22 February 2013
West Belfast Sinn Féin AGM
The AGM of West Belfast Sinn Féin was held on Thursday 21 February
Sinn Féin Councillor Deirdre Hargey (South Belfast) chaired. Paul Maskey MP outlined the work the party has been involved in over the past year and the success of numerous projects that have secured investment and employment in the constituency.
Belfast Sinn Féin Chair Bobby Storey addressed the meeting.
Bobby’s wide-ranging briefing dealt with political developments across the North, including the loyalist violence and intimidation over the flags issue.
Storey also raised the importance of the Mid-Ulster by-election, saying it is important that activists from Belfast make time to go into the constituency.
Fascinating insights into
Irish revolutionary history now online
Every week over the next two years, An Phoblacht is making all the editions of The Irish Volunteer – the newspaper of the Irish Volunteer movement – available online exactly 100 years after they were first published
The Irish Volunteer — tOglách na hÉireann was first published on 7 February 1914 and every week until 22 April 1916, just days before the Easter Rising.
Acting as the official newspaper of the Irish Volunteers it outlined the political views of the leadership and reported on the and important events, such as the Howth Gun Running of 1914.
Included in its pages alongside political opinions and news reports are various advertisements for such items as revolvers, bandoliers and military uniforms from stockists across Ireland.
You can now read these fascinating insights into Irish revolutionary history with an online subscription to An Phoblacht for just €10 per year. This includes a digital copy of each new edition of the paper and Iris magazine, access to our digitised historic archives as well as copies of The Irish Volunteer.
Premium Online Service For Only €10 Per Year
For less than €1 a month, you get An Phoblacht’s Premium Online Service. Sign up today!
- Full access to all An Phoblacht articles
- Interactive online PDF Booklet of each edition
- Access to our historic Archives
- Discounts for the Online Sinn Féin Shop