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Restore the Respite Care Grant

29 October 2014

Petition attracts 3,000-plus signatures. Free article

The Irish Volunteer - Volume 1 - Number 34

28 September 2014

The Irish Volunteer - Óglach na hÉireann Volume 1 - Number 34 newspaper, first published 26th September 1914 Free article

‘The Tricolour Riots’ – 28 September 1964

27 September 2014

"Ian Paisley, Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church, called upon Protestants to assemble in their thousands at the City Hall that evening to march on Divis Street . . ." Free article

Margaret Thatcher Square opens to makeovers in Madrid

25 September 2014

Plaza Margaret Thatcher attracts unwelcome attention Free article

Video: Rewarding negative unionism 'counter-productive', says Gerry Kelly MLA

24 September 2014

Gerry Kelly says negotiations must begin immediately to move the political process in the North forward; but warns British Secretary of State against conceding to unionist ultimatum Free article

'Friendly Fire' – The Francis Ledwidge story

24 September 2014

New play looks at the life of Irish nationalist and poet who died fighting with the British Army in First World War Free article

ICTU chief says Labour/Fine Gael 'point scoring' at Sinn Féin undermine fight against Tory cuts

23 September 2014

‘Not only are Charlie Flanagan and Joan Burton declaiming from positions of ignorance on the policy matter, they are undermining the functioning of the Assembly to score points in Leinster House’ Free article

Sinn Féin drives Property Tax cuts in councils

23 September 2014

Dublin City Council, South Dublin County Council, Wicklow County Council and Cork County Council vote to reduce Local Property Tax Free article

Anti-Agreement axis hollowing out political process

22 September 2014

DUP leader Peter Robinson’s call for new talks is code for removing the safeguards and protections enshrined by all of the agreements since the Good Friday Agreement Free article

Unionists giving Nazi salutes, chanting UVF slogans attack independence supporters in Glasgow

20 September 2014

Police struggle to control baying Union flag mob after Scottish independence vote lost Free article

Video – Scottish referendum: 'A victory of fear over hope,' says Gerry Adams

19 September 2014

Sinn Féin leader calls for more powers to Northern Executive and for Border poll on Irish reunification Free article

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