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Centenary of the burning of Balbriggan

20 September 2020

THE month of September 1920 saw an intensification of war in Ireland with the British Army, regular Royal Irish Constabulary, Black and Tans and Auxiliaries targeting the civilian population in ‘reprisals’ that had the sanction of the British Government. Free article

'I want to see a pension for all with no one left behind' - wounded ex-prisoner

14 July 2020

A republican ex-prisoner who was wounded in a loyalist gun attack while saving the lives of young people has said a pension for those injured in the conflict should be open to all with no one left behind. Free article

Time to talk about ‘silver bullet’ drug use

14 July 2020

The growing prevalence of nitrous oxide can be tackled by controlling supply, but most importantly by talking to young people about why they use drugs, the harm that might happen and the risky behaviour it can lead to. Free article

The Weekly Digest from Sinn Féin

11 July 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 past week. Free article

July '81 deaths of two hunger strikers

6 July 2020

In early July 1981 An Phoblacht reported on the deaths of Joe McDonnell and Martin Hurson on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh, the fifth and sixth strikers to die. Free article

The Weekly Digest from Sinn Féin

4 July 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 past week. Free article

50th Anniversary of the Battle of St Matthews and the Falls Curfew

3 July 2020

Addressing a mass rally in west Belfast in 1975, then Sinn Féin Vice-President Máire Drumm spoke of the emergence of what she called “The risen people.” There had been resistance before, even armed resistance, but now “we have a risen people” and, as Máire told the crowd, “No one can beat a risen people.” Free article

Sinn Féin unveil new Dáil frontbench team

2 July 2020

Party President Mary Lou McDonald revealed her team and outlined Sinn Féin’s objectives as the lead Opposition party in the Dáil at a press conference earlier today. Free article

Music can help create permanent meaningful change

30 June 2020

Andy McGibbon writes that within every crisis lies great opportunity. The musical response to the Black Lives Matter movement has a role in creating the momentum for equality of opportunity and justice for all. Free article

Mary Lou vs Micheál; the battle for the new Republic continues

28 June 2020

Oisín McCann gives his analysis on yesterday's election of Micheál Martin as Taoiseach, and the opportunity that lies ahead as Sinn Féin take position as lead Opposition in the Dáil. Free article

The Weekly Digest from Sinn Féin

27 June 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 past week. Free article

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