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4 July 2016 Edition

Putting the island of Ireland first

4 July 2016

The people of the North have the right to have their voice heard and their vote respected Free article

Because you have an AK47, it doesn’t make you a freedom fighter

4 July 2016

DANNY MORRISON gave the main oration in west Belfast on Saturday 11 June for his late friend and comrade Seándo Moore as part of a number of commemorations for Beechmount IRA Volunteers to be held throughout the centenary of the 1916 Rising. At Seándo’s funeral on 15 June 2010, Danny described his fellow activist as part of “a real people’s army with support on every street”. Free article

Duine v Dúlra

4 July 2016

TÁ CÁS ardchúirte taréis cnámh spáirne na srianta comhshaoil a thabhairt chun cinn i gConamara arís. Free article

Sinn Féin MLAs and ministers get stuck in at Stormont

4 July 2016

WITH the Assembly elections now just a distant memory and the Executive ministers in place, Sinn Féin MLAs and ministers have been getting stuck in, doing what they were elected to do. Free article

Simon Coveney twists and turns to avoid housing emergency commitment

4 July 2016

THE Fine Gael Minister for Housing, Simon Coveney, is at his wits’ end trying to steer the housing crisis into yet another profit-making scheme for developers. Premium service article

Reconciliation: As I See It – Kyle Paisley

4 July 2016

I LOVE the word reconciliation – it is a good word. It is misunderstood by the ill-informed. It is misrepresented by those who count negativity a virtue. It is considered a dangerous compromise by men who believe that honour lies in justice without any admixture of mercy. Still, reconciliation is a good thing – a great thing! Free article

Home truths – Pat Magee

4 July 2016

OLD RIVAL VERITIES of Orange and Green, of the struggle against colonialism and that between empires, have been subject to fresh scrutiny in the run-up to and during this Decade of Centenaries – of the Easter Rising, of the Somme, of partition. Free article

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Trial and execution of Roger Casement

4 July 2016

FOLLOWING the executions of James Connolly and Seán Mac Diarmada on 12 May 1916 in Dublin, the attention of the Irish people shifted to England, where Roger Casement was being held in the Tower of London, for centuries the traditional place of detention – and often torture and execution – for alleged traitors to the English crown. Free article

Ó Caoláin heads Oireachtas Committee on Justice & Equality

4 July 2016

SINN FÉIN TDs will chair three important Oireachtas committees in the new Leinster House parliamentary term, including long-standing Cavan/Monaghan TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin taking up the role of head of the Committee on Justice & Equality. Free article

Another Europe is possible – Treo eile don Eoraip

4 July 2016

Lynn Boylan MEP to host European ‘Human Right to Water Conference’, Matt Carthy MEP tackles tax avoidance, Liadh Ní Riada heads hearing to create public banking system in Ireland and Martina Anderson report on ‘Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products’ passes in European Parliament Free article

Hesitant Comrades – The Irish Revolution and the British Labour Movement

4 July 2016

GEOFFREY BELL is a Belfast-born but London-based writer and socialist political activist. As a young student in Derry he participated in the early Civil Rights Movement from 1968 to 1972. Free article

Challenging and cherry-picking volumes

4 July 2016

Signatories and Unhappy the Land – The Most Oppressed People Ever, the Irish? Premium service article

John Owens, Swanlinbar, Cavan

4 July 2016

NEWS of the death of John Owens was received with great sadness in the Cavan and Fermanagh Border area as well as further afield. Free article

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