11 September 2019
Sinn Féin Leader Mary Lou McDonald has hit out strongly at Fianna Fáil for their ongoing policy of abstaining from political life in the North of Ireland, and has urged them to stop hurling from the ditch as the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit continues to grow.
The comments come as the Sinn Féin President addressed the party’s annual away day ahead of the upcoming Dáil term.... Free article
7 July 2019
At this week's Finance Committee, Sinn Féin's Pearse Doherty single handedly cut through the spin from insurance industry CEO's and their claims that fraud is the main factor driving up insurance premiums. Free article
4 July 2019
IRISH republicans Peter Barnes and James McCormick were hanged in Winson Green Prison in Birmingham on 7 February 1940. They were buried in the prison ground and plain crosses with only their initials marked the graves. It took nearly 30 years before relatives were allowed to reclaim their bodies. Free article
3 July 2019
LMFM radio station has unreservedly apologised to Louth Sinn Féin TD Gerry Adams for false and inaccurate statements which it broadcast earlier this year.
In a statement, the Drogheda-based radio station said it “unreservedly retracts these false statements which we acknowledge should not have been broadcast in the first place” and apologised to Gerry Adams.
The original comments... Free article
1 July 2019
AN ULSTER unionist senator has criticised Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil over what he says is a hypocritical attitude to Sinn Féin in the South.
Senator Ian Marshall made the remarks in an interview with the Sunday Times.
Speaking to reporter Justine McCarthy, he said:
“I never realised the hatred that exists in Leinster House for Sinn Féin.”
Marshall went on to say that he believed any... Free article
1 July 2019
Trade unionists and local republicans gathered in the Bogside on Saturday to remember the life of Derry trade unionist and campaigner, James McCarron. Free article
26 June 2019
Writing in his latest blog for An Phoblacht, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney said Irish citizenship, identity and language rights are essential to power sharing. Free article
26 June 2019
A woodland clearing in a forest, in Co Westmeath, on a Saturday in June may seem an unlikely venue for a United Ireland debate Free article
21 June 2019
JAMES CLARENCE MANGAN, journalist, poet and Young Irelander, was born in Fishamble Street, Dublin in May 1803. Free article
17 June 2019
Last week, in response to a question from Gerry Adams, An Taoiseach confirmed that the cabinet had agreed a Presidential Referendum Bill that would be moved in the Dáil before the summer. Free article
16 June 2019
Pádraig Pearse called Bodenstown churchyard the ‘holiest place in Ireland.’
That was because it has been here, at the graveside of Theobald Wolfe Tone, that before, during and after Pearse’s time Irish republicans have come to take stock, to reflect and to remember; but also to set out the way forward.
Because commemorations like this are not just about the past, or even about the... Free article
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