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3 July 2017 Edition

‘New approach’ needed to convince unionists about a united Ireland

3 July 2017

GERRY ADAMS has told a key conference hosted by Sinn Féin in Belfast that Sinn Féin is for a new Ireland “with symbols and emblems to reflect an inclusive Ireland, and that includes the safeguarding of British citizenship and recognition of the unionist identity”. Free article

Theresa May finds ‘money tree’ to buy DUP support for Conservatives

3 July 2017

BRITISH TORY Prime Minister Theresa May has sealed a deal with DUP leader Arlene Foster for the unionists to prop up the Tory minority government in power at Westminster in return for an investment package in the North of Ireland of £1billion (around €1.14billion) over the next two years plus other measures. Free article

Dublin City gets second Sinn Féin Ardmhéara

3 July 2017

DUBLIN CITY is to have the second Sinn Féin Ardmhéara in its history – An Phoblacht former editor and regular columnist Councillor Mícheál Mac Donncha. Free article

Advancing towards Irish unity – in the United Irish tradition

3 July 2017

Bodenstown – 2017 Speech by National Chairperson Declan Kearney MLA Free article

We live in interesting times

3 July 2017

“MAY YOU LIVE in interesting times” is reputed to be an ancient Chinese curse that has been adapted in modern times by figures such as Robert F. Kennedy. Also 'Shine wearing off ‘New Iron Lady’ Theresa May' and 'SDLP flounders in Sinn Féin tide' Free article

The Magnificent Seven in Westminster

3 July 2017

THE seven-strong Sinn Féin MP team hit the ground running after landing in London on Tuesday 13 June – just five days after a watershed Westminster election. Free article

The slow death of Brazil’s Guarani-Kaiowá

3 July 2017

Marco Vernon came to Ireland from Brazil 17 years ago to publicise his people’s plight then was murdered by a rancher’s hirelings – his son returned this year Free article

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When is genocide not genocide?

3 July 2017

IN THE AFTERMATH of the war in Sri Lanka and the defeat of the Tamil Tiger guerrillas in 2009, the Sri Lankan Government has set out to systematically destroy any hope the Tamils have of establishing their own independent state. Not only that, but the Sinhalese-dominated regime has thrown a blanket of censorship, disinformation and fabrication over the military onslaught that saw as many as 70,000 Tamils – civilians as well as fighters – slaughtered. Free article

Another Europe is possible – Treo eile don Eoraip

3 July 2017

Funded by the European United Left / Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) – Aontas Clé na hEorpa / Na Glasaigh Chlé Nordacha – Crúpa Paliminta – Parlaimimt na h Eorpa Free article

Not on the Nine O’Clock News

3 July 2017

RTÉ’s attempts to underplay the historic victories of Sinn Féin in the Westminster elections was blatant even by RTÉ standards. Free article

Sports today – sponsors first or supporters?

3 July 2017

CROKE PARK in the sunny, intoxicating days of August and September. The travelling fans arrive to support their teams in an almost ancient tribal ritual. The GAA All-Ireland hurling and football championships are vital expressions of modern Irish culture and identity. Free article

Michael Gaughan Commemoration, Ballina, County Mayo

3 July 2017

THE SUN SHONE on the crowd that gathered at the Republican Plot in Leigue Cemetery on Sunday 4 June to remember Mayo hunger striker Michael Gaughan, who died in Parkhurst Prison on 3 June 1974. Free article


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