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Abbas to visit Ireland: Government must recognise State of Palestine - McDonald

18 September 2018

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD has called on the Irish government to officially recognise the State of Palestine. The Dublin Central TD made the call in advance of a visit by Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, to Ireland this weekend. Free article

Slash-and-burn Westminster Budget targets poor

2 July 2010

BY EMMA CLANCY

TORY British Prime Minister David Cameron’s insistence that “We’re all in this together” in the lead-up to the announcement of his slash-and-burn Emergency Budget on June 22nd was met with anger and scepticism from those in the Government’s crosshairs.
The Tory/Liberal Democrat coalition’s Emergency Budget takes special aim at welfare recipients and public sector... Free article

Key speakers at Ógra youth jobs summit

2 July 2010

ICTU, trade unions, NYCI, Labour Youth and Socialist Youth speak on Ógra Shinn Féin platform

THE Irish Congress of Trade Unions, trade union Unite, the Irish National Organisation for the Unemployed, Independent Workers’ Union, the National Youth Council of Ireland, Labour Youth and Socialist Youth all sent platform speakers to Ógra Shinn Féin’s youth unemployment conference in... Free article

Ógra at Basque youth rally in Brussels

2 July 2010

ÓGRA Shinn Féin activists David Collins and Evan Maxwell represented the republican youth organisation at a mass rally in Brussels, the hub of the European Union, on May 29th in support of the Basque youth movement.
They were campaigning against the repression of their peaceful political work by the Spanish and French states.
Last November, 34 youths were arrested in the Basque... Free article

Civil Partnerships Bill must go ahead

2 July 2010

THE Irish Government’s Civil Partnership Bill must go ahead before the summer recess and “there should be no wavering on this basic civil rights issue”, Sinn Féin Justice and Equality spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has said.
Responding to the statement from the Catholic bishops opposing the civil rights legislation, Deputy Ó Snodaigh said:
“Like any other citizens, the Catholic... Free article

The Julia Carney Column

2 July 2010

England World Cup shocker

I'M WORRIED about England’s progress in the World Cup. As we go to print they’re third in their group and the clash with Slovenia is going to be decisive. Ladies and gentlemen, comrades, there is a distinct possibility England might be going home early, and that’s no cause for celebration.

I’m panicking. I’m checking the sports pages of the papers. I... Free article

Pádraig Barton - An inspiring young republican

2 July 2010

IT WAS with great shock and sadness that young republicans from across Ireland learned of the tragic death of Derry Ógra Shinn Féin activist Pádraig Barton.

Pádraig was involved in an accident outside Derry City in the early hours of Sunday morning, June 6th, and tragically passed away in Altnagelvin Hospital on Monday, June 7th.

Pádraig was a well-known, extremely dedicated ... Free article

Notices

2 July 2010

I nDíl Chuimhne

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

24 June 1974: Volunteers Gerard CRAIG and David RUSSELL, Derry Brigade

25 June 1973: Volunteer Dermot CROWLEY, Cork Brigade

25 June 1973: Volunteers Patrick CARTY and Seán LOUGHRAN, Tyrone Brigade

25 June 1986: Volunteer Brian DEMPSEY,... Free article

Cúlchaint

2 July 2010

LE EOGHAN Mac CORMAIC

Leithscéal

I NDIAIDH do sheoladh Tuairisc Saville an tseachtain seo, d’fhoilsigh formhór na nuachtán sa tír seo, agus cuid mhaith nuachtáin i Sasana, anailís agus mionscrúdú ar ábhar na tuairisce, grianghraif ó Dhomhnach na Fola, agus athchló ar thuairiscí óna nuachtáin ar an lá agus laethanta i ndiaidh an dúnmharfa féin. Bhí eisceachtaí ann, ar ndóigh -... Free article

BLOODY SUNDAY – 38 years waiting for truth and justice

2 July 2010

Truth costs nothing: it’s suppression of truth that’s costly

BY LAURA FRIEL

ANOTHER milestone in the struggle to establish the truth about Bloody Sunday has been met with the publication of the Saville Report. This is the second report commissioned by the British Government into the killing of civilians in Derry’s Bogside on January 30th 1972 by British paratroopers.
The first... Free article

In the beginnings...

2 July 2010

THE 40th anniversary of a series of key moments in the history of the struggle will be remembered in Belfast this summer through a series of events organised across the city.

The Defence of Ardoyne, the Battle of St Matthews and the Falls Road Curfew, all distinct in their own right, were also part of an escalation towards conflict that culminated in the British Army’s massacre... Free article

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