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Sinn Fein leaders open door to left-right coalition

adamsmcdonald.jpg There is increasing speculation that Sinn Fein could become the junior partners in the next coalition government in the 26 Counties after the party leadership refused to rule it out.

Published August 12, 2017

DUP ‘cosying up to the UDA’

stittfoster2.jpg Sinn Fein’s Gerry Kelly has condemned the DUP for “cosying up to the UDA” while Sinn Fein was “standing up against armed groups from right across the community”.

Published August 12, 2017

Gutless unionism can’t do the decent thing

jeffreydonaldson600.jpg The DUP can’t stand up to the UDA because they might need them again soon to prevent change.

Published August 12, 2017

Politics as usual as Irish unity seen in reach

martinadams2.jpg Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams TD has said that Micheal Martin “needs to get serious about a United Ireland” following the Fianna Fail leader’s refusal to support the establishment of a parliamentary committee on Irish Unity.

Published July 22, 2017

Is radical republicanism making a comeback?

saoradhrally.jpg Is the stage now set for the politics that once informed an entire movement in the North to re-emerge?

Published July 22, 2017

Sickening sectarianism

mcguinnessbonfire.jpg The Democratic Unionist Party has caused a furore by issuing conflicting statements about the burning of a coffin effigy of the late Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness on a loyalist bonfire in east Belfast on Tuesday.

Published July 15, 2017

Varadkar opposes unity referendum

varadkartime.jpg Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has expressed his surprise at remarks made by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, during an interview with Time Magazine, in which he says that he is ‘very much opposed’ to a referendum on Irish reunification.

Published July 15, 2017

Bonfire chaos reaches new level, says fire service

bonfirebuilding.jpg Last night saw an almost 50% increase in bonfire-related emergency callouts since last year as state-funded loyalist ‘Eleventh Night’ blazes damaged property and threatened lives across the North.

Published July 12, 2017

There can be no return to the status quo

equalitymarch.jpg Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams on the Stormont talks process which collapsed this week.

Published July 8, 2017

Breakdown in talks an avoidable mess

brokenshiremedia.jpg As they say in Belfast, the dogs in the street could see there was no prospect of a deal to restore power-sharing.

Published July 8, 2017

Tory/DUP pact blamed as Stormont talks end in failure

sftalks0717.jpg The collapse of talks to revive power-sharing has been described by Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill as a “monumental failure” by British Prime Minister Theresa May who she said had “set back decades of work” in the peace process.

Published July 4, 2017

Stormont talks slide through another deadline

odowdkearney.jpg Despite a sudden flurry of activity, the Stormont talks passed through another British-imposed deadline on Thursday, the fourth this year.

Published July 1, 2017

New SF outreach initiative dismissed by DUP

agreedfuture.jpg The DUP has immediately rejected a renewed Sinn Fein campaign to convince unionists of the merits of a united Ireland.

Published July 1, 2017

Saoradh suffers split; SF councillors feud with party

saoradhmeeting.jpg Saoradh, the Irish republican party formed last September, has experienced a serious split with the resignation of 23 members from its Belfast branch.

Published July 1, 2017

DUP losing battle for Irish-free zone

achtprotest.jpg To the surprise of no-one the Stormont talks foundered on the DUP's adamantine refusal to concede an Acht na Gaelige.

Published July 1, 2017

DUP concludes government deal with Tories

duptorydeal.jpg The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the Conservative party have completed a deal which will see the DUP prop up a minority Tory government.

Published June 26, 2017

‘Brexit to them gently’

queensspeech.jpg English royals Elizabeth and Charles Windsor have delivered the legislative agenda of the presumptive minority government in London for the next two years which revolves around its uncertain plans to withdraw from the European Union.

Published June 24, 2017

Stormont on hold while DUP closes in on Westminster power

dupdeal.jpg Talks between the Democratic Unionist Party and the British Conservatives have continued in London on a ‘confidence and supply’ agreement for the DUP to prop up a minority Tory government at Westminster.

Published June 24, 2017

Anti-DUP march takes place in London

dupprotestlondon.jpg A march is taking place in London today [Saturday] in opposition to the DUP and its policies.

Published June 24, 2017

Advancing towards Irish Unity - in the United Irish tradition

bodenstown2017.jpg Sinn Fein chairperson Declan Kearney delivered the keynote address to the party’s annual Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown last Sunday.

Published June 24, 2017