[Irish Republican News]

September 1, 2015

[Irish Republican News]



The devolved administration in the north of Ireland is moving towards collapse as both of the main unionist parties have said they are ready to withdraw from the power-sharing coalition with nationalists.

Fianna Fail jumps on a unionist bandwagon

michealmartin2.jpg There has been a hysterical response in the 26 Counties to allegations in the North that the Provisional IRA continues to exist.

Figures confirm scale of PSNI harassment

psniguns2.jpg The PSNI has used stop and search powers against the people of two small north Belfast communities more than 4,500 times in six years, according to official police statistics.

Water charge protestors ‘not going away’

wateraug29.jpg Tens of thousands have gathered at an anti-water charge rally today in Dublin. The march began at 2pm under the banner “We’re not going away, you know!”

Red Cross to help broker bid to end prison tensions

redcross.jpg The Red Cross has said it is willing to help resolve the deepening crisis at Maghaberry prison after more than 20 republican prisoners began refusing meals for more than a week.

Robinson’s mercy appeal for UDA death-squad suspect

samueltweed.jpg DUP leader Peter Robinson has been accused of hypocrisy after seeking leniency for a loyalist believed by victims to have been involved in the mass murder of innocent Catholics in the 1970s.

‘IRA has left the stage’ - Adams

adamsconfused.jpg In response to a growing media furore, Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has insisted that the Provisional IRA were not involved in the killing of Kevin McGuigan in east Belfast earlier this month.

Letter reveals farcical Ballymurphy investigation

britsold.jpg The failure of the British Ministry of Defence to trace any of the British soldiers present at the time of the 1971 Ballymurphy Massacre has infuriated the families of the victims.

1985: Thatcher’s ego and the need to stop Sinn Fein

fitzgeraldthatcher.jpg Over 500 files have been made available to historians in Belfast this week as part of the declassification of government files dating from the mid-1980s.

Homeless offered sleeping bags, urged to leave the city

homelessprotest.jpg Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been accused of “blowing smoke” after he insisted that “common sense” must be applied in response to the growing homelessness crisis.

Rasharkin parade increases tensions

rasharkin2015.jpg Sinn Fein’s Daithi McKay has said there were a number of breaches of determinations by the Parades Commission at a loyalist parade in Rasharkin last [Friday] night.

New play suggests protected paedophile may have been informer

olubhlai.jpg The 26-County state and the Gardai police will be accused from a Dublin stage next week of covering up claims about the serial rape of young boys because the alleged abuser - dubbed “the Irish Jimmy Savile” - was an informer blackmailed into spying on the IRA.

There is nothing more Sinn Fein can do

gerryadamsardfheis.jpg The PSNI Chief’s claim that the IRA exists - even in the benign way he paints it - is wrong: the IRA is gone and is not coming back, writes Gerry Adams.

If IRA didn’t exist, unionists would need to invent it

iramasks.jpg There was a joke in 1997. What’s the difference between the Stickies and the Provos? Answer: 25 years.

The last obscenity

maghaberrybig.jpgg Maghaberry is an injustice that undermines the very fabric of our society.

The deaths of Gerard Davison and Kevin McGuigan

davisonmcguigan.jpg Are the Provisional IRA about to re-commence their armed campaign? Do unionist politicians really think so?

Free Trial Subscription

Breaking News


September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003
October 2003
September 2003