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The days of second class citizenship in the north are over - Declan Kearney

22 February 2018

In this article, which first appeared in the Irish News, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney addresses the legacy of the civil rights movement and writes that the days of second class citizenship in the north are over. Free article

Standing up to bankers and governments

15 October 2010

ONE has to admire and respect those brave Greek and French people who use the only tool they have with regard to the chaos caused by such inept governments and bankers.

I salute them. If only we Irish had the the same courage and stand up and be counted.

Dublin 22

You can still hate Ryanair – Michael O'Leary doesn't like the competition

14 October 2010

I HAVE some good news and I have some bad news. On the good side, it is okay to hate Ryanair and run a website with this as your sole purpose. The bad news is that you are not allowed make money from it.

This week, Robert Tyler, a Londoner who set up I Hate Ryanair will have to hand over the domain name to Ryanair after a judgement by Nominet, the British internet domain name... Free article

The spirit of Pearse and bankrupt governments

12 October 2010

"THE men who have led Ireland for 25 years have done evil, and they are bankrupt. They are bankrupt in policy, bankrupt in credit, bankrupt now even in words. They have nothing to propose to Ireland, no way of wisdom, no counsel of courage.

"When they speak they speak only untruth and blasphemy. Their utterances are no longer the utterances of men. They are the mumblings and the... Free article

Gerry Adams: Bond-holders and taxpayers and December 4th

10 October 2010

'The Government says it cannot ask bondholders – who understood the risks in the first place – to take a hit on their bad investment but healthcare, education, social welfare recipients, the young and the old can'

Bond-holders and taxpayers and December 4th

BY GERRY ADAMS MP, President of Sinn Féin

THE cost of the bank bail-out to the taxpayers has been revealed to be an... Free article

John Lennon's birthday – One photo that won't be used by the British media?

9 October 2010

OCTOBER 9th 2010 would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday. Fresh Air remembers the legendary musician with excerpts from interviews conducted with people who knew him, and people who studied his life. This discussion with Jon Wiener was originally broadcast on January 25th 2000.

ANTI-WAR SONGS like Give Peace a Chance didn't exactly endear former Beatle John Lennon to the... Free article

End the Afghan War: Shannon Airport Roundabout, Sunday (PANA)

9 October 2010

THE war on Afghanistan has gone on now for nine years. To mark the event, the Peace & Neutrality Alliance and Shannonwatch are organising a demonstration at the Shannon Airport Roundabout on Sunday, October 10 from 2pm to 3pm.

PANA held its first demonstration at Shannon Airport against the war in May 2002. Since then, thousands of Afghans, US and other soldiers from its vassal... Free article

Pearse Doherty seeks by-election nomination this Sunday, Donegal South-West

9 October 2010

THE Sinn Féin selection convention for the Donegal South-West by-election will take place in the Óstan Loch Altan, Gortahork, this Sunday, 10th October, at 4pm.

Senator Pearse Doherty, currently engaged in a High Court action against the Government over its failure to hold the by-election, will seek the Sinn Féin nomination.

Senator Doherty said:

The Donegal South-West... Free article

Bertie's News of the World ad – Take 3 / Rupert Murdoch's $1m election bid

8 October 2010

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AN PHOBLACHT can't claim Rupert Murdoch as a friend.... Free article

Autumn Irish-language evening classes, 58 Parnell Square – Start Monday

8 October 2010

A NEW Irish-language course for beginners will start on Monday 11th October in 58 Parnell Square (the Sinn Féin Bookshop).

The course will focus on communicative skills: listening and speaking.

Using modern teaching methods, students will learn to engage in simple everyday interaction while being provided with the basic structure of the language.

Classes will be held weekly... Free article

No group hug to ease Greens’ conscience – Sinn Féin rejects cuts consensus

8 October 2010

SINN FÉIN has rejected the Green Party’s call for an all-party consensus on a cuts agenda, saying there will be “no group hug to ease the Green Party’s conscience”.

Sinn Féin Social Protection spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD said his party would not be part of a consensus for “savage cuts, further deflation and unemployment”.

He said:

The Green Party’s John Gormley and... Free article

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