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14,000 respond to Sinn Féin’s cost of living survey

25 November 2021

Sinn Féin pledges to stand up for workers and calls on government to act on energy prices and implement rent freeze as cost of living survey results published. Free article

Latest phase of British brinkmanship over the Protocol is deeply corrosive - Declan Kearney

13 August 2021

In his latest blog, Declan Kearney brands the latest phase of British brinkmanship over the Protocol 'deeply corrosive'. Free article

Thomas McElwee – Died on 8 August 1981 after 62 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

8 August 2021

Thomas McElwee, at the age of 23, was the tenth man to join the 1981 Hunger Strike. From Bellaghy in south Derry, he was imprisoned in 1976 after a premature bomb explosion in which he lost an eye. Free article

This is 2021, not Mississippi in the 1960s: It's time to stand up against sectarianism

4 August 2021

In this article, Sinn Féin MLA and National Chairperson Declan Kearney argues that it is time to take a stand against sectarianism, discrimination and division and to promote a better future for all. Free article

50th anniversary of Internment without trial 9 August 1971

3 August 2021

50 years ago on 9 August 1971 the British government in London, at the request of the Unionist government in Stormont, imposed internment without trial in the Six Counties, pouring petrol on the flames of conflict. We re-publish here the story of Internment as told by the late historian Shane Mac Thomáis. Free article

Kieran Doherty TD – Died on 2 August 1981 after 73 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

1 August 2021

IRA Volunteer Kieran Doherty, TD for Cavan/Monaghan, died at 7:15pm on Sunday 2 August 1981, the day after Kevin Lynch’s death. Kieran had joined the hunger strike one day before Kevin Lynch and survived one day longer. Free article

Death of INLA Volunteer Kevin Lynch – 1 August 1981

31 July 2021

He spent 71 days on hunger strike from 23 May 1981. He died on 1 August 1981. Free article

Dawn Foster – A tribute

16 July 2021

Joe Dwyer remembers journalist Dawn Foster who died suddenly. Free article

Martin Hurson — Died on 13 July 1981 after 46 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh

12 July 2021

THE death of IRA Volunteer Martin Hurson on 13 July 1981, after 46 days on the Hunger Strike, was unexpected. The suddenness of his death, coming only five days after that of Joe McDonnell, came as a shock since two other Hunger Strikers – Kieran Doherty and Kevin Lynch – had been almost a week on hunger strike ahead of Martin. Free article

Centenary of the Truce of July 1921

9 July 2021

In July 1921 Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in Ireland Nevil Maready led the British Army delegation into Dublin’s Mansion House to meet the representatives of the Irish Republican Army to arrange a Truce between the two forces. Free article

Time for Truth Campaigners demonstrate against British government amnesty plans

7 July 2021

There is growing opposition to the British government’s planned amnesty legislation for British army veterans of the Northern conflict to be brought before Westminster next month Free article

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