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New British Prime Minister meets Martin McGuinness at Stormont

25 July 2016

‘I made it clear that we are totally opposed to any border of any description, whether it is for trade or the free movement of people’ Free article

O’Devaney Gardens demolition welcomed – ‘No one deserves to live in such conditions’

27 July 2016

Demolition of remaining blocks welcomed but Councillors call for wishes of remaining residents at O'Devaney Gardens to be re-homed in vicinity to be respected Free article

Building for success and a united Ireland – Gerry Adams

25 July 2016

The Sinn Féin leader writes about the need to turn the majority nationalist emotional commitment to reunification into an active political commitment and to persuade an undefined small percentage of unionists to that position Free article

Remembering 1981 – ‘National Heroes’

25 July 2016

“The unflinching, totally unselfish sacrifices of Bobby Sands, Francis Hughes, Raymond McCreesh, Patsy O’Hara, Joe McDonnell and Martin Hurson have inspired the rapid politicisation of ordinary people, all over Ireland, on a totally unprecedented scale” – An Phoblacht/Republican News, 25 July 1981 Free article

Controversial ‘blood and thunder’ loyalist band is victim of sectarian hatred in arson attack, says DUP

23 July 2016

Bus and instruments used by Dervock Young Defenders are destroyed – Sinn Féin MLA condemns attack and calls for ‘across the board’ speaking out against sectarianism Free article

PSNI inaction on Billy Wright sectarian hate crime banner raised by Relatives for Justice

21 July 2016

Banner with quote mocking killings replaced after public outrage Free article

Prime Minister Theresa May to be challenged by Martin McGuinness to release funding for inquests

20 July 2016

EU Commissioner for Human Rights has also called on the British Government to release finance Free article

Remembering 1981 – ‘Thatcher’s Madness’

19 July 2016

“Never at any other moment in the last 12 years have we witnessed a darker period than these last few months . . .” – An Phoblacht/Republican News, 19 July 1981 Free article

Collusion – Unanswered questions over RUC involvement in UVF attack on Thierafurth Inn

18 July 2016

UVF/RUC death squad allowed to run unchecked in County Down went on to carry out Loughinisland ‘World Cup Massacre’ Free article

Tories in London don’t give a damn about people in the North – unionist or nationalist, says Martin McGuinness

16 July 2016

Brexit and new Westminster government put focus again on who is acting in best interests of people in Ireland Free article

Theresa Villiers ‘won’t be missed’ – Sinn Féin

14 July 2016

Position of Secretary of State should be abolished and powers transferred to Assembly, John O’Dowd says as Tory lawyer James Brokenshire takes over Free article

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35th Hunger Strike commemoration


An Stailc Ocrais 1981 Hunger Strike

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