October 2016 Web front 200

Palestine solidarity protest at Dundalk FC v Maccabi Tel Aviv – 7pm, Tallaght Stadium

29 September 2016

The protest is to highlight the BDS call for the expulsion of the Israeli FA from FIFA and UEFA due to Israel’s ongoing human rights abuses against the Palestinian people, including Palestinian sportspeople Free article

9 August 1971 – Internment without trial imposed by unionist government

9 August 2016

The imprisonment of people without charge or trial was used by successive Ulster Unionist Party regimes in an effort to smash nationalist resistance Free article

Loyalist leader John Boreland shot dead in Belfast

8 August 2016

Notorious ex-UDA figure gunned down late on Sunday night Free article

Thomas McElwee – Died on 8 August 1981 after 62 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

8 August 2016

Thomas McElwee, at the age of 23, was the tenth man to join the 1981 Hunger Strike. From Bellaghy in south Derry, he was imprisoned in 1976 after a premature bomb explosion in which he lost an eye. Free article

Thomas McElwee to be remembered in Bellaghy on Sunday

4 August 2016

‘The Hunger Strikers were all young men, leaders and an inspiration to generations of Irish republicans and revolutionary peoples all over the world’ – Ian Milne MLA Free article

Bar on anti-internment parade going to Belfast City Centre is ‘wrong’, says Sinn Féin MP

4 August 2016

Parades Commission confirms it has received a request to review its decision Free article

Reconciliation – an imperative, not an option

3 August 2016

If political unionism continues to fail to seize the opportunities, we may well end up talking to ourselves and the impetus necessary to transform our society will not be generated Free article

1916 hero Roger Casement remembered on 100th anniversary of execution

3 August 2016

Irish republicans and members of the Congolese Community in Ireland remember human rights and 1916 hero Roger Casement Free article

3rd August 1916 – Roger Casement

3 August 2016

Roger Casement was born at Doyle’s Cottage, Lawson Terrace, Sandycove, County Dublin, the son of Captain Roger Casement of the 3rd Dragoon Guards of the British Army and Anne Jephson from Mallow, County Cork Free article

Ó Phríosúin go Pobal – Forbairt na Gaeilge pléite i mBéal Feirste

3 August 2016

Bhí forbairt na Gaeilge sna 1970í agus 1980í á plé i mBéal Feirste le déanaí – faoin téama ‘Ó Phríosúin go Pobal’ Free article

‘No surprise’ that new nurses are leaving in droves – Louise O’Reilly TD

2 August 2016

‘Our healthcare workers are the envy of the world and they deserve a decent place to work in’ Free article

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Sinn Féin National Draw 2016

SF National Draw 2016

"I appeal to all our party members and supporters to ensure that this year’s draw is our most successful ever.

"2016 has already been a hugely successful year for Sinn Féin. Let’s build on that success."



Uncomfortable Conversations 

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An initiative for dialogue 

for reconciliation 

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