Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

29 May 2008 Edition

Brian Keenan laid to rest

29 May 2008

Thousands of republicans, from every corner of Ireland, gathered in South Armagh and in Belfast last week to bid a final farewell to the leading republican Brian Keenan who died on 21 May. Free article

Two weeks to go - Make sure it's 'No' to Lisbon

29 May 2008

Lisbon Treaty bad for business, ICTU executive 'misguided' on Lisbon Treaty, Gerry Adams on Lisbon campaign trail in the West of Ireland and Ógra highlights denial of Lisbon vote to Northerners Free article

Movie award confirms enduring interest in the Hunger Strikes

29 May 2008

SINN FÉIN MLA and former Hunger Striker Raymond McCartney has congratulated Steve McQueen, Michael Fassbender and all those involved in the making of the film Hunger, after it scooped the Camera d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival last weekend. Hunger which deals with the 1981 H-Block Hunger Strike in which ten Irish republican prisoners died won the prize for the best first feature film. Free article


Inquest delay as Britain poised to impose secret hearings

29 May 2008

AN INQUEST into the RUC killing of IRA Volunteer Pearse Jordan in 1992 has been delayed again. The delay comes as the British Government appears poised to impose further legislation which will enable them to hold inquests in secret and presided over by Government-selected coroners. Free article

CAMPAIGNS : Policing and justice, education and Lisbon

29 May 2008

THE Lisbon Treaty campaign occurs at a time of increasing political complexity across the island. A diversity of new dynamics now impinges on the political landscape and both defines and shapes popular opinion. Our republican analysis needs to continually take stock of these factors. Free article

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