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3 July 2017 Edition

The talks at Stormont

3 July 2017

WHILST the DUP’s deal to prop up Theresa May’s Tory Government has been concluded, talks involving Sinn Féin, the DUP and the other main parties to try and restore the Executive and Assembly at Stormont continue as we go to press. Free article

A right to remember

3 July 2017

JOHNNY McGIBBON, a Sinn Féin activist, recently spent some time in Flanders as part of a delegation organised by ‘The Fellowship of Messines’ to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Messines in the First World War. Free article

‘A new Ireland had arisen’ – Thomas Ashe

3 July 2017

RECENT efforts by political opponents to denigrate Sinn Féin's principle of abstention from the Westminster parliament have been both politically and historically ignorant. Parties such as Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael – which claim succession from pre-Treaty Sinn Féin – totally ignore the very basis of that movement. Free article

William Partridge

3 July 2017

THE most prominent leader of the Dublin workers after Jim Larkin and James Connolly during the Great Lockout of 1913 was William Patrick Partridge. Free article

Bhuel is féidir rud amháin a rá i bhfábhar Varadkar!

3 July 2017

TÁ SÉ DEACAIR, aon rud maith a rá faoin Taoiseach nua, Leo Varadkar. Tá dearcadh glan Thatcherach aige, agus níl aon chómhbhádh léirithe aige dona daoine is mó buailte sa tír seo ar chor ar bith. Free article

When is genocide not genocide?

3 July 2017

IN THE AFTERMATH of the war in Sri Lanka and the defeat of the Tamil Tiger guerrillas in 2009, the Sri Lankan Government has set out to systematically destroy any hope the Tamils have of establishing their own independent state. Not only that, but the Sinhalese-dominated regime has thrown a blanket of censorship, disinformation and fabrication over the military onslaught that saw as many as 70,000 Tamils – civilians as well as fighters – slaughtered. Free article

Another Europe is possible – Treo eile don Eoraip

3 July 2017

Funded by the European United Left / Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) – Aontas Clé na hEorpa / Na Glasaigh Chlé Nordacha – Crúpa Paliminta – Parlaimimt na h Eorpa Free article

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Erin’s Hope

3 July 2017

A MEETING of Fenians, all former Union Army officers and American Civil War veterans, was held in New York on 18 February 1867 under Lieutenant Colonel James Kelly to draw up plans for a military expedition to Ireland in support of a rising expected in the near future. Free article

Twists and turns of the Border and the US in the Rising

3 July 2017

Bombs, Bullets and the Border – Policing Ireland’s Frontier and Ireland’s Allies: America and the 1916 Easter Rising Free article

Not on the Nine O’Clock News

3 July 2017

RTÉ’s attempts to underplay the historic victories of Sinn Féin in the Westminster elections was blatant even by RTÉ standards. Free article

Sports today – sponsors first or supporters?

3 July 2017

CROKE PARK in the sunny, intoxicating days of August and September. The travelling fans arrive to support their teams in an almost ancient tribal ritual. The GAA All-Ireland hurling and football championships are vital expressions of modern Irish culture and identity. Free article

Michael Gaughan Commemoration, Ballina, County Mayo

3 July 2017

THE SUN SHONE on the crowd that gathered at the Republican Plot in Leigue Cemetery on Sunday 4 June to remember Mayo hunger striker Michael Gaughan, who died in Parkhurst Prison on 3 June 1974. Free article

Midlands honour Paddy Kelly and Mick Hall

3 July 2017

THE Paddy Kelly Sinn Féin Cumann in County Offaly commemorated the 20th anniversary of Volunteer Paddy Kelly on Saturday 10 June in Killenard, County Laois, in a ceremony addressed by Mick O’Brien and chaired by Carol Nolan TD. Free article

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