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Kevin Lynch – Died on 1 August 1981 after 71 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

1 August 2015

Kevin excelled at Gaelic games and had captained the under-16 Derry team which won an all-Ireland hurling trophy in 1972. He stood as a H-Block/Armagh candidate in the Waterford constituency during the June 1981 general election in the South and polled extremely well despite missing out on election. Free article

Barry McElduff’s new book: 'Keep ’Er Lit'

14 November 2012

Peter Canavan describes the collection as 'Barry’s unique take' on Tyrone, the GAA, Ireland and life in general Free article

Poppy bullies’ death threats against soccer star James McClean

12 November 2012

In 1972, 14 civil rights marchers – six from McClean’s own Creggan estate in Derry City – were murdered by British troops on Bloody Sunday Free article

Ex-RUC officers to decide which evidence will be heard at RUC 'shoot to kill' inquests

12 November 2012

PSNI Chief Constable and Senior Coroner 'at loggerheads' Free article

'Starve Gaza families of fuel, food and water,' says Israeli minister

12 November 2012

Minister calls for collective punishment after Gaza fightback against Israeli tanks, armoured bulldozers and helicopter gunships Free article

Queen Elizabeth wants a cleaner – on the cheap

12 November 2012

One of the richest people in the world wants a castle cleaner – at 78p an hour below the recommended living wage! Free article

‘Sinn Féin leading political fightback against austerity and for New Republic’ – Edentubber Commemoration

11 November 2012

Sinn Féin Policing & Justice spokesperson Gerry Kelly MLA warns of the dangers posed by ex-RUC officers within the PSNI becoming 'a force within a force' Free article

Comment: Remembrance

10 November 2012

Lest we forget Free article

Pearse Jordan 20th anniversary events – Friday 23 November

9 November 2012

Pearse Jordan Lecture by Karen Quinlivan, QC in Pearse Jordan Case Free article

Irish Government to be pressed in Dáil on supporting Catalan independence

8 November 2012

Sinn Féin Dáil question to Foreign Affairs Minister on Wednesday Free article

MPs joining Kurdish hunger strike increases concern

8 November 2012

Peace and Democracy Party MPs Emine Ayna and Özdal Ucer said to have joined the hunger strike by 600 prisoners in Turkey Free article

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