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It’s the elections, stupid – Declan Kearney on the Stormont talks

17 December 2014

Last Thursday, the British Prime Minister engaged in the worst from of car-crash diplomacy, and his front-seat passenger was An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, writes Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney Free article

Naomh do na meáin – namhad don neamhspleachas

16 June 2011


DE MORTUIS nil nisi bonum.  Ná habair droch rud ar bith faoin marbh, mar a déarfadh sa Laidin.  Ach is deacair cloí leis sin nuair a bhíonn an domhan dhá bhá faoi ómós do Gharret FitzGerald.  Mura ndearnadh naomh ar fad de rinneadh duine beannaithe dhe.
Léirigh scríobhneóir amháin san Irish Times, nach raibh ach míorúilt ag teastáil, agus thagair sé don... Free article


16 June 2011

Kildare republicans step up for Bodenstown

THE annual Wolfe Tone Commemoration takes place on June 19th when republicans from across Ireland and overseas will gather in Bodenstown Churchyard, near Sallins, County Kildare, to remember Theobald Wolfe Tone, “the father of Irish Republicanism”.
An Phoblacht’s MARK MOLONEY speaks to south Kildare Sinn Féin organiser and republican... Free article

Vodafone cuts 130 irish jobs

16 June 2011


Sinn Féin President and TD for Louth

VODAFONE’S announcement that it plans to cut over 130 jobs from its workforce in Dundalk and Dublin and ‘outsource’ them to India and Egypt has outraged the Communications Workers’ Union and has led to condemnation from Sinn Féin and others.
Most of the jobs are expected to go in Louth.
The... Free article

Volunteer Danny McCauley remembered in Tyrone

16 June 2011

REPUBLICANS from throughout Strabane and Donegal gathered on Friday evening 4th June, to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Volunteer Danny McCauley, West Tyrone Command, Óglaigh na hÉireann.
Led by the Strabane Memorial Flute Band participants paraded from the bottom of the Graveyard Road to Strabane Cemetery where Councillor Jay McCauley chaired the graveside wreath... Free article

Volunteer Hugh Hehir Commemoration held in Clare

16 June 2011

THE 23rd anniversary of the death on active service of Volunteer Hugh Hehir was marked in County Clare on 8th May. Despite bad weather, the event attracted the largest attendance in recent years.
Led by the Volunteer Ed O’Brien Republican Flute Band, the crowd marched from Clarecastle Church to the graveyard in the town where Sinn Féin Councillor Maurice Quinlivan from Limerick... Free article

Camlough and South Armagh remembers Raymond McCreesh

16 June 2011

THE 30th anniversary of the death of Hunger Striker Raymond McCreesh was remembered at a very poignant ceremony on Sunday 5th June.
The commemoration took place, after the young Camloch man’s Anniversary Mass, at the Republican Plot in St Malachy’s Graveyard, where he is buried. The moving ceremony was attended by the McCreesh family, the local community and friends and comrades... Free article

Volunteer Martin ‘Doco’ Doherty Commemoration

16 June 2011


THE family of Dublin Brigade IRA Volunteer Martin ‘Doco’ Doherty have told An Phoblacht that the family is upset that another republican group tried to march to Doco’s grave the day after this year’s commemoration by them was addressed by Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe.
Doco gave his life for... Free article

Disturbing the political peace

16 June 2011

THINGS ARE DIFFICULT in the flat at the moment. Last week, while complaining about Fine Gael’s plans to bring in water charges, Roisín expressed bitter regret at having given Fine Gael a second preference.
Her excuse, once I had picked my jaw up from the floor, is that she wanted Fianna Fáil out and there’s hardly a great selection of candidates in Cork South-West (Roisín keeps... Free article

Bas mall pianmhar d’Údarás na Gaeltachta

16 June 2011

CÉ GUR CUIREADH fáilte roimh an fhógra a rinne an tAire Stáit Dinny McGinley go gcoinneofar an Údarás na Gaeltachta agus go mbeidh cead acu Príomhfheidhmeannach a cheapadh, tá sé an-cháinteach nach ndearnadh fógra go mbeidh soláthar cuí dhá chur ar fáil dóibh le fostaíocht a chaomhnú gan trácht ar phoist nua a chruthú, mar a moladh i dtuarascáil Indecon.
B’shin an teachtaireacht ó... Free article

E-coli outbreak and EU Budget on the table

16 June 2011

THE June plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg saw the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) group set out its stall on proposals for the future EU Budget. This comes ahead of the publication of a European Commission document on the issue in July.
Group President Lothar Bisky said the Left had “particularly high ambitions for the social orientation of... Free article

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