October 2016 Web front 200

International solidarity and support is essential to achieve Irish unity

28 September 2016

Sinn Féin MLAs Declan Kearney and Raymond McCartney travelled to Paris last Saturday at the invitation of the French Communist Party to take part in a political and cultural programme of events to commemorate the sacrifice of the Hunger Strike martyrs and discuss the historic political watersheds of 1916 and 1981 Free article

Gaeilge sa Ghaeltacht – Cad é faoin Español?

26 September 2016

Ar Lá Eorpach na dTeangacha, caitheann Seán Ó Néill a shúil ar chúpla scéal a tháinig chun solais le gairid Free article

The Great Escape from the H-Blocks

25 September 2016

TWO YEARS after the epic 1981 H-Block Hunger Strike in which ten young republicans died, there was another epic event at Long Kesh that dealt a huge blow to the Thatcher regime in Ireland. This was the escape of 38 IRA prisoners from H-Block 7 on Sunday 25 September 1983. Free article

Media peddles British agent's anonymous hearsay as fact

21 September 2016

Media falls over itself to present discredited conspiracy theories that rely on the claims of an anonymous paid liar and British agent as fact with no evidence Free article

MRF soldier-spy’s family wins first battle against British Army chiefs

13 September 2016

Strabane-born soldier was killed when an IRA counter-intelligence unit ambushed him on 2 October 1972 during a ‘Four Square Laundry’ collection in west Belfast Free article

‘Free Leonard Peltier’ call to Obama echoed at Belfast’s famous International Wall

12 September 2016

International appeal to US President to grant clemency to Native American activist Free article

State failing Good Friday Agreement commitments to political ex-prisoners

12 September 2016

Support group for republican ex-prisoners critical of state attempts to create a hierarchy of victims Free article

PSNI accused of cover-up over Dungannon gun find

12 September 2016

PSNI performs U-turn on weapons find linked to notorious Glenanne Gang Free article

Irish-America concerned over Brexit impact on North

9 September 2016

Sinn Féin's John O'Dowd MLA was meeting with Irish-American leaders in Washington and Philadelphia on consequences of Brexit for Ireland Free article

Transport Minister AWOL amid Dublin Bus strike dispute

9 September 2016

Criticism levelled at Transport Minister Shane Ross as Dublin Bus strike continues Free article

Couple donate wedding presents to Belfast-based Gaza charity

8 September 2016

Bríd Keenan and Peadar Whelan donate money they received as wedding presents to the Belfast-based Palestinian support group Light for Gaza Free article

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Uncomfortable Conversations 

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An initiative for dialogue 

for reconciliation 

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