Ap Aug front 2017

Michael Devine – Died 20 August 1981 after 60 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

20 August 2017

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

Féile an Phobail – What celebration should be about

2 August 2017

Féile an Phobail | Festival of the People – Ireland’s Biggest Community Festival (runs till 13 August) Free article

Kieran Doherty TD – Died on 2 August 1981 after 73 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

2 August 2017

IRA Volunteer Kieran Doherty, TD for Cavan/Monaghan, died at 7:15pm on Sunday 2 August 1981, the day after Kevin Lynch’s death. Kieran had joined the hunger strike one day before Kevin Lynch and survived one day longer. Free article

Francis Ledwidge Centenary in Kilmainham Gaol

1 August 2017

Ledwidge was deeply moved by the bravery of the Easter Week insurgents and appalled by the executions Free article

Kevin Lynch – Died on 1 August 1981 after 71 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

1 August 2017

Kevin excelled at Gaelic games and had captained the under-16 Derry team which won an all-Ireland hurling trophy in 1972 Free article

The Miami Showband Massacre, 31 July 1975 – A survivor’s search for the truth

31 July 2017

The Miami Showband massacre was carried out by men who were not only serving soldiers in the British Army’s Ulster Defence Regiment but also active members of a unionist death squad, the Ulster Volunteer Force – and who was the mysterious English officer at the murder scene? Free article

‘Gaza Kids’ soccer tour #COYBFG kicks off in Ireland with welcome by Dublin City Mayor

29 July 2017

‘The elected members of Dublin City Council have repeatedly supported the call for justice and peace for the people of Palestine and a lasting settlement between the Palestinian and Israeli peoples based on international law and human rights’ Free article

Show your support for the ‘Gaza Kids’ footballers now back in Ireland

29 July 2017

Launched by former Ireland manager Brian Kerr and Irish rugby international Trevor Hogan, the project aims to give the kids some relief from the stress of living under blockade and military assault Free article

‘Belfast Telegraph’ starts a war with Sinn Féin senator over UTV reporter’s British Army tweet

29 July 2017

Newspaper launches campaign after Sinn Féin Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile disagrees with UTV journalist Paul Clark on ‘our soldiers’ Free article

Mediator takes issue with Dunloy Orange Order’s complaint over parade

28 July 2017

The Mediation Network had indicated the willingness of local residents to accommodate three parades a year Free article

August issue out now – New Taoiseach stands by Old Guard 

27 July 2017

Political unionism and Orangeism need to give decisive leadership against sectarianism – Gerry Adams & Declan Kearney Free article

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