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‘Hooded Men’ – Gerry Adams's letter to Taoiseach on deadline for Europe reopening internment torture cases

27 November 2014

New evidence shows British Government lied to Irish Government and European Court of Human Rights Free article

Video – Pearse Doherty says Budget 2015 does nothing for struggling families

14 October 2014

Sinn Féin's Finance Spokesperson analysis of Government's Budget for 2015 Free article

Belfast rallies against Tory cuts

14 October 2014

Sinn Féin elected representatives and activists from across the North turned out to support a community-led anti-cuts rally in Belfast's Writers' Square on Saturday 11 October. Free article

IRA backs taking of Dáil seats

14 October 2014

In a keynote editorial, 'An Phoblacht' implicitly urged Sinn Féin delegates to advance the struggle by dropping abstentionism Free article

Lynn Boylan MEP to highlight massive Irish Right2Water march in Europe

13 October 2014

Irish MEP appointed author of European Citizens' Initiative Right to Water" report will highlight public anger against charges in Ireland Free article

Cumann na mBan honoured in Liverpool despite police restrictions

13 October 2014

Liverpool's revolutionary Irish women honoured despite attempts by Merseyside Police to disrupt commemoration by placing restrictions on the event. Free article

I was there – The burning of Long Kesh

12 October 2014

CHRISTY KEENAN, from the Short Strand in Belfast, was in Cage 18. Serving seven years for possession of weapons, he was in charge of communications between his cage and the other cages where republican POWs, both internees and sentenced, were being held. Free article

The burning of Long Kesh

12 October 2014

15 OCTOBER marks the 40th anniversary of the burning of Long Kesh camp in 1974 by republican POWs in protest at conditions and ill-treatment. In an article originally published in the November 1994 issue of Captive Voice, a magazine produced by republican POWs, former prisoner JOE DOHERTY, from north Belfast, recalls that historic act of resistance by republicans among the 1,500 prisoners and internees. Free article

Video – 100,000 march in Dublin against water tax

11 October 2014

Thousands of people take to the streets of Dublin against water charges Free article

The Irish Volunteer - Volume 1 - Number 36

10 October 2014

The Irish Volunteer - Óglach na hÉireann Volume 1 - Number 36 newspaper, first published 10th October 1914 Free article

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