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Tánaiste’s refusal to meet family of Councillor Eddie Fullerton a ‘disgrace’

1 July 2015

The Tánaiste’s office has told Donegal TD Pádraig Mac Lochlainn that she is too busy to meet with the family Free article

BALLYMURPHY, AUGUST 1971 | 11 CIVILIANS SHOT DEAD BY BRITISH ARMY’S PARACHUTE REGIMENT

5 December 2011

Families see new inquests as ‘a starting point’

BY PEADAR WHELAN

NEWS that the North’s Attorney General is to reopen inquests into the deaths of 10 of the 11 people killed by British paratroopers in 1971 is “a very important step”, the families have said.
In August 1971, two days after internment on 9th August, 11 civilians - including a local priest and a mother of eight... Free article

HUGH DOHERTY | REPUBLICAN EX-PRISONER AND VETERAN OF THE BALCOMBE STREET SIEGE

5 December 2011

Life in prison to life as an artist

HUGH AODH DOHERTY is a former IRA POW who was sentenced to 30 years’ imprisonment after his and his comrades’ arrest in London in 1975. Now a successful artist, samples of Aodh’s works have just been exhibited in the new Cultúrlann gallery on the Falls Road.

AODH was born in the Gorbals district of Glasgow in 1950 to Dan and Madge Doherty... Free article

Files stay closed on 49 killings by RUC

5 December 2011

FAMILIES IN SHOCK AT REVELATION ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL DEATHS | POLICE OMBUDSMAN’S OFFICE IN THE DOCK AGAIN

» BY PEADAR WHELAN

ALMOST 50 CONTROVERSIAL KILLINGS by the RUC cannot be reopened unless there is ‘new evidence’, it has just been revealed to families despite the Police Ombudsman’s office having concerns about this for four years and a British Supreme Court ruling as far... Free article

INTERVIEW | SINN FÉIN ACTIVISTS ON BOARD MV SAOIRSE

5 December 2011

Irish Gaza siege breakers defy Israel

 

BY PEADAR WHELAN

THE Irish aid workers kidnapped by the Israeli military as they brought aid to the besieged citizens of Gaza defied their captors throughout the duration of their ordeal.
The 14-strong crew of the MV Saoirse, along with the crew of the Canadian-registered Al-Tahrir (‘Freedom’), were taken prisoner by Israeli commandos... Free article

Ground-breaking history of the IRA in English prisons

5 December 2011

SPECIAL CATEGORY – THE IRA IN ENGLISH PRISONS (VOLUME 1: 1968-1978) | BY DR RUÁN O’DONNELL

SPECIAL CATEGORY - The IRA in English Prisons (Volume 1: 1968-1978) is a ground-breaking work from DR RUÁN O’DONNELL, Senior Lecturer in the History Department in Limerick University. O’Donnell has been researching the history of the Republican Movement in Ireland from the days of the... Free article

Christy Dixon

5 December 2011

Dublin (1953 to 2011)

IT WAS with great sadness that we learned of the death of our comrade and friend, Christy Noel Dixon, who passed away on Tuesday 11th October.
Christy’s early life began in East Wall, Dublin. Like many other Dubliners, he watched in horror as the events in the North unfolded but, true to his sense of social justice and compassion, Christy did not sit idly by... Free article

Notices

5 December 2011

I nDíl Chuimhne

1 December 1975: Volunteer Laura CRAWFORD, Cumann na mBan, Belfast; Volunteer Paul FOX, Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion.
2 December 1984: Volunteer Antoine Mac GIOLLA BHRIGHDE, County Derry Brigade; Volunteer Ciaran FLEMING, Derry Brigade.
3 December1973: Volunteer Joe WALKER, Derry Brigade.
4 December 1972: Fian Bernard FOX, Fian Seán HUGHES, Fianna Éireann.
4... Free article

THE PASSING OF A BOXING LEGEND | EX-BOXER ALEX MASKEY REMEMBERS HIS TIMES WITH A CHAMPION

5 December 2011

When Smokin’ Joe Frazier came to Belfast

I WAS INTRODUCED to Smokin’ Joe Frazier in Philadelphia by his good friend the late Mike Doyle. Mike’s family emigrated to the United States from Roscommon when he was a three-year-old but he never forgot his roots travelling home regularly to maintain contact with his wider family circle and old friends, including a number of republican... Free article

Gerry Adams lifts lid on Dáil pensions bonanza

5 December 2011

SCANDAL: AS TAXPAYERS FACE HUGE BUDGET CUTS, 109 EX-MINISTERS POCKET HEFTY PAY-OFFS

BY JOHN HEDGES

SINN FÉIN has exposed the scandal of a pensions bonanza being pocketed by more than a hundred former Dáil ministers as taxpayers fear a slash and burn Budget.
More than one in four of the ex-ministers are on pensions of between €100,000 and €150,000 a year while their parties... Free article

Ní pobal tuaithe amháin atá i gecist

5 December 2011

Táillí Séarachais indán do gach teach sa tír?

TÁ AN t-uafás cainte tarraingthe ar fud na tíre ag an díospóireacht maidir le cúrsaí séarachais agus b’fhéidir go gceapann lucht na mbailte nach mbaineann sé leo, ach fan go bhfeicfidh sibh!
Bhí níos mó plé ar an mBille um Sheirbhísí Uisce (Leasú) sa Seanad ná aon bhille eile ó toghadh an Seanad úr seo. Ach, má bhí féin, bhí níos mó... Free article

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