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Bobby Sands MP – Died 5 May 1981 on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

4 May 2016

5 May 1981 was one of the most defining days in Irish history. It was the day that Bobby Sands, the 27-year-old Member of Parliament for Fermanagh/South Tyrone, died on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh as part of the republican prisoners’ campaign for the restoration of political status. Free article

Guantanamo prisoners: Solidarity fast at Shannon Airport on Saturday

6 September 2013

Sunrise to sunset fast organised by Shannonwatch and Galway Alliance Against War Free article

Youth activist Ryan Brady laid to rest in Milltown Cemetery

5 September 2013

HUNDREDS of people attended the funeral in Belfast on Tuesday 3 September of 18-year-old Ryan Brady, who died on holiday in Spain on 24 August. Free article

Stronger rules needed on politicians’ payments – SF Assembly Chief Whip

5 September 2013

Call comes after shock resignation of SDLP high-flyer Conall McDevitt from Assembly for ‘serious breach’ of MLA code Free article

Joe Cahill mural rededicated

5 September 2013

The Joe Cahill mural was rededicated on Monday 2 September at Brittons Parade and Beechview Park in west Belfast was unveiled by Joe’s widow, Annie. Sinn Féin MLA Pat Sheehan chaired the event. Free article

Relatives for Justice call for Historical Enquiries Team to be replaced

5 September 2013

Families have absolutely no confidence in the ability of the HET and it is beyond reform, says RFJ Free article

Laois monument recognises republicans’ dedication

4 September 2013

Monument honours republicans throughout Laois who worked or contributed in any way to the struggle for Irish freedom over the past 40 years Free article

Video: Staff locked out of jobs at Chief State Solicitor's Office

4 September 2013

Security staff in limbo as company refuses to honour transfer of undertakings guidelines Free article

Priory Hall: Minister Phil Hogan’s claim he cannot legally meet residents is ‘baloney’

3 September 2013

Environment Minister should meet Priory Hall residents NOW, says local councillor Free article

Irish Times gets it wrong – Sinn Féin keeping Wealth Tax in Budget plan

3 September 2013

Senior Sinn Féin insider insists: ‘We have not dropped the Wealth Tax’ Free article

Video: Sinn Féin launch 'Equality not Elitism - Abolish the Seanad' campaign

3 September 2013

Pearse Doherty calls on people to reject elitism, privilege and discrimination by voting 'Yes' to scrap the Seanad Free article

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• Introduction by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams 

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• Women in struggle | by Máire Comerford, a lifelong republican who witnessed central events in 1916-23

• Chronology of events 

• Map and description of the main battles and major events

• The Rising outside Dublin

• Stop press! Censorship and the media reaction to Easter 1916

• Roger Casement | 1916 rebel and a national hero on the Faroe Islands

• Internationalists in the Easter Rising | Scandinavian rebels in the GPO and ANZAC troops in Trinity College

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