Ap April 2015 top front

Goldman Sachs – Cheerleaders for austerity want to set the Irish political agenda

25 March 2015

There’s a breath-taking arrogance to Goldman Sachs’s conclusion, not least because it represents the interests of the international financial and banking elites which were directly responsible for the global banking crisis Free article

Peter Barnes and James McCormack – Hanged in England, 7 February 1940

7 February 2015

Peter Barnes and James McCormack were hanged in Winson Green Prison in Birmingham on 7 February 1940. They were buried in the prison grounds and plain crosses with only their initials marked the graves. It took nearly 30 years before relatives were allowed to reclaim their bodies. Free article

The Irish Volunteer - Volume 2 - Number 10

6 February 2015

The Irish Volunteer - Óglach na hÉireann Volume 2 - Number 10 newspaper, first published 6th February 1915 Free article

Choices for 2015 and beyond – Sinn Féin Republican Youth National Congress (Video)

5 February 2015

Congress saw a wide range of debate and discussion on what a Sinn Féin government would mean for the 26 Counties and how the party has delivered in the Six Counties Free article

MEPs' support for Peace Process and implementing Stormont House Agreement

5 February 2015

Podemos leader and SYRIZA and Basque MEPs at European Parliament briefings by Declan Kearney hear of Sinn Féin’s concerns about Irish Peace Process Free article

1,500 rally in Belfast for equality and against DUP's 'Conscience Clause'

5 February 2015

Singer/songwriter Brian Kennedy tells DUP: “Get out of my gay life!” Free article

Video – Right2Water Ireland takes campaign to European Parliament

4 February 2015

Irish delegation in Brussels on issue of water as a human right Free article

Questions remain after Taoiseach admits giving whistleblower inquiry details to Shatter before the Dáil

4 February 2015

Fine Gael leader and Government in the dock over exchanges with former Justice Minister Alan Shatter about probe into his conduct and whistleblower allegations Free article

'West Belfast' by Danny Morrison praised by 'Top Boy' screenwriter Ronan Bennett for authenticity

4 February 2015

Danny Morrison novel challenges stereotypical version of life in conflict-torn west Belfast, says acclaimed author Free article

PSNI 'blocked truth' over 'Glenanne Gang' death squad inquiry, High Court told

3 February 2015

The 'Glenanne Gang' was made up of active members of the PSNI's predecessor, the Royal Ulster Constabulary, the British Army's Ulster Defence Regiment, and the unionist paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force – researchers believe the death squad could have been responsible for up to 120 murders Free article

Anti-austerity campaigners should aim at winning next general election on a common platform, says trade union leader

2 February 2015

'History is presenting a ‘once in a century’ opportunity to reassert the egalitarian ideals of the 1916 Proclamation which were suffocated in the counter-revolution which followed the foundation of the state' – SIPTU President Jack O'Connor at the Jim Larkin Commemoration Free article

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