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Taoiseach and media accused of ignoring court judgment and rule of law in Maíria Cahill case

24 October 2014

Solicitor’s letter to Taoiseach says Fine Gael leader has ‘set aside the judicial process and ignored the findings of a court of law’ Free article

DAVID CAMERON’S ’BIG SOCIETY’ | British Prime Minister declared benefits system changes to be ‘tough, radical and fair’

12 May 2011

The only things Big about Cameron’s Society are the lies that underpin it



DO YOU REMEMBER the slogan “No war but class war”? It was very popular amongst anarchist and other Left groups in Britain during times of industrial disputes.
As a consequence, the notion of ‘class war’ has a whiff of coal dust about it. It evokes images of street, factory... Free article

Dublin victory rooted in history

12 May 2011

THE last time Dublin won the National Hurling League, ‘Hitler was heading for Poland and Paddy for Holyhead.’1939.
Ciara asked me had I been at the final. No, I don’t remember that one now, I have to say. I do remember lots of other days, though. Getting beaten by Kildare in the Leinster Championship first round in Aughrim the same year Dublin drew with the Cats in Croke Park. The... Free article

Lifting of Basque election ban welcomed by Sinn Féin

10 May 2011

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‘Palestine Education’ 6-week development education initiative, Dublin & Belfast

4 May 2011

‘PALESTINE EDUCATION’ is an exciting new development education initiative which aims to provide up-to-date, relevant and reliable information to those wishing to understand the roots and realities of the Israel-Palestine conflict.

The initiative includes a six-week course entitled 'Promises' which aims to provide an introduction to human rights, media and campaigning.

This... Free article


4 May 2011

GERRY ADAMS has said it is important that people come out and use their votes in the Assembly and local government elections in the North on Thursday.

Canvassing in Fermanagh/South Tyrone with local Assembly candidate Phil Flanagan, Gerry said:

May 5th marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Bobby Sands. The people of this constituency showed the power of their vote when... Free article

Athy May Day Festival extended to two days – Athy Community Arts Centre

29 April 2011

FOLLOWING the success of last year’s event, the organisers of Athy’s May Day Festival have decided to extend the festival into a two-day event, beginning on Saturday 30th April of the May holiday weekend and continuing into Sunday 1st May.

The round-table discussion on Sunday on the radical Left republican tradition in Irish history includes panellists Brian Hanley (co-author of... Free article

Kathryn makes it 3 Sinn Féin senators as youngest in Oireachtas at 22

29 April 2011

KATHRYN REILLY has won a seat for Sinn Féin in the Seanad elections, joining David Cullinane and Trevor Ó Clochartaigh as Sinn Féin senators and becoming the youngest member of the Oireachtas at the age of 22.

From Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan, Kathryn is an Honours graduate from Dublin City University where she completed a degree in Economics, Politics and Law and has also... Free article

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