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

RIP 'Cormac' – Brian Moore – cartoonist with An Phoblacht/Republican News

13 March 2011

BRIAN MOORE, the political and social cartoonist better known to and loved by readers of Republican News and An Phoblacht/Republican News as ‘Cormac’, passed away on Saturday night.

Brian was a republican and a socialist. He supported the struggle for freedom and the Peace Process.

His cartoons were incisive and funny. And for many readers the back page was the first they... Free article

Danny Morrison to launch Hunger Strike exhibition in Omagh on Monday

13 March 2011

THE former Assembly member for Mid-Ulster and current Secretary of the Bobby Sands Trust, Danny Morrison, will officially launch the National Hunger Strike Exhibition in the Strule Arts Centre on Monday evening at 8pm.

Speaking ahead of the launch, Danny said:

The Hunger Strikes of 1980 and 1981 were defining moments in recent Irish history. As one of the negotiators at that... Free article

Dúirt Siad > Joan Burton/Susan McKay, Celia Larkin, Gerry Adams

13 March 2011

Joan Burton should have been made Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform. She was not. Why? Because a man wanted the job. Not a better qualified man. Not even an equally qualified man. Burton, an accountant, has been Labour’s finance spokeswoman for nine years. She is tough, not least because she’s taken part in far too many meetings at which she was the only woman. Brendan... Free article

Donegal commemoration this Sunday: Caoimhín Mac Brádaigh (1957 to 1988)

12 March 2011

A COMMEMORATION will take place in County Donegal on Sunday 13th March at 2.30pm to mark the 23rd anniversary of Caoimhín Mac Brádaigh, who was killed along with two other nationalists by a loyalist attacker at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast on 16th March 1988.

This Sunday’s commemoration will start at Paddy Óg’s in Crolly and proceed to Caoimhín’s monument at Leo’s in... Free article


12 March 2011

A UNITED STATES Congressional Hearing will be heard in Washington DC on Wednesday into the ‘Ballymurphy Massacre’ carried out by the British Army in west Belfast in 1971.

Two days after internment, 11 civilians – including a local priest and a mother of eight children – were shot dead by the British Army’s Parachute Regiment.

None of those killed had any connection to any armed... Free article

Death of Seán Cronin, republican, IRA activist and 'Irish Times' writer

10 March 2011

GERRY ADAMS TD has expressed his sadness at the news of the death of Seán Cronin and extended his sincere condolences to Seán ‘s wife Reva and family circle.

The Sinn Féin president said:

Seán Cronin was a pivotal figure in Irish republicanism for decades but particularly during the 1950s. He was an author who wrote the definitive book on Irish nationalism and other... Free article

Tory minister cancels west Belfast visit to dodge Sinn Féin protests against cuts

10 March 2011

A TORY MINISTER cancelled a visit to west Belfast after Sinn Féin organised protests against Conservative/Lib Dem Government cuts.

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Women Sinn Féin TDs make pledge on International Women’s Day

9 March 2011

NEWLY-ELECTED Sinn Féin TDs Mary Lou McDonald and Sandra McLellan have said that women’s rights will be a priority for their party in the new Dáil.

Deputies McDonald and McLellan were launching five priorities for Sinn Féin in the new Dåil to mark International Women’s Day.

Speaking at Leinster House, Mary Lou said:

It is very clear that inequality is as real and rampant... Free article

Video > Sinn Féin's 14 newly-elected TDs arrive for opening of 31st Dáil

9 March 2011

SPEAKING as the Sinn Féin TDs arrived at Leinster House for the first meeting of the new Dáil today, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD said the Fine Gael/Labour Party Programme for Government represents more of the same failed policies which were just rejected by the electorate.

Deputy Adams said Sinn Féin will provide strong and effective opposition to the new Government.

Will Labour TDs opposing Programme for Government oppose cuts in the Dáil?

9 March 2011

LABOUR TD Joanna Tuffy has been challenged by Sinn Féin's Eoin Ó Broin to back up her opposition at the Labour conference to the Fine Gael/Labour coalition by voting in the Dáil against public sector jobs cuts, sale of state assets and increases in university fees.

Eoin Ó Broin said:

The Programme for Government commits the Labour Party to implementing the Fianna Fáil... Free article

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