht 'Roads To Revolution 1916 - The Landing of the Asgard' Free article


19 March 2011

EOIN Ó BROIN has launched his campaign for the NUI Seanad election campaign with an appeal to NUI graduates to support him as a progressive voice committed to political reform and continuing the campaign against the Consensus for Cuts.

Announcing his bid and a new campaign website, Eoin says:

If elected I will use the Seanad as a platform for real social, economic and... Free article

National Hunger Strike Exhibition launched in Omagh by Danny Morrison

18 March 2011

THE Strule Arts Centre in Omagh was packed to capacity on Monday evening for the Tyrone launch of the National Hunger Strike Exhibition.

The launch was chaired by the vice-chair of Omagh District Council, Ann Marie Fitzgerald, and addressed by former Assembly member for the constituency, Danny Morrison.

During her opening remarks, Councillor Fitzgerald said:

This year marks the... Free article

Hunger Strike 30th anniversary events launched in Dublin

18 March 2011

By Ian McBride, Cathaoirleach, DSC '81 Commemoration Committee

ON March 1st, the launch of Dublin’s 30th anniversary Hunger Strikes commemorative events took place in the Ballyfermot Civic Centre and was attended by a large crowd.

It was a night of speeches, song and exhibition in memory of 10 brave men. The re-elected TD for Dublin South Central, Aengus Ó Snodaigh chaired... Free article

Ógra Shinn Féin join Corsica international youth solidarity festival

16 March 2011

ÓGRA SHINN FÉIN activists attended the 7th Scontri internaziunali in Corsica last week. The week-long event comprised of discussions on the role of music and liberation struggles and tourism as well as cultural events and tours.

Ógra Shinn Féin has a record of participating in this annual event organised by the youth movement Ghjuventú Indipendentista.

This year, ÓSF was... Free article

European Court rules against Spain on Otegi ‘slandering’ king

15 March 2011

THE European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Spain violated jailed pro-Basque independence leader Arnaldo Otegi's freedom of expression by convicting him of slandering King Juan Carlos by calling him the chief of torturers.

The court also ordered Spain to pay Arnaldo Otegi €20,000 in compensation.

Otegi was sentenced to a year in jail by Spain's Supreme Court in the case... Free article


15 March 2011

SINN FÉIN is urging everyone of eligible voting age to make sure they can exercise their right to vote in the Assembly and council elections being held on Thursday 5th May and in the referendum being held on the same day.

Sinn Féin West Tyrone Assembly candidate Michaela Boyle has asked everyone to first ensure that they are on the Electoral Register.

The cut-off date to... Free article

Peadar Tóibín TD ag tacú le Gaelscoileanna ag Teach Laighean

15 March 2011

THUG Teachtaí Dála Shinn Féin tacaíocht d'agóid eagraithe ag Gaelscoileanna i gcoinne an mholta le cóimheas daltaí le múinteoir sna gaelscoileanna a mhéadú ar aonchéim leis na scoileanna Béarla.

Ghair an t-úrlabhraí Peadar Tóibín ar an Aire Oideachais nua Ruairí Quinn a sheas suas agus a chinntiú go gcuireann sé bac leis an moladh seo.

Ag caint ón agóid dúirt an Teachta... Free article

All-whites row at Midsomer Murders scenes – TV for the BNP?

15 March 2011

THE PRODUCER of the long-running ITV detective series Midsomer Murders has been suspended after he told the Radio Times that the show's appeal is an all-white cast with no ethnic minorities, saying:

We're the last bastion of Englishness and I want to keep it that way.

Midsomer Murders is set in a rural area of the south of England. The series returns this week with a new... Free article

Monitoring Commission will not be missed as final report heralds closure

14 March 2011

THERE should be no “golden handshakes” on top of wasted millions spent for the members of the so-called Independent Monitoring Commission (IMC), which presented its final report to the British and Irish governments on Monday, Sinn Féin has said.

The IMC was set up in 2004 to report on activity by non-state armed groups but has been roundly opposed by republicans for having... Free article

Gerry Adams expresses ‘deep sadness’ on death of journalist Gerald Barry

14 March 2011

SINN Féin President Gerry Adams TD has expressed his “deep sadness” at the news of the death of journalist and RTÉ broadcaster Gerald Barry. Gerry Adams said:

Gerald Barry’s distinctive voice and incisive and probing interview style were sadly missing during the recent election campaign.

Gerald was a thoughtful and fair journalist and broadcaster.

His death is a deep... Free article

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