latest Issue 1-2020

Volunteer Martin Doherty remembered

21 May 2020

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the killing of Volunteer Martin ‘Doco’ Doherty at the Widow Scallans pub in Dublin on May 21 st 1994. On that fateful night, a UVF gang planned to kill hundreds of friends and relatives of republican prisoners who were attending a fundraiser in the pub. The gang were armed and had a large bomb in a holdall.

Fortunately for those attending the... Free article

The case for Irish unity and a left green economic strategy

1 May 2020

In the aftermath of the Westminster general election, and with a majority of nationalist MPs returned in the North for the first time ever, it’s clear that the entire Brexit debacle has dealt a potentially fatal blow to political unionism. 

As DUP MLA Edwin Poots commented reflecting on the historic and symbolic loss of DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds’s seat to Sinn Féin’s John... Free article

The Bureaucracy of Evil

28 April 2020

Robbie Smyth interviews historian and writer Ilan Pappe on his latest book on the key historical aspects of the conflict in Israel and Palestine. Free article

The Weekly Digest from Sinn Féin

25 April 2020

Welcome to the weekly digest from Sinn Féin where we bring you a flavour of the work and campaigns that we have been engaged in over the previous week. Free article

No return to the status quo

23 April 2020

"There can be no return to the status quo." These words of Martin McGuinness in different circumstances can be equally applied to what must happen when this pandemic is beaten. A number of important lessons are being learned and we must apply them. Free article

Exiting the Covid-19 lock down: Economic interests must not take primacy over Public Health - Kearney

21 April 2020

Writing in his latest blog Declan Kearney MLA said economic interests must not take primacy over public health. Free article

Volunteer Tony D’arcy’s death on Hunger Strike

21 April 2020

Volunteer Tony Darcy died on hunger strike in Arbour Hill Prison on April 16th 1940. Anthony ‘Tony’ D’arcy was born on November 25th 1907 to a farming family in Cloonkeely on the banks of Lough Corrib, west of Headford. He was the youngest son of John and Mary D’arcy and had 11 siblings. Free article

The Weekly Digest from Sinn Féin

18 April 2020

Welcome to the Weekly Digest from Sinn Féin where we bring you a flavour of the work and campaigns the party has been engaged in over the previous week. Free article

1916 Chronology of events

12 April 2020

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising - First published in Éiri amach na Cásca, The Easter Rising 1916, by Republican Publications, April 1986 Free article

Athghabháil na teanga, Éirí Amach na Cásca agus an Díchoilíniú neamhchríochnaithe

12 April 2020

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising - BA DHOILIGH ról na Gaeilge agus an athbheochan chultúrtha le linn na tréimhse reábhlóidí in Éirinn a thuiscint gan cíoradh níos leithne a dhéanamh ar thionchar an choilíneachais ar phobal na tíre. Is beag saineolaí teanga, polaitíochta nó socheolaíochta nach mbeadh in aontas le tuairim Naom Chomsky gur ‘ceisteanna cumhachta i gcónaí iad ceisteanna teanga’. Tá an nasc seo i bhfad níos soiléire i gcomhthéacs an choilíneachais, nuair atá ansmacht an chultúir dhúchasaigh mar phríomhchloch ar phaidrín an ionraidh choilínigh. Ar an bhonn seo, ní tharlaíonn meath teanga ariamh i bpobail atá saibhir agus faoi phribhléid ach dóibh siúd atá díshealbhaithe agus díchumhachtaithe amháin. Free article

The 1916 Proclamation

12 April 2020

Éirí Amach na Cásca – The 1916 Easter Rising – First published in Éiri amach na Cásca, The Easter Rising 1916, by Republican Publications, April 1986 Free article

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