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DANNY MORRISON was editor of An Phoblacht/Republican News and Sinn Féin Director of Publicity in 1981 and was a key contact between the protesting prisoners in the H-Blocks and the Republican Movement outside the jail. A former republican POW himself, Morrison was elected as a Sinn Féin member of a Six County Assembly in 1982. He became a full time writer in the 1990s. He is secretary of the Bobby Sands Trust. This article first appeared in the Andersonstown News on the 20th anniversary of the election of Bobby Sands. Free article

Cuban delegation meets Sinn Féin in Belfast and Dublin

23 June 2010

Sinn Fein hosted a delegation from Cuba at the annual Cairde Sinn Fein in Belfast at the weekend. The delegation joined over a thousand guests at the Europa Hotel for the evening event.
The group had met the Sinn Féin TDs in Leinster House earlier in the week.
The Cuban Ambassador to Dublin Terecita Trujillo accompanied government representatives, Angel Arzuaga from Cuba’s... Free article

Where are the Luddites when you need them?

7 June 2010

'AN PHOBLACHT' began publishing as a monthly, I think, in 1970, around the same time that the Belfast-based 'Republican News' came on the streets.

My mate Peter and I in our teens, and just after the Falls Curfew, used to sell Rep News from under our coats as people came out of St Paul’s Mass. It’s hard to believe, given the public display of support for Sinn Féin today, that back... Free article

16,000 'Greetings from the dole' postcards delivered to Dublin Government

7 June 2010

Sinn Féin’s ‘Jobs for the Unemployed’ campaign saw the delivery of over 16,000 postcards to Government buildings in Dublin on Wednesday. The postcards demand action on creating jobs and were launched by the party earlier this year as part of an extensive campaign on unemployment.

The party’s elected representatives arrived in Dublin with sacks of the postcards and described the... Free article

Youth unemployment: Gerry Adams addresses national youth conference

2 June 2010

GERRY ADAMS has told Sinn Féin's National Youth Committee meeting in Dublin's inner city that the Government is doing nothing to address youth unemployment while Sinn Féin has set out proposals to get 50,000 under-25s off the dole, including a specific youth jobs fund to create 20,000 new jobs.

"We cannot stand by and let the skills and ability of these young people be wasted... Free article

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