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‘Time for an all-Ireland conversation on unity’ Sinn Féin leader tells civic forum

15 February 2019

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald has said now is the time for an all-Ireland conversation on Irish reunification, and that “Tory policy in London cannot, by accident or design, lead to the imposition of an EU frontier across Ireland”. 

The Dublin Central TD today addressed the ‘All-Ireland Civic Dialogue on Brexit' at Dublin Castle. Speaking at the event. 

Hundreds of delegates... Free article

Voting Rights for All - report calls for EU seats for North

5 September 2018

The Irish government should create a new constituency and allocated its two additional European Parliament seats to the north to ensure the democratic rights of all Irish citizens are upheld, a newly published independent legal opinion has said. Free article

"It's time for the Housing Minister to go"

3 September 2018

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald has confirmed that the party will table a motion of no confidence in Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy as the housing crisis continues to spiral under Fine Gael.

The Dublin Central TD broke the news at the Sinn Féin annual away day in Cavan. In her opening address, deputy McDonald said that the minister is “out of touch” and homelessness has now... Free article

30 years ago - The Drumnakilly Martyrs

29 August 2018

IRA Volunteers Brian Mullin, Gerard Harte and Martin Harte were killed on 30 August 1988, 30 years ago this week Free article

From Coalisland to Dungannon, 50 years on

24 August 2018

Today, 24th August, marks the 50th anniversary of the first Civil Rights march from Coalisland to Dungannon in County Tyrone. Free article

Papal visit an opportunity to address legacy of abuse - Michelle O'Neill

22 August 2018

The visit to Ireland by Pope Francis this weekend is an opportunity for the Catholic church to address the ongoing legacy of abuse, Sinn Féin Vice President Michelle O'Neill has said. Free article

50 Years Ago - The first Civil Rights march

20 August 2018

The first Civil Rights march from Coalisland to Dungannon was held on 24 August 1968, 50 years ago this week Free article

Hundreds take part in civil rights anniversary march

19 August 2018

Hundreds of people took part in a commemoration in Tyrone yesterday to mark the 50th anniversary of the first civil rights march to be held in the north. Free article

50th anniversary of first Civil Rights march to be marked on Saturday

16 August 2018

This Saturday the 50th anniversary of the first organised civil rights march in the North will be marked with a commemoration march from Coalisland to Dungannon. Free article

Sinn Féin publishes proposals for ‘real reform’ of the apprenticeship system

16 August 2018

Sinn Féin has today published its policy proposals to reform the apprenticeship system in Ireland. The party’s spokesperson for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Maurice Quinlivan TD has announced proposals to increase the number of people in apprenticeships to 60,000 by 2023, whilst also branding the current government’s reform plans as “unambitious, uninspiring and unacceptably slow”. Free article

100 years ago today - Sinn Féin day of defiance 15 August 1918

15 August 2018

"In Dublin, Constabulary hurried from street to street, noting who was speaking, who was listening. Soon they realised that it was all Dublin which was defying them, and, in the country, all Ireland" Free article

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  • Don't miss your chance to get the first edition of 2019 published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of An Chéad Dáil and Soloheadbeg.
  • In this edition Gerry Adams sets out the case for active abstentionism, Mícheál Mac Donncha takes us back to January 21st 1919, that fateful day after which here was no going back and Aengus Ó Snodaigh gives an account of the IRA attack carried out on the same day of the First Dáil, something that was to have a profound effect on the course of Irish history.
  • There are also articles about the aftermath of the 8th amendment campaign, the Rise of the Right and the civil rights movement.

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