Moving forward – Mary Lou McDonald on effective opposition and providing a strong political alternative
12 July 2019
As the Dáil rises for the summer, it is timely to reflect on the political year that was.
We, in Sinn Féin, have been through a tough election and with that came analysis and reflection. It is human nature to take time, to heal and to ask tough questions of ourselves.
However, it is too easy to forget and to gloss over the very many achievements that Team Sinn Féin has made over the... Free article
18 May 2019
Thousands of people from right across Ireland gathered in Dublin today to protest against the Government’s failed housing policy and to demand a change in direction.
The ‘Raise the Roof’ rally assembled at Parnell Square at 1pm, and made its way around the quays, past the Department of Housing before finishing at O’Connell Street beside the GPO.
The latest homelessness figures from... Free article
15 May 2019
Climate change needs to be tackled in a progressive way that combines social justice and fairness with the obvious environmental needs. Free article
The Vultures are circling again – only Sinn Féin’s No Consent, No Sale Bill can defend Irish families
14 May 2019
On Thursday, Ulster Bank announced that they would be flogging more mortgages belonging to Irish families, ripping their homes from under them and handing them to faceless Vulture Funds.
We all know about the Vultures – secretive international investors hovering over the Irish economy, seeking out families in mortgage distress, and then doing whatever they see fit to turn a quick... Free article
8 May 2019
Twenty-one years on from the Good Friday Agreement, the political talks beginning on Tuesday are an opportunity to finally realise the potential of that historic accord. Free article
30 April 2019
Sinn Féin TD Gerry Adams has accused the DUP’s Nigel Dodds of an outrageous attempt to shift the blame for the current impasse onto the former deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness. Free article
25 April 2019
In this article, Callum Smyth reflects on the horrific murder of Lyra McKee this day last week in Derry, and how her legacy must be reflective of the future she had envisioned. Free article
17 April 2019
This coming weekend, Republicans will gather at various locations across the island of Ireland for this years Easter Commemorations. Below you can find details for all commemorations such as times, locations and main speakers. Free article
17 April 2019
This feature first appeared in An Phoblacht/Republican News on March 28th 1991 to mark the 75th anniversary of the Easter Rising Free article
17 April 2019
Investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey were in Leinster House yesterday afternoon to brief members of the Oireachtas on their ongoing legal battle that emerged after their documentary ‘No Stone Unturned’ was aired in December 2017.
The documentary shines a light on collusion between the UVF which murdered six men in the Heights Bar in Loughinisland, Co Down in... Free article
10 April 2019
On the 21st anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald has said we need a return to its principles and promises. Free article
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An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- Don't miss your chance to get the second edition of the 2019 magazine, published to coincide with Easter Week
- This special edition which focuses on Irish Unity, features articles by Pearse Doherty, Dr Thomas Paul and Martina Anderson.
- Pearse sets out the argument for an United Ireland Economy whilst Pat Sheehan makes the case for a universally free all-island health service.
- Other articles include, ‘Ceist teanga in Éirinn Aontaithe’, ‘Getting to a new Ireland’ and ‘Ireland 1918-22: The people’s revolution’.
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