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The two significant Sinn Féin and royal meetings will promote reconciliation and healing

22 May 2015

Substantive and historic events have occurred this week to assist us all in moving forward. They should not be squandered – they should be built upon Free article

SINN FÉIN LAUNCHES CONSULTATION PROGRAMME FIVE QUESTIONS FOR FARMING

30 September 2011

Listening to rural Ireland

BY MARK MOLONEY

SINN FÉIN has launched a Listening to Rural Ireland initiative to hear directly from farmers and their families about their concerns and issues.
It was launched by Sinn Féin spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Michael Colreavy TD at the Ploughing Championships in Athy.
Over the coming weeks, Sinn Féin representatives will... Free article

MARTIN McGUINNESS

30 September 2011

The People’s President – Uachtarán na nDaoine

MARTIN McGUINNESS has been an extremely influential person in Irish politics for many years and a critical figure in developing and sustaining the Peace Process. He has a deep love of Ireland and a vision of where Ireland as a nation needs to go.
As deputy First Minister in the North, Martin has shown leadership in working closely and... Free article

‘My Goodness, McGuinness’

30 September 2011

LONG-TIME republican media watchers know there are those journalists and news media outlets who will acknowledge and recognise the ability of Sinn Féin to reset the political thermostat in Irish politics — and there are those who hate the party for it.
The full spectrum of Irish media, from fair comment to vile begrudging, has been on display after the ratification by the Sinn... Free article

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION | MLAs CALL FOR RIGHT TO VOTE FOR ALL IRISH CITIZENS

30 September 2011

Votes for the Six

SIX Sinn Féin MLAs wearing county jerseys representing each of the Six Counties and holding their Irish passports made a call for Irish citizens in the North to be given the right to vote for the President of Ireland.
Sinn Féin also wants the vote to be given to the Irish Diaspora.
Tyrone MLA Barry McElduff took Fine Gael to task over its unfulfilled pre-election... Free article

The Seanad, House of Lords and upper houses

30 September 2011

Do we want a Seanad?

BY TALLYER

THE POOR OUL’ SEANAD has more arrows hanging out of it than Custer had. No one has a good word to say about it. Most of us have an opinion about the Seanad but how many of us understand how it works or what its purpose is?
Political systems that have two houses are called bicameral, camera being the Latin for chamber (I knew those Latin classes... Free article

DESMOND GREAVES SUMMER SCHOOL 2011 | SINN FÉIN SENATOR KATHRYN REILLY

30 September 2011

An All-Ireland Economic Area does it make sense?

THE 23rd Desmond Greaves Summer School took place at the Ireland Institute in Dublin over the weekend of September 9th to 11th. Discussion themes included The International Economic Crisis – Making the Periphery Pay; Is Ireland a Democratic Republic?; Ireland and the Eurozone Crisis; and Where is Contemporary Capitalism Going?.
In... Free article

The State of the European Union

30 September 2011

MUCH was being made of the importance of the European Commission President’s annual ‘State of the Union’ address to MEPs on September 28th to the future of the EU. All the kerfuffle ignores the fact that, with every passing week, EU leaders find themselves at least once in “now or never” or “crunch time” meeting, yet none of the so-called crisis summits has produced a solution to... Free article

Ian Óg agus Diúltú don Dul Chun Cinn

30 September 2011

LE DONNCHADH Mac AMHLAIDH

» LE DONNCHADH
Mac AMHLAIDH

IS LÉIR AMACH is amach nach bhfuil Ian Óg Paisley ag foghlaim agus nach bhfuil ‘an coileán mar bhí an cú mór’.
Agus é ag caint le gairid ar The Politics Show (18/09/11), ní raibh aige ach dímheas ar Mháirtín Mhac Aonghusa atá ag dul chun tosaigh le bheith ina Uachtarán orainn. Tá an méid sin féin le moladh — go bhfuil Sinn... Free article

NEW YORK COURT CASE REVEALS SHANNON AIRPORT RENDITION FLIGHTS | LABOUR LEADER CHALLENGED BY SHANNONWATCH

30 September 2011

‘Not knowing’ is not good enough

‘SHANNONWATCH’, the human rights group monitoring US military and rendition-linked flights in and out of Shannon Airport and through Irish airspace, has challenged Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore about his turnaround on inspecting suspect aircraft since becoming Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs.
A New York court has heard in recent... Free article

SPAIN SENTENCES BASQUE LEADERS AT HEART OF PEACE PROCESS | SINN FÉIN CALLS FOR RELEASE

30 September 2011

Arnaldo Otegi sentenced

ARNALDO OTEGI, the former leader of outlawed Basque independence party Batasuna, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail after being convicted by a Spain’s National Court of trying to rebuild Batasuna. Four other accused were handed prison sentences ranging from 8 to 10 years; three others were acquitted.
Batasuna was banned in 2003 for alleged links with... Free article

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Uncomfortable Conversations 

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An initiative for dialogue 

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