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Michael Devine

20 August 2014

On the death of INLA Volunteer Michael Devine at 12 minutes to eight on Thursday 20 August 1981, his brother-in-law, Frankie McCauley, said: “One thinks, ‘Ten men, how many more have to die? We have ours now over us. Next week it will be big Laurence’s people waiting for the same thing. Then the Devlins after that and another boy will go on hunger strike and another. They’ll never break them.’” Free article

Death of Seán Cronin, republican, IRA activist and 'Irish Times' writer

10 March 2011

GERRY ADAMS TD has expressed his sadness at the news of the death of Seán Cronin and extended his sincere condolences to Seán ‘s wife Reva and family circle.

The Sinn Féin president said:

Seán Cronin was a pivotal figure in Irish republicanism for decades but particularly during the 1950s. He was an author who wrote the definitive book on Irish nationalism and other... Free article

Tory minister cancels west Belfast visit to dodge Sinn Féin protests against cuts

10 March 2011

A TORY MINISTER cancelled a visit to west Belfast after Sinn Féin organised protests against Conservative/Lib Dem Government cuts.

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Women Sinn Féin TDs make pledge on International Women’s Day

9 March 2011

NEWLY-ELECTED Sinn Féin TDs Mary Lou McDonald and Sandra McLellan have said that women’s rights will be a priority for their party in the new Dáil.

Deputies McDonald and McLellan were launching five priorities for Sinn Féin in the new Dåil to mark International Women’s Day.

Speaking at Leinster House, Mary Lou said:

It is very clear that inequality is as real and rampant... Free article

Video > Sinn Féin's 14 newly-elected TDs arrive for opening of 31st Dáil

9 March 2011

SPEAKING as the Sinn Féin TDs arrived at Leinster House for the first meeting of the new Dáil today, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD said the Fine Gael/Labour Party Programme for Government represents more of the same failed policies which were just rejected by the electorate.

Deputy Adams said Sinn Féin will provide strong and effective opposition to the new Government.

Will Labour TDs opposing Programme for Government oppose cuts in the Dáil?

9 March 2011

LABOUR TD Joanna Tuffy has been challenged by Sinn Féin's Eoin Ó Broin to back up her opposition at the Labour conference to the Fine Gael/Labour coalition by voting in the Dáil against public sector jobs cuts, sale of state assets and increases in university fees.

Eoin Ó Broin said:

The Programme for Government commits the Labour Party to implementing the Fianna Fáil... Free article

Eoghan Harris coughs up

9 March 2011

FOUR YEARS is a long time in politics but it was four years ago that Eoghan Harris accepted a bet from Jude Collins which eventually cost Mr Harris one thousand pounds. Here is the story as told by Jude Collins.


THERE ARE STORIES that have a happy ending and there are stories that have an unhappy ending. This is a happy-ender.

It began back in... Free article


4 March 2011

THESE are historic times. We remember the sacrifices of countless others and pay tribute to them through our efforts now.
March 1st marks the 30th anniversary of the start of the 1981 H-Blocks Hunger Strike.
March 8th marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.
And March marks the arrival in Leinster House of Sinn Féin as a truly significant political force in the 26... Free article


4 March 2011

Beyond the Green Tide

CANVASSING in Cloontagh, Inishowen: 9pm, Tuesday 22nd February
“Last call,” said Roger. “A courtesy.” The courtesy turned into a privilege . . . for Pádraig (now a TD) and me.
Kathleen is 84. She cares full-time for Gareth, her foster son, aged 22, once a champion boxer, now profoundly disabled. It was humbling.
Kathleen and Gareth belong to the Ireland left... Free article

Ghost of bad policing hangs over McGurk’s bomb report

4 March 2011

A DAY of “vindication and victory” for the families of 15 people killed in the 1971 McGurk’s Bar bombing turned sour after PSNI Chief Constable Matt Baggott refused to accept Police Ombudsman Al Hutchinson’s finding of RUC bias in the force insisting republicans were responsible rather than loyalists. The bomb attack was later proven to have been the work of the UVF.
Matt Baggott... Free article


4 March 2011

Sinn Féin i bhfad níos láidre i nGaillimh Thiar


RUD AMHÁIN atá soiléir ó thorthaí Olltoghcháin 2011 ná go bhfuil tacaíocht do Shinn Féin agus ár bhfís pholaitiúil i gContae na Gaillimhe agus go náisiúnta ag fás go mór. Tá ár vóta méadaithe faoi thrí i nGaillimh Thiar agus bhí méadú de 2000 ar vóta Shinn Féin i ndáilcheantair na Gaillimhe Thoir. Sin rud a... Free article

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