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27 November 2017 Edition

A new chapter begins

27 November 2017

THE political momentum which has led to over half a million people voting for Sinn Féin in Ireland was clearly in evidence at the 2017 Ard Fheis. Free article

‘This is my last Ard Fheis as Uachtarán Shinn Féin’

27 November 2017

GERRY ADAMS announced during his Ard Fheis Presidential address live on RTÉ TV on Saturday night that he is to stand down as leader of Sinn Féin. Free article

‘This is the time for change’

27 November 2017

GERRY ADAMS talks to An Phoblacht Editor John Hedges after he tells the 2017 Ard Fheis it’s his last as President of Sinn Féin Free article

Sinister RUC Special Branch relationship with UVF kept hidden

27 November 2017

THE DECISION by the North’s Director of Public Prosecutions not to prosecute two former Royal Ulster Constabulary officers and 11 Ulster Volunteer Force suspects accused of involvement in a series of murders and other serious offences on the word of UVF killer Gary Haggarty has caused anger and dismay amongst relatives of those killed and injured. Free article

Sectarianism – Time to push that elephant out of the room

27 November 2017

ON 14 OCTOBER, I and other republicans commemorated the execution of William Orr, 220 years ago to the day, at a little graveyard in Templepatrick, County Antrim. Free article

Deliberate British policy dictated brutality and medical neglect of POWs

27 November 2017

THE HARROWING TREATMENT of protesting republican POWs in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh and Armagh women’s prison was laid bare to an audience of republicans in Belfast on Friday 6 October as the initial findings of the Independent Tribunal on Prison Protests 1976-1981 were made public. Free article

Banking scandal – Latest to show the system’s failure

27 November 2017

AS WE FACE in to yet another round of scandals, maladministration, a failure to regulate and a general rip-off of the ordinary citizen, it is more and more apparent that the political and economic system isn’t working – at least not for ordinary voters. Free article


Another Europe is possible | Treo eile don Eoraip

27 November 2017

EU silence on police violence in Catalonia lambasted, Murder of Maltese anti-corruption investigator condemned, #MeToo: Parliament moves to tackle sexual harassment Free article

Betty Anderson (nee McCaul), Derry City

27 November 2017

BETTY ANDERSON, my mother, was born in Derry’s Bogside in 1925 and lived her entire 92 years within less than a mile from her McCaul family home. From a staunchly republican family Betty married Billy ‘Dinky’ Anderson and they had ten children, seven girls and three boys. Free article

Dermot Moran, Woodford, Galway

27 November 2017

THE south Galway village of Woodford came to a standstill on 12 October as hundreds of republicans attended the funeral of the late Dermot Moran who was laid to rest in the Cemetery beside St John the Baptist Church, Woodford. Free article

Feargal Ó Cuilinn, Baile Átha Cliath

27 November 2017

TÁ LAOCH don Ghaeilge agus don Phoblacht ar lár san Ard Chathair. Fuair Feargal Ó Cuilinn (1966 -2017) ó Baile Bhailcín bás rionnt seachtainí tar éis taom croí maidin Cluiche Cheannais Peile na hÉireann. Free article

Patsy ‘Skin’ Burns, Belfast

27 November 2017

PATSY BURNS – ‘Skin’ – was a patriot. He was a staunch republican. Skin was a rebel all day long. Free article

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