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On this day - Broadcasting ban introduced

19 October 2018

On this day 30 years ago the British government introduced the controversial broadcasting ban preventing Sinn Féin representatives from being heard on TV and radio. Free article

Partition has failed - It's time to start planning for a New Ireland - Declan Kearney

14 September 2018

In this article, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney MLA writes that partition has failed and adds that the toxic alliance between the Tories and DUP, combined with the onset of Brexit have reinforced the need for a referendum on Irish unity. Free article

Uniting Conference in Letterkenny tomorrow

14 September 2018

Sinn Féin will host a United Ireland conference in Letterkenny tomorrow featuring a range of speakers discussing what Irish unity would look like and how it can be achieved. Free article

Fianna Fáil MPs will swear oath of allegiance to British monarch – Micheál Martin

11 September 2018

FIANNA Fáil leader Mícheál Martin TD has confirmed that successful Fianna Fáil candidates standing in the North would take their seats in Westminster. Such a move would require their MPs to swear an oath of allegiance to the reigning British monarch.

Deputy Martin made the remarks after he was asked about the possibility of Fianna Fáil merging with the Social Democratic and Labour... Free article

Bradley intervention a move away from Good Friday Agreement - O'Neill

10 September 2018

In this article, which first appeared in the Irish News, Sinn Féin deputy leader Michelle O'Neill said the British government is reliant on the DUP for its own survival and is clearly determined not to upset that applecart, no matter how rotten its contents may be. Free article

Black 47 – A Review

9 September 2018

Lance Daly’s Black 47 sets the scene of Famine struck Connemara at the height of An Gorta Mór. Ireland at the time was a storm of manufactured poverty, arrogant British colonial misrule, rotten politics, and religious bigotry. It was a preventable tragedy which still looms large in Irish history today.

The film follows the story of battle hardened Máirtín Ó Fiannaidhe, a deserter... Free article

Catalan political prisoners should be released immediately - Anderson

7 September 2018

All Catalan political prisoners held by the Spanish authorities in relation to the Catalan independence referendum should be released immediately. Free article

Pressure mounts on IFA to cancel Israel fixture

7 September 2018

The Irish Football Association have come under increased pressure to cancel an international friendly with Israeli which is scheduled for Tuesday 11th, September. Free article

110 years ago - Scoil Éanna

7 September 2018

Scoil Éanna opened on 8 September 1908, 110 years ago this week. Free article

Voting Rights for All - report calls for EU seats for North

5 September 2018

The Irish government should create a new constituency and allocated its two additional European Parliament seats to the north to ensure the democratic rights of all Irish citizens are upheld, a newly published independent legal opinion has said. Free article

"It's time for the Housing Minister to go"

3 September 2018

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald has confirmed that the party will table a motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy as the housing crisis continues to spiral under Fine Gael.

The Dublin Central TD broke the news at the Sinn Féin annual away day in Cavan. In her opening address, deputy McDonald said that the minister is “out of touch” and homelessness has now... Free article

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