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Enda Kenny hears from relatives of 11 Irish citizens shot dead by British paratroopers in the days after internment without trial was introduced in the North in August 1971 Free article

American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier – 35 years in prison

9 September 2011

Leonard Peltier: 35 years in prison

AMERICAN INDIAN MOVEMENT (AIM) activist Leonard Peltier has been held in solitary confinement under oppressively hot conditions since 27th June for minor prison disciplinary violations which his attorney maintains he did not commit.
Peltier, age 66 and in declining health, was held in what he describes as “a steel and concrete box with no... Free article

Le Chéile 2011 Honourees

9 September 2011

SIX REPUBLICANS who have given outstanding service to the cause of Irish freedom are being honoured at the 2011 Le Chéile celebration being held around the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis.


ANNIE CAHILL was born 10th April 1935 at Whiterock Drive, Belfast. She was one of nine children born to Edward and Ethel Magee.
It was on Bodenstown Sunday in 1953 that Annie first met Joe... Free article

Abroad in Belfast

9 September 2011

WHEN Declan Kearney rang me to check was he sound to move the Ard Fheis out of Dublin, I gave him the all clear without much thought. Like any right-thinking person I assumed this meant the event would now be moved to Ireland’s first city of Cork, instead of being held to ransom by those sods in 44, who consider it an adventure of epic proportions to travel to the RDS from... Free article

Europe’s leaders must start listening to the people, not the markets

9 September 2011

ECONOMICS and the euro crisis are set to dominate agendas across all Brussels institutions, in member state capitals, and in people’s lives right across the continent.
Over the coming months, EU leaders will either continue on the same dire path or face up to the economic and social realities they have so far ignored. Having dealt disastrously with the crisis so far, disregarding... Free article

Imeacht mór san fhéilire . . .

9 September 2011

BHÍ sceitimíní orm, an lá sin, nuair a tháinig mo chárta teachta chugam mar ionadaí thar cheann Chumann Sheán Dolan, Doire Trasna, chuig Ard Fheis Sinn Féin, imeacht mór san fhéilire poblachtach, i dTeach an Ardmhéara i mBaile Átha Cliath siar i Mí Dheireadh Fómhair 1975.
Bhí beirt againn ainmnithe ag an chumann, Tommy McGlinchey, iarchime ar scaoileadh saor ón Cheis Fhada níos... Free article


9 September 2011

One of the finest comrades and bravest soldiers

A MEMORIAL STONE was unveiled to the socialist republican Peter Daly in Monageer, Enniscorthy, County Wexford, on Saturday 3rd September by the recently-formed Peter Daly Society. Peter was an IRA Volunteer and fought with distinction in the fight against fascism and in defence of the Spanish Republic with the International Brigades... Free article

Motion 162 - The abstentionist debate

9 September 2011

THE 2011 Sinn Féin Ard Fheis assembles 25 years after one of the most significant debates and one of the most momentous decisions made by republicans – the ending of the policy of refusing to take seats in Leinster House. That debate came to a head and the issue was decided at the 1986 Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Dublin.
Sixty years before that, Eamon de Valera had departed from Sinn... Free article

Imeachtaí | Events

9 September 2011


Remembering the 1981 Hunger Strike – 30 years on, and Remembering Volunteer Diarmuid O’Neill, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September. For more information see advert on page 11 or contact Clonakilty Sinn Féin 086 2202029 / clonsinnfein@gmail.com

Death of Jack Layton, leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party

9 September 2011

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams TD has expressed his sadness on learning the news of the death of Jack Layton, the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party.
The Sinn Féin leader extended his deepest sympathy and condolences to Mr. Layton’s family, and his many friends and colleagues.
“I met Jack Layton in Toronto four years ago. He was a friend to the Irish Peace Process and even... Free article


9 September 2011

I nDíl Chuimhne

1 September 1973: Volunteer Anne Marie PETTICREW, Cumann na mBan, Belfast.
4 September 1970: Volunteer Michael KANE, Belfast Brigade, 3rd Battalion.
9 September 1973: Volunteer Francis DODDS, Long Kesh.
9 September 1985: Volunteer Raymond McLAUGHLIN, Donegal Brigade.
12 September 1989: Volunteer Seamus TWOMEY, GHQ Staff.
14 September 1986: Volunteer Jim McKERNAN,... Free article

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