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Bobby Sands MP

5 May 2015

MAY 5th 1981 was one of the most defining days in Irish history. It was the day that Bobby Sands, the 27-year-old Member of Parliament for Fermanagh/South Tyrone, died on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh as part of the republican prisoners’ campaign for the restoration of political status. Free article

Lucinda Creighton's Renua Ireland – 'Just a repackaged Fine Gael'

13 March 2015

Another 'new' conservative party offers electorate only more of the same Free article

Cross-party call for public to support Gaza Toy Drive

12 March 2015

Final appeal to public to help ensure donations across Ireland reach children of Gaza Free article

Mickey Brady – 'The People's Champion' – for MP, Newry & Armagh

12 March 2015

Mickey's 106-year-old mother Sally – born in a united Ireland – looks on proudly as her son 'stands on the shoulders of giants' Free article

Anti-Catholic and anti-Presbyterian declarations among thousands of archaic laws to be axed by Dáil

12 March 2015

An order "excluding Roman Catholics from forts, citadels and garrison towns" was followed less than a month later by another demanding sheriffs and British soldiers "disarm Roman Catholics" Free article

Gerry Adams responds to 'Spotlight' programme

10 March 2015

Sinn Féin’s priority is to support victims of abuse, whether that abuse is historical or contemporary, Gerry Adams reiterates Free article

Derry Ard Fheis has set us up nicely

10 March 2015

‘Fáilte go Doire’ said Westminster candidate Gerry Ó hEára and the Ard Fheis in the historic city of Derry was underway Free article

Video – DUP bad faith on welfare protections in Stormont House Agreement provokes crisis

9 March 2015

Sinn Féin to oppose Stormont passage of Welfare Bill Free article

Dungannon Clubs – non-sectarian, republican and separatist

8 March 2015

The Dungannon Clubs, the forerunner of the Sinn Féin organisation, was founded in Belfast on 8 March 1905, 110 years ago this week Free article

People want change – let's make the change, Gerry Adams tells Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

7 March 2015

Sinn Féin wants to lead the next Irish Government, Gerry Adams says in his Presidential Address at the close of the party's Ard Fheis in Derry on Saturday evening Free article

'Sinn Féin is preparing for government, fit for government and ready to serve' – Mary Lou McDonald

7 March 2015

Labour leader Joan Burton accused of backtracking on her challenge to Mary Lou for a head-to-head debate Free article

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