Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has accused the DUP of pushing the
North's power-sharing government toward crisis.
Thousands gathered outside the Dublin parliament this week to
demonstrate their opposition to a second Lisbon Treaty during the visit
of Nicolas Sarkozy, the French premier and current president of the
A republican group in Derry has predicted that the conflict will
begin again in the city as the conditions return for armed struggle.
The Ulster Unionist Party is in negotiations with the British
Conservative Party over moves towards a possible merger between the
Thirteen members of the Shell 2 Sea Group were arrested on July 22nd
for challenging the legality of construction work on a contentious
pipeline in an area designated for "Special Conservation
One hundred and sixty years after one of the most traumatic events in
the history of this island, the Dublin Government are to officially
commemorate An Gorta Mor, the Great Hunger, which claimed the lives of
an estimated one million Irish people and reduced the population of the
country by half.
Evidence is now emerging that the bombing of McGurks Bar, like many
atrocities in the early years of the conflict, may have been part of a
policy of assassination by British intelligence services.
Attempts by the Dublin and London government to rebrand sectarian
marches and ghoulish bonfires as “cultural events” failed before they
began last weekend when loyalists embarked on violent rampages on the
eve of the ‘Twelfth’, the height of the marching season.
The British government has accepted that its deliberately lied when it
claimed that the IRA was responsible for a bomb which killed 15 people in
The North’s power-sharing executive has failed to meet for over a month
amid fears of a stalemate between Sinn Féin and the DUP.
Republican Sinn Féin has accused the PSNI police of “abducting” three
republicans in County Fermanagh.
Newspaper reports on the ‘Stakeknife’ spy, who was reputedly the
British Army’s highest-ranking double agent within the IRA, are being
censored by the British government.
The Loyal Orders stress the cultural and religious aspects of their
organisations. The reality of their involvement over the past 200
years tells a different story.
Inaction has thus far characterised the PSNI’s policing operation in
defending Catholics in Stoneyford and in other parts.
The French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, intends to pressurise Irish
voters to back the Lisbon Treaty in a second referendum after ruling
out any possibility of renegotiating the draft constitution for the
The British government has been strongly criticised by the European
Court of Human Rights for illegally and secretly monitoring all
electronic communications between Ireland and Britain for years.
A North Belfast father-of-three was stabbed in the head and neck with a
spear in a near-fatal sectarian attack.
The Dublin parliament has urged the British government to release
security files on the Dublin and Monaghan bombings.
A jury has unanimously found that the British Army was responsible for
the death of a former republican prisoner in Derry almost 12 years ago.
The oration by Marion Price at the
grave of Wolfe Tone in the Republican Unity Initiative’s Bodenstown
Why is the most objectively fair response to our economic
difficulties the least acceptable to the economic and political
The case of a fatal stabbing outside a republican bar, and a subsequent
media campaign which reached the White House, ended this week in a
An Orange Order march in west Belfast passed off quietly last weekend
despite a controversial incursion onto the republican Springfield Road.
The PSNI have arrested two teenage girls and are also
questioning three male teenagers in connection with the death of
The Rosemary Nelson inquiry has been told that defence lawyers were
subject to “deliberate and systematic intimidation” by the RUC police.
A leading archaeologist employed to survey the motorway through the
ancient Irish capital city of Tara has said her findings were altered
to support the motorway when in fact she pointed to evidence against
A bond of friendship and solidarity lasting over 50 years was
celebrated in Dublin last month.
Are the people of the Six Counties to be again left high and dry due to
the selfish interests of yet another British politician?