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How republicans dealt with allegations of child abuse

19 October 2014

‘Anyone who has any information whatsoever about any child abuse should come forward to the authorities, North or South, and they will have the full support of Sinn Féin in so doing. That includes Maíria Cahill. Whatever information she has on this she should give to the appropriate authority.’ – Gerry Adams Free article

Singer Morrissey says British queen should give Six Counties back to Ireland

16 May 2011

WITH the visit of Queen Elizabeth to Ireland due to begin, the Lancashire-born singer, songwriter and performer Steven Patrick Morrissey has written an article for Dublin’s Hot Press, which challenges in trenchant terms the appropriateness of welcoming the British monarch to Ireland.

Morrissey, both of whose parents are Irish, dismisses the four-day visit as part of a new... Free article

For the Irish Labour Party today – James Connolly on 1911 visit of King George V

16 May 2011



As you are aware from reading the daily and weekly newspapers, we are about to be blessed with a visit from King George V.

Knowing from previous experience of royal visits, as well as from the coronation orgies of the past few weeks, that the occasion will be utilised to make propaganda on behalf of royalty and aristocracy against the... Free article

Sinn Féin Assembly ministerial and group appointments

16 May 2011

Sinn Féin Ministers

Deputy First Minister – Martin McGuinness

Department of Education (DE) – John O’Dowd
Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) – Michelle O’Neill
Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) – Carál Ní Chuilín

Junior Minister OFMDFM – Martina Anderson

Parliamentary Under-Secretaries

DCAL – Barry McElduff

Education – Mitchel McLaughlin

DARD... Free article


14 May 2011

Who was behind the murder of Eddie Fullerton?

ON MAY 25th, the 20th anniversary of the UDA murder in his Donegal home of Councillor Eddie Fullerton, Eddie’s family are expected to make a major statement in their quest to uncover the truth about who was behind the assassination of one of the most prominent and popular Sinn Féin figures of the 1970s and 1980s.
This is how events... Free article

Update: Gerry Adams on Queen Elizabeth's state visit and Irish Examiner article

14 May 2011

GERRY ADAMS has corrected media reports that Sinn Féin has changed its position on the state visit of Queen Elizabeth but he said that, as it is going ahead, it provides the British Establishment with an opportunity to help build a new relationship between the people of Ireland and Britain based on equality and mutual respect.

He added:

Much will depend on what the British ... Free article

Pat Finucane Inquiry about to be announced by British Government?

13 May 2011

MEDIA SPECULATION has suggested that the British Government is to announce an inquiry into the murder of civil rights lawyer Pat Finucane.

Pat Finucane was shot 14 times in his north Belfast home on February 12th 1989. The attack was claimed by the Ulster Defence Association/Ulster Freedom Fighters.

An RUC Special Branch agent and UDA gunman, Ken Barrett, was sentenced to... Free article

Employment Action Plan doesn't do the job, says Aengus Ó Snodaigh

13 May 2011

Aengus Ó Snodaigh TDTHE Labour/Fine Gael Government's Employment Action Plan is just not fit for purpose and doesn't do the job it's supposed to, Sinn Féin Social Protection spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has said.

I acknowledge the commitment in the Jobs Initiative to reinvigorate the National Employment Action Plan. That plan is badly in need of an update as it is no longer fit to activate... Free article


13 May 2011

SINN FÉIN TDs have published their Dáil motion to be debated next week during the state visit by Queen Elizabeth pressing her Government to finally acknowledge and co-operate with the all-party Dáil motion passed three years ago urging Whitehall to open its files on the Dublin/Monaghan bombings.

The motion reiterates a previous all-party motion which was passed in July 2008 and... Free article

The elections are over – the struggle continues

12 May 2011

MAY 5th was not just the day voters in the Six Counties went to the polls – it was the 30th anniversary of the death on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh of IRA Volunteer Bobby Sands, elected Member of Parliament for Fermanagh/South Tyrone.
There was a poignancy of the coincidence of the dates of these events that was keenly felt by republicans and nationalists.
The... Free article


12 May 2011

Device aimed at Cairde na hÉireann like bomb sent to Celtic manager

REPUBLICANS in Scotland have been urged to be vigilant after police revealed that a parcel sent through the Post Office and intended for Sinn Féin support group Cairde na hÉireann was a bomb that could have caused “real harm”.
The device was one of a series of five targeting high-profile people in Scotland,... Free article

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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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