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Govt Tips bill “Window dressing that fails workers" - SF

10 October 2019

Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan has hit out at the Minister for Employment Affairs Regina Doherty, saying that her tips bill is nothing more than “window dressing that fails workers.”

The criticism comes as at the Government refuses to progress a Sinn Féin Bill which would give hospitality workers a legal right to the tips that they earn.

The Limerick based Senator introduced the... Free article

Michael Barrett commemoration held in London

3 June 2019

Republicans gathered in London yesterday to mark the 151st anniversary of the death of Fenian Michael Barrett, who was the last person to be publicly hanged in England. Free article

Workers’ Rights and New Employment Practices must be central to political change in Ireland - Kearney

27 May 2019

In his latest blog, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney outlines his party's new policy document “Towards a New Employment Model – Strengthening Workers’ Rights” which was launched last week at Áras Uí Chonghaile in West Belfast. Free article

Paris Peace Conference

25 May 2019

DURING THE EARLY MONTHS of 1919, following the ending of the 1914-18 European war and the establishment of Dáil Éireann in January, Irish representatives in France attempted to secure a hearing for Ireland at the Paris Peace Conference, Free article

Loughlinisland killers still free as journalists remain on bail

23 May 2019

Such is the appalling history of Britain’s colonisation of Ireland’s Six Counties in the north that it is impossible to count the travesties of justice visited on its population. Free article

Thousands march in Dublin to protest Government housing failures

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

We need to talk about Climate Justice - Lynn Boylan MEP

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

Mary Lou McDonald: The people have spoken, it's time to deliver a government for everyone

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

‘Dodds comments on Martin McGuinness outrageous’ — Gerry Adams TD

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

Lyra McKee: There can be no going back

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

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