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12 January 2014 Edition

Running for an all-Ireland team in Europe

12 January 2014

AT THE AGE of 12, Lynn Boylan had her letter supporting a Dublin Bus strike over pay and conditions printed in the Evening Herald. Premium service article

Ireland should officially recognise Palestine, MP urges Dáil parties

12 January 2014

UNITED NATIONS members such as Ireland who have declared their support for the two-state solution to the Palestine/Israel situation should have no problem in giving official recognition to Palestine, a Palestinian MP internationally renowned for his work as a non-violence activist has told the Irish Government and Dáil parties in a visit to Ireland. Free article

The centenary of The Irish Volunteers – Óglaigh na hÉireann

12 January 2014

AN PHOBLACHT will be making all the editions of The Irish Volunteer, the newspaper of the Irish Volunteer movement, available to online subscribers each week over the next two years and exactly 100 years after they were first published. Free article

Smithwick Tribunal investigator rejects findings

12 January 2014

WHATEVER the headline in The Irish Times says, the Irish Government’s Smithwick Tribunal DID NOT find evidence of collusion by a ‘Garda mole’ in the IRA ambush and execution of two high-ranking RUC police chiefs in 1989. Free article

Supporting Basque prisoners

12 January 2014

I SIGNED a letter with other human rights minded MEPs at the end of 2013 in support of the developing peace process in the Basque Country. In October 2006, the EU Parliament adopted a resolution supporting efforts to solve this political conflict. Martin Schulz MEP declared during the debate: Free article

Welcome to Gaza

12 January 2014

A MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST and human rights worker who travelled to Gaza with the ‘Welcome to Gaza’ Convoy last July has criticised the mainstream media for failing to reflect the daily suffering of people of Palestine. Free article

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Cairde Youth launched in Scotland

12 January 2014

CAIRDE na hÉireann’s impressive growth in Scotland has led it to setting up its very own youth group for republicans aged 14 to 25. Free article

Leo Wilson RIP – A spirited republican

12 January 2014

LEO WILSON died on 4 January. On behalf of Sinn Féin I want to extend my condolences to Leo’s wife Maureen, to daughter Fiona and sons Cormac, Paul, Gearoid, and Pádraic, and the entire Wilson clann. Free article

Neil McLaughlin, Derry City

12 January 2014

THE DEATH occurred on Monday 23 December of Neil McLaughlin (65), a committed republican from Shantallow who represented Ireland at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. Free article

Caroline Moore, Derry City

12 January 2014

CAROLINE MOORE grew up in a family of 12 – six boys and six girls – the youngest in the family. Tragically, Caroline’s mother also died very prematurely, when Caroline was only six years old. Her father was to die soon after. Free article

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