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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

Remembering the courage of ‘Red Mick’ Devine and showing solidarity with Palestinian hunger striker

22 August 2016

Internationalism of H-Blocks Hunger Striker reflected in stand for Bilal Kayed Free article

Michael Devine – Died 20 August 1981 after 60 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

20 August 2016

On the death of INLA Volunteer Michael Devine at 12 minutes to eight on Thursday 20 August 1981, his brother-in-law, Frankie McCauley, said: “One thinks, ‘Ten men, how many more have to die? We have ours now over us. Next week it will be big Laurence’s people waiting for the same thing. Then the Devlins after that and another boy will go on hunger strike and another. They’ll never break them.’” Free article

On This Day 1981 – Owen Carron succeeds Bobby Sands as MP

20 August 2016

In the United States, the Attorney General of New York, the state’s chief law enforcement officer, was out on the picket line at the British Consulate, and 7,000 Irish-Americans demonstrated in Washington Free article

Daithí McKay MLA resignation statement after ‘witness coaching’ claims in NAMA inquiry

18 August 2016

Martin McGuinness denies categorically that Sinn Féin knew of actions Free article

Ballymurphy 1971 – Still seeking the truth 45 years on

16 August 2016

International human rights campaigning lawyer Michael Mansfield QC joined the weekend march with the Ballymurphy families Free article

Time to talk about Irish unity

15 August 2016

The economies, North and South, are interlinked and interdependent. A recent report on economic modelling of Irish unity demonstrated a dividend and growth in a united Ireland. Free article

35th anniversary of the 1981 H-Blocks Hunger Strike marked in Belfast

14 August 2016

The National Hunger Strike Commemoration in Belfast on Sunday attracted people from the length and breadth of Ireland as well as overseas alongside the families of our patriot dead and ex-prisoners Free article

‘Bobby Sands: 66 Days’ documentary – ‘Powerful and emotionally charged,’ says H-Blocks campaigner

14 August 2016

Caoimhghín (centre) was a member of the National Committee of the H-Block/Armagh campaign during 1980 and 1981 as well as the Director of Elections for Kieran Doherty Free article

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