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The Great Escape from the H-Blocks

25 September 2017

TWO YEARS after the epic 1981 H-Block Hunger Strike in which ten young republicans died, there was another epic event at Long Kesh that dealt a huge blow to the Thatcher regime in Ireland. This was the escape of 38 IRA prisoners from H-Block 7 on Sunday 25 September 1983. Free article

Sinn Féin Commemorations - VOLUNTEER CHARLIE McGLADE

1 October 2010

The struggle is not over yet

‘Charlie McGlade was not afraid to take up arms to oppose the enemy but he was not a militarist. He had a social conscience and he understood that the struggle to end British rule and create a New Republic on this island required much more than just a change of flags, a lick of green paint on the post boxes and a series of self-serving conservative... Free article

Eoin Ó Broin Sinn Féin Dáil challenger to Paul Gogarty, Mary Harney and Chief Whip

1 October 2010

AN PHOBLACHT columnist, author and Sinn Féin activist Eoin Ó Broin has been unanimously selected as the Sinn Féin general election candidate for Dublin Mid-West.

The sitting TDs are former Progressive Democrats leader and now Health Minister Mary Harney, controversial Green Party TD Paul Gogarty and Fianna Fáil Government Chief Whip John Curran, who has been in the forefront... Free article

Rachael Keogh's battle with heroin – Waterford hears her story

1 October 2010

COUNCILLOR DAVID CULLINANE from Waterford City popped into the An Phoblacht office in Dublin yesterday and was talking about how much he had been moved by the story of Rachael Keogh and her battle with heroin. Readers may recall that Rachael heroically told her story on RTÉ's Late Late Show. Last Wednesday week, she was in Waterford. David Cullinane was there and he blogged... Free article

Students sign up for Sinn Féin in universities, colleges and DITs

1 October 2010

A HUNDRED students have signed up to join or keep in touch with the Sinn Féin Group in IT Sligo.

Sinn Féin is organised in most universities, colleges and ITs around Ireland. If you or anyone you know might be interested in Sinn Féin, contact Head Office by emailing [email protected] and they'll put you in touch with the Students Organiser.

Cork Sinn Féin housing campaign brought to Mahon

30 September 2010

THE numbers on the housing list in Cork City could reach 10,000 by the end of the year – and City Hall will face a series of protests unless the council takes radical action to tackle the housing crisis, Sinn Féin Councillor Chris O’Leary told a well-attended meeting on the issue at Mahon Community Centre on Tuesday night.

The meeting was the second in a series of public meetings... Free article

FEPS/TASC Conference: ‘Towards Recovery’ – October 23 @ Croke Park

30 September 2010



Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and TASC

Registration necessary

Saturday 23rd October in Croke Park, Dublin

Full programme and list of speakers


The following speakers are among those already confirmed:-

  • Prof Bernadette Andreosso - Director of the Euro-Asia Centre at the University of Limerick
  • Pervenche... Free article

Sinn Féin only party in the Dáil fighting cuts, says Aengus Ó Snodaigh

29 September 2010

SPEAKING  after attending the Irish Congress of Trades Unions rally at the Dáil today in opposition to cutbacks, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Social Protection Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD said Sinn Féin is the only voice in the Dáil that is opposing cutbacks.

He said:

Both Fine Gael and Labour have signed up to cutting €3billion out of the economy annually for the next three years up... Free article

Jobs, Not Cuts – Rallies in Dublin, Derry and Belfast on Wednesday

28 September 2010

European Trade Union Confederation


Supported by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and Sinn Féin

Wednesday 29th September


Assemble 12:30pm – Rally at Dáil 1pm


Assemble 12:30pm – Rally 1pm to 2pm


Assemble 12:30pm – Rally 1pm to 2pm

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