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Backstop is the bottom line and must be maintained - McDonald tells Juncker

21 June 2018

The Brexit backstop agreed in December is the bottom line and must remain in place, Sinn Féin President Mary Lou has told the President of the EU Commission, Jean Claude Juncker. Free article

The burning of Balbriggan

27 August 2010

THE month of September 1920 saw an intensification of war in Ireland with the British Army, regular Royal Irish Constabulary, Black and Tans and Auxiliaries targeting the civilian population in ‘reprisals’ that had the sanction of the British Government. 

On September 3rd, the British regime abolished coroners’ inquests in ten Irish counties, replacing them with military... Free article

The Last of Dublin’s summer wine

27 August 2010

YOU REALISE that you are losing the plot when you find yourself arguing with a woman sitting on top of a large horse. What used to be called a Ban Garda, to be accurate. The only excuse that I will offer is that I was in an emotional state of mind as I approached the junction of Clonliffe Road and Drumcondra just after Laois (take a bow, Maurice Deegan)  - sorry, Cork - had just... Free article

Fograi Bhais

27 August 2010

Jack Crowe

A real Dublin character and unrepentant Fenian

 

 

JACK CROWE (1929 to 2010), a republican stalwart who was the archetype of a ‘Dublin character’ passed away on the 21st of July and was laid to rest in Mount Jerome Cemetery. The service in Rathfarnham was attended by several generations of Dublin republicans, supporters and former members and activists of the... Free article

Notices

27 August 2010

I nDíl Chuimhne

1 September 1973: Volunteer Anne Marie PETTICREW, Cumann na mBan, Belfast
4 September 1970: Volunteer Michael KANE, Belfast Brigade, 3rd Battalion
9 September 1973: Volunteer Francis DODDS, Long Kesh
9 September 1985: Volunteer Raymond McLAUGHLIN, Donegal Brigade
12 September 1989: Volunteer Seamus TWOMEY, GHQ Staff
14 September 1986: Volunteer Jim McKERNAN,... Free article

Notices

26 August 2010

I nDíl Chuimhne

“Life springs from death and from the graves of patriot men and women spring living nations.” – Pádraig Mac Piarais

1 August  1981: Volunteer Kevin LYNCH (INLA), Long Kesh

2 August 1981: Volunteer Kieran DOHERTY, Long Kesh

3 August 1972: Volunteer  Robert McCRUDDEN, Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion

3 August 1974: Volunteer Martin SKILLEN, Belfast Brigade, 2nd... Free article

Operation Exposure

26 August 2010

THE respected British human rights lawyer, Michael Mansfield, speaking on the BBC Radio Foyle lunchtime programme, has made the point that, in keeping with the general principle of protecting the community, there must always be respect for natural justice.
He was being interviewed in the context of what the PSNI in Derry has called ‘Operation Exposure’, where images of (mainly... Free article

Video: Man chains himself at ESB HQ over bill

18 August 2010

ESB protest: Video of man chained to ESB HQ and Sinn Féin protest against electricity disconnections

http://bit.ly/bGycwa

Free college places at NCI for unemployed

14 August 2010

THE National College of Ireland is now able to offer a limited number of fee-free places on selected courses under the Labour Market Activation programme.

http://www.ncirl.ie/News/Free_College_Places_for_Unemployed

Drugs-busting hotline for Dublin Nth-East: 1800 220 220

13 August 2010

SINN FÉIN Councillor Larry O’Toole today launched the Dial to Stop Drug Dealing freephone line in Dublin North-East.

Speaking during the launch at the Mornington Centre this morning, Councillor O’Toole called on Justice Minister Dermot Ahern to secure permanent funding for what he described as a “highly successful project which has already had an invaluable influence on the fight... Free article

British Army account of killing schoolgirl doubted

12 August 2010

http://bit.ly/dlpnCD

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