Ap April 2015 top front

Video – Sinn Féin launches campaign for 'Yes' vote in Marriage Equality referendum

14 April 2015

'It is about ensuring that our gay and lesbian citizens have the same right to marry the person they love as everyone else,' says Pádraig Mac Lochlainn TD Free article

Venezuela – Dublin solidarity rally at US Embassy 2pm Sunday

17 April 2015

Since the election of Hugo Chávez in 1998 transformed the political situation in Venezuela and Latin America, the US has striven to restore its dominion over the continent Free article

The police assassination of Tomás Mac Curtain, Lord Mayor of Cork, 1920

17 April 2015

The RIC officer in charge of the raid on Mac Curtain's home was executed on the orders of the IRA's Michael Collins Free article

On this day 1985: Michael Noonan backs RUC

17 April 2015

Southern Justice Minister outrages nationalists by supporting work of RUC Free article

DUP campaigner's partial apology after 'Taigs' and 'tramp' insults

16 April 2015

Royal British Legion figure says sorry for 'Taigs' comment but not for calling rival Sinn Féin candidate a 'tramp' Free article

10,000-strong petition delivered to Dunnes Stores HQ today

15 April 2015

Customers show solidarity with staff fighting for decent conditions Free article

Fair Deal beds fail by Health Minister challenged by Kathleen Funchion

15 April 2015

Available beds fall as waiting list more than trebles Free article

The French Connection ­– Belfast and Lurgan

15 April 2015

Unionism's racist, sectarian streak exposed in incidents across North Free article

Ireland's largest public service union says it's time to scrap JobBridge

14 April 2015

Calls for Government's controversial internship scheme to be wound-up Free article

DUP campaigner unrepentant over 'taig' Facebook posts

13 April 2015

Roberta McNally – Chair of the Lurgan branch of the Royal British Legion – signed the nomination papers for DUP candidate David Simpson and is pictured with his arm around her Free article

Amnesty International welcomes Kincora election pledge by British Labour Party

13 April 2015

'The claims relating to Kincora are deeply disturbing – that MI5 turned a blind eye to child abuse and actively blocked a police investigation, instead using the paedophile ring for its own intelligence-gathering purposes' – Amnesty International Free article

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