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Volunteer Martin Doherty remembered

21 May 2020

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the killing of Volunteer Martin ‘Doco’ Doherty at the Widow Scallans pub in Dublin on May 21 st 1994. On that fateful night, a UVF gang planned to kill hundreds of friends and relatives of republican prisoners who were attending a fundraiser in the pub. The gang were armed and had a large bomb in a holdall.

Fortunately for those attending the... Free article

Tá ár lá ag teacht

6 March 2020

Ina óráid Dála ar an 20 Feabhra, agus é ag ionsaí Sinn Féin go nimhneach, dúirt ceannaire Fhianna Fáil, Mícheál Martin, an méid seo:

“The glorifying of the Provisional IRA is not an accident of one Deputy's exuberance, as Deputy McDonald claims. She has herself praised Provisional IRA units and when she ends speeches with ‘Tiocfaidh ar lá’ I think she knows full and well what the... Free article

Change is in the air - What side are you on? by Declan Kearney

1 March 2020

Writing in his latest blog, Declan Kearney reflects on the recent election, the change in Irish politics and attempts to build a Government for Change in the 26 counties. Free article

An Timpeallacht – Eva Ní Mhealláin

21 February 2020

Is mac léinn in Ollscoil na hÉireann Gaillimhe i mbliain na céime de BA sa Ghaeilge agus sa Fhraincis í Eva Ní Mhealláin. Is scríobhneoir, file agus gníomhaí óg í as deisceart Ard Mhacha ó dhúchas. Free article

Sinn Féin will deliver 32 county republic - Line of Duty Star

18 February 2020

Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar has said he believes that Sinn Féin will deliver a 32-county republic following the historic result in the 2020 General Election. Free article

General Election 2020 - 'We are back to Connolly and Mellows, and it is just as well’

16 February 2020

Writing his latest blog, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney reflects on the historic and 'watershed' General Election result for Sinn Féin. Free article

IRA captures Ballytrain barracks

13 February 2020

One of the first major IRA attacks on an RIC barracks during the Black and Tan war took place in Ballytrain, County Monaghan, in February 1920. Free article

Next Irish government must begin actively planning for reunification - Michelle O'Neill

12 February 2020

In this article which first appeared in the Belfast Telegraph, Joint Head of Government Michelle O'Neill calls on the next Irish government to begin actively planning for Irish Unity. Free article

'A revolution in the ballot box' - Mary Lou McDonald

10 February 2020

In a seismic and historic election, Sinn Féin is the most popular political party in the 26 counties, securing widespread support across the state. Free article

An Phoblacht 1970

10 February 2020

Following the split in the IRA in December 1969 and Sinn Féin in January 1970, one of the first actions of those who rejected the Goulding/MacGiolla leadership and who formed the Provisional Army Council of the IRA and the Caretaker Executive of Sinn Féin was to launch a publicity fund with a view to establishing their own republican newspaper. Free article

Exclusive: RTÉ provided Fianna Fáil advance notice of Leaders' Debate questions

6 February 2020

RTÉ provided Fianna Fáil with advance notice of the topics for the RTÉ Leaders' Debate on Tuesday, An Phoblacht can reveal.

Correspondence seen by An Phoblacht shows that an e-mail outlining the main topics was provided to Fianna Fáil at 1.24am on Tuesday morning.

However Sinn Féin, who only received an invite to the debate on Monday after widespread public outrage over their... Free article

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