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Students march in thousands for Climate Action

20 September 2019

Several thousand students have taken to the streets across Ireland to march for climate justice, in what is expected to be part of the largest climate protest in history.

Thousands assembled at Customs House Quay to march for Climate Justice today.

Thousands assembled at Customs House Quay to march for Climate Justice today.

Crowds in their hundreds and thousands have assembled in Belfast, Donegal, Galway, Cork, with an estimated crowd of ten thousand in... Free article

Daniel O’Connell was not a ‘liberator’ of the people

29 August 2019

The RTÉ two-part documentary on Daniel O’Connell presented by Olivia O’Leary has renewed debate on the legacy of this towering political figure who dominated the first half of the 19th century in Ireland. O’Leary’s presented the still prevailing establishment view of O’Connell as the great ‘constitutional nationalist’ promoting peace, in contrast to the ‘violent’ Republicans. And again alternative more informed views of O’Connell were ignored. Free article

Fine Gael must stop denying ordinary people the pay rise they have earned

21 August 2019

Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty writes about the need for workers across Ireland to get the pay rise they deserve. Free article

Something in the air

19 August 2019

The rise of the Troops Out Movement, first published in An Phoblacht/Republican News, 19 August 1999 Free article

The Battle of the Bogside remembered

12 August 2019

50 years ago today the nationalist community of Derry took to the streets to defend their community from an RUC supported loyalist assault. The resulting Battle of the Bogside was a catalyst for nationalists across the Six Counties to rise up and defend their civil and national rights. Free article

The Battle of the Bogside 40 years on - was it worth it?

12 August 2019

Mitchel McLaughlin, a Derry youth in 1969, who progressed on to be a Sinn Fein MLA, National Chairperson of the party, the first Sinn Fein Speaker of the Assembly and this year’s Le Chéile honoree recalled the events of August 1969 in his native city for An Phoblacht in 2009. Today we reprint Mitchel’s article. Free article

Fintan O’Toole wrong to say Sinn Féin can block hard Brexit

7 August 2019

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald gives her take on Fintan O'Toole's proposal to abandon abstentionism. Free article

The subvention; time to separate fact from fiction - Pearse Doherty TD

2 August 2019

Pearse Doherty writes on the economics of a united Ireland and tackles myths around the subvention. Free article

Terence MacSwiney Commemoration Committee launched

31 July 2019

On Friday 26 July, republicans from across London gathered in the London Irish Centre, Camden, for the formal launch of the ‘Terence MacSwiney Commemoration Committee [London]’. Free article

Irish unity is the solution to Tory Brexit - McDonald

30 July 2019

Full speech by Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald in the MAC, Belfast, on talks to restore power-sharing, Brexit and Irish unity. Free article

Fundamental change in British policy required to end political deadlock - Kearney

25 July 2019

Writing in his latest blog for An Phoblacht, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney said fundamental change in British policy is required to end the political deadlock in the north. Free article

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