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5 May 1916 – Major John MacBride faces British guns again

5 May 2016

One of the leaders of the Rising, John MacBride, to be executed by British Army firing squad – 5 May 1916 Free article

Shannon US military aircraft charges dropped against peace activist Edward Horgan

18 April 2016

Dr Horgan was on his way to London peace conference when arrested by gardaí near four US military transports Free article

TV challenge to SDLP to tell voters their plan on government before poll on 5 May

18 April 2016

SDLP deputy leader ducks question from Sinn Féin Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill Free article

Doctors' evidence on rubber bullets suppressed by British Army chiefs in Whitehall

18 April 2016

80% of people treated for rubber bullet wounds had injuries to their head and neck, in clear contravention of guidelines issued to British Army soldiers firing the lethal projectiles Free article

Remembering 1981 – Time is running out

18 April 2016

From An Phoblacht/Republican News, 18 April 1981 Free article

Our ‘exiled children in America’ mark 1916 centenary

15 April 2016

Monaghan Councillor Seán Conlon on multi-city tour meeting Irish America communities Free article

Nearly 20 years after Good Friday Agreement, political ex-prisoners still suffer discrimination, says MEP

15 April 2016

Despite the United Nations outlining that their process of disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration must be integrated into the entire peace process of post-conflict societies, this was never carried out in Ireland Free article

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael can't have it both ways – 'Sinn Féin will talk to those who will talk to us,' says TD

15 April 2016

Why are Sinn Féin not in, ask Mícheál and Enda – as they both rule SF out! Free article

The Irish Volunteer - Óglach na hÉireann, Volume 2 - Number 71

15 April 2016

Series by Mícheál Mac Donncha chronicling the road to the 1916 Rising as seen through the pages of An tÓglach – The Irish Volunteer from 24 April 1915 to 22 April 1916 Free article

Dáil backs Sinn Féin proposal for Special Committee on Housing and Homelessness

15 April 2016

Gerry Adams says Sinn Féin has identified €2.2billion investment in housing that could provide 36,500 new homes over five years Free article

History at House of Commons event by Sinn Féin MPs for 1916 Rising centenary

14 April 2016

Paul Maskey makes history by reading out the Proclamation – for the first time ever – in the precincts of the Palace of Westminster Free article

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Special 1916 Centenary Edition




• Introduction by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams 

• 1916 Ceannairí  | Biographies of the leading men and women who took part in the Rising

• Seven Days, Seven Men, Seven Hills | By Éamonn Mac Thomáis, republican activist, writer and historian

• Women in struggle | by Máire Comerford, a lifelong republican who witnessed central events in 1916-23

• Chronology of events 

• Map and description of the main battles and major events

• The Rising outside Dublin

• Stop press! Censorship and the media reaction to Easter 1916

• Roger Casement | 1916 rebel and a national hero on the Faroe Islands

• Internationalists in the Easter Rising | Scandinavian rebels in the GPO and ANZAC troops in Trinity College

Special rate available for orders of 10 and over

Uncomfortable Conversations 

uncomfortable Conversations book2

An initiative for dialogue 

for reconciliation 

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Contributions from key figures in the churches, academia and wider civic society as well as senior republican figures


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