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5 May 1916 – Major John MacBride faces British guns again

5 May 2016

One of the leaders of the Rising, John MacBride, to be executed by British Army firing squad – 5 May 1916 Free article

Scottish independence referendum deal signed

15 October 2012

Scotland will vote on independence in the autumn of 2014, it was confirmed on Monday following an agreement between Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and British Prime Minister David Cameron in Edinburgh. Free article

New bridge linking North and South will be first since partition

15 October 2012

A new bridge linking the North and South of Ireland has been granted planning permission by the Stormont government. When constructed it will be the first cross border bridge since the partition of Ireland in 1922. Free article

Martina Anderson MEP meets republican ex-prisoners and wrongful convictions group

15 October 2012

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson met with republican ex-prisoners grouop Tar Anall and members of the newly launched Irish Centre on Wrongful Convictions (ICWC) in Belfast on Friday. The ICWC is a grassroots human rights organisation established by a number of former prisoners, human rights lawyers and human rights activists. Martina also toured Belfast's Irish Republican History Museum at Conway Mill. Free article

Dungannon Council passes vote calling for release of Gerry McGeough, Marian Price and Martin Corey

15 October 2012

Sinn Féin Mayor's casting vote sees motion passed after 9-9 tie Free article

Colombia’s President apologises for historic crimes unearthed by Roger Casement

13 October 2012

Up to 100,000 native people were murdered by the government-backed rubber company stealing their land's resources while countless others were enslaved, tortured and mutilated Free article

Broadside over Arlene’s £100k for Royal Navy warship works

12 October 2012

Royal Navy should pay for restoring relic, Sinn Féin MLA says Free article

Sinn Féin secures Dáil debate this week on Home Help cuts

12 October 2012

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD says the motion on Tuesday and Wednesday night will give TDs with an opportunity to reject and reverse the savage cuts Free article

UTV: Loyalist band arrested over tunes

12 October 2012

Eleven members of the Young Conway Volunteers, the band accused of playing sectarian tunes outside a Catholic church in Belfast on the Twelfth, have been arrested Free article

Video: Priory Hall 1st Anniversary March – Saturday 2pm, Donaghmede Shopping Centre

12 October 2012

Show your solidarity with the residents of Priory Hall, now one year out their homes as the Fine Gael/Labour Government stand idly by Free article

Mayor of Belfast portrait unveiled

11 October 2012

A PORTRAIT of the former and youngest Mayor of Belfast, Sinn Féin Councillor Niall Ó Donnghaile, was unveiled in Belfast City Hall on 5 October to mark Niall’s just-completed year in office. Free article

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Special 1916 Centenary Edition




• Introduction by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams 

• 1916 Ceannairí  | Biographies of the leading men and women who took part in the Rising

• Seven Days, Seven Men, Seven Hills | By Éamonn Mac Thomáis, republican activist, writer and historian

• Women in struggle | by Máire Comerford, a lifelong republican who witnessed central events in 1916-23

• Chronology of events 

• Map and description of the main battles and major events

• The Rising outside Dublin

• Stop press! Censorship and the media reaction to Easter 1916

• Roger Casement | 1916 rebel and a national hero on the Faroe Islands

• Internationalists in the Easter Rising | Scandinavian rebels in the GPO and ANZAC troops in Trinity College

Special rate available for orders of 10 and over

Uncomfortable Conversations 

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An initiative for dialogue 

for reconciliation 

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Contributions from key figures in the churches, academia and wider civic society as well as senior republican figures


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