October 2016 Web front 200

Tom Hayden RIP – An incalculable loss to the struggle for civil rights, justice and freedom

25 October 2016

Tom Hayden’s involvement in the civil rights movement in the US is legendary: his was the voice of a new generation which opposed the war in Vietnam and espoused radical politics and challenged prejudice, discrimination and justice, both domestically and internationally Free article

Belfast Republican Plot re-dedicated following loyalist attack

30 August 2016

The Republican Plot in Milltown Cemetery which was attacked by loyalists in May was re-dedicated Free article

Controversial TTIP trade deal is 'politically dead'

29 August 2016

Sinn Féin welcomes comments by German Vice-Chancellor on controversial free trade deal between USA and the EU Free article

Ceasefire in Colombia comes into effect – ending 52-year-long war

29 August 2016

Hopes high in Colombia as new peace agreement paves way for end of armed conflict and address root causes Free article

Celtic (and other) fans play their part for Palestine

28 August 2016

In less than 48 hours, over £100,000 was raised – including donations from fans who clearly stated they support arch-rivals Rangers Free article

Long walk on Belfast’s Black Mountain

27 August 2016

Prison comrades plant trees in tribute to Hunger Strike heroes Free article

Civil Service chief’s ‘ghetto mentality’ view of west Belfast exposes state prejudice in 1980s

26 August 2016

Comments show inner thinking and attitude of NIO and British Government Free article

Colombia peace deal success hailed by Sinn Féin contributors to talks in Cuba

25 August 2016

Martin McGuinness tweeted that he was ‘overjoyed to hear Colombian peace talks in Havana have resulted in agreement to end war and conflict’ Free article

Philip McGuigan is Sinn Féin new MLA for North Antrim

24 August 2016

Causeway Coast & Glens councilor to take up seat after Daithí McKay’s resignation Free article

Napper Tandy – brave United Irishman and patriot – died 24 August 1803

24 August 2016

Napper Tandy was the link between the upper-class Protestant leaders of the United Irishmen and the Catholic rank and file Free article

Palestine hunger striker Bilal Kayed’s High Court challenge on Monday postponed to Thursday

22 August 2016

Prisoners’ support group keeps Sinn Féin elected reps just back from Palestine up to date with developments Free article

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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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