Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has accused the Dublin government under
Charles Haughey of providing the information that led to the SAS ambush
of three IRA Volunteers in Gibraltar 20 years ago.
The ashes of former IRA hunger striker Brendan ‘The Dark’ Hughes have
been scattered in west Belfast and in County Louth.
The Provisional IRA is to refuse to meet the ‘Eames/Bradley
consultative group on dealing with the past’, it has been revealed.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Belfast city centre on
February 23 to show their support for the Irish language and cultural
The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis will take place in the RDS in Dublin this
Former US president Bill Clinton has confirmed his attendance at
celebrations in Belfast to mark the 10th anniversary of the Good Friday
Agreement in April.
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams argues that failure by the DUP to agree
the transfer of policing and justice powers risks eroding confidence in
the political institutions.
conflict in Ireland can be brought to a just end so can the conflict in
the Basque country.
Ian Paisley Jnr dramatically quit from the northern power-sharing
executive on Tuesday, and questions are now being raised over how long
his father can remain as First Minister.
One of Belfast’s most senior republican figures and a legendary IRA
fighter, Brendan Hughes, died at the weekend after a short illness aged
The Belfast Assembly repeatedly descended into an angry shouting match
this week over the suggestion that the conflict in the North should be
classified as a war in order to begin the healing process.
Republicans in Derry have stepped up their security after what they
believe was an assassination attempt on a senior ‘Real IRA’ figure.
The US Department of Homeland Security has deported Mark James
McAllister, the son of former Irish Republican prisoner Malachy
McAllister, to Ireland.
There has been anger and incredulity in Ireland over a vote by the
European Parliaments today [Thursday] NOT to respect the result of the
Lisbon Treaty referendum.
Brendan ‘Darkie’ reflects on a lifetime
of struggle and the current political situation in Ireland.
Informers, agents and spies have been a part of Irish society for as
long as the British government have been occupying Ireland.
A former Sinn Féin bodyguard and driver for Gerry Adams has been
exposed as a British agent and informer.
Martin McGuinness, Sinn Féin’s Deputy First Minister, has described
republicans who still believe in armed struggle as “no-hopers” who are
“detached from reality”.
The North’s First Minister Ian Paisley and Sinn Féin president Gerry
Adams have clashed over the devolution of policing and justice powers,
scheduled for May.
A Catholic father of three has expressed anger at being forced to leave
Stoneyford, County Armagh by a long campaign of sectarian intimidation
and death threats.
Politicians on both sides of the border have expressed dismay about a
decision by the Irish state broadcaster, RTE, to drop its Radio 1
Michael McKevitt has begun a Supreme Court appeal against his conviction of the charge of
“directing terrorist activities”,
An attempt to find out what the Lisbon Reform Treaty means.
Does anyone believe that even when justice and policing are devolved to
Stormont that local politicians will have any control over agencies
such as MI5?
The PSNI police have again set up a number of road checkpoints across
the North amid a general increase in tension between the British Crown
forces and republican hardliners.
A former IRA Volunteer who escaped from Long Kesh prison more than 24
years ago and fought a long battle against extradition from the US has
been arrested by immigration officials in Texas.
A County Tyrone republican has been ‘interned’ despite being cleared of
attempted murder charges this week.
The Orange Order in the 26 Counties is to receive substantial funding
from the Dublin government, it has been announced.
Sinn Féin has confirmed that Raymond McCord Snr has agreed to speak at
this year’s Sinn Féin Ard Fheis at the end of this month.
The report of the second Bloody Sunday Inquiry must be given to the
families of the victims at the same time it is received by the British
government, the large crowd at this year’s commemoration march was
The first interview in five years with the ‘Real IRA’ was published
this week. The following is an edited version of that interview.
I don’t need any British Judge to tell me what happened on Bloody Sunday.