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30 April 2012 Edition

From West Belfast to the West Bank

30 April 2012

TWO YOUNG republican activists are to join a group of volunteers next month teaching Palestinian children in the Occupied West Bank. Also: Derry Friends of Palestine solidarity visit to Gaza Premium service article

Variety is the spice of life

30 April 2012

GROWING UP, the only Dublin Gaelic footballer with whom I felt any affinity was Kevin Moran — although I have to admit that by that stage he was already wearing a red shirt. Premium service article

Our boxers punching above Ireland’s weight

30 April 2012

AIN’T REALLY into boxing myself. Never have been. Probably due to it being too sore on the face and especially if you box like I do. Premium service article

Straight Talking

30 April 2012

Crossing the line

THERE’S NO QUESTION that the jeering by some of the Chelsea supporters at the FA Cup semi-final with Tottenham that ruined the minute’s silence to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Hillsborough semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at which 96 fans died was a total disgrace – the question is what Chelsea and the FA are going to do... Premium service article

Another View

30 April 2012

MÉILE AN RÍ, Tor an Rí and Búirg an Rí are three estates of 465 social houses and apartments built on the border of Clondalkin and Lucan in west Dublin between 2004 and 2007. The estates are locally known as Balgaddy. Free article

Derry City Council calls for release of Marian Price and Martin Corey

30 April 2012

DERRY CITY COUNCIL has passed a Sinn Féin motion calling for the release of Marian Price and Martin Corey, imprisoned on the basis of the revocation of their licences. Free article

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FÓGRAÍ BHÁIS

30 April 2012

EASTER 2012 will be long remembered as the time we said goodbye to Barney McKenna of The Dubliners. Barney had not been in good health in recent years and he was a fair age, yet his death came a shock. His music was such a presence in so many people’s lives that it was hard to believe he was gone. Free article

FÓGRAÍ BHÁIS

30 April 2012

MÍCHEÁL DOHERTY was a gentleman, a great character, a loving father and grandfather, and he will be deeply missed by many, especially his family. Free article

FÓGRAÍ BHÁIS

30 April 2012

IT WAS with deep sadness that republicans in Donegal and Derry learned of the death of Jim Ferry from a long illness at the end of March which he bore with great dignity and courage. Free article

FÓGRAÍ BHÁIS

30 April 2012

REPUBLICANS throughout County Sligo have been saddened by the recent and untimely death of our comrade, Volunteer Ronan Chambers. With his passing Sligo has lost an idealistic young republican activist who possessed a strong sense of social justice. Free article

Revolutionary cartoons

30 April 2012

MANY PEOPLE interested in Irish history will have seen the cartoons of Ernest Kavanagh reproduced in books. Very few, including this reviewer, knew the name of the artist — fewer still the tragic circumstances of his death. Free article


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