The Sinn Féin leadership has begun a fight-back against rival
republican groups who are seeking to maintain an armed struggle against
A purpose-built ‘supergrass’ unit is to be constructed inside
Maghaberry Prison in the North of Ireland following a decision to
revive the policy of using informers’ evidence in courts.
British intelligence has offered a six figure sum and a home abroad to
a South Armagh man if he would work with them to help imprison a
republican from the area.
A protest by Sinn Féin’s youth wing blocked the entrance to the
Equality Commission’s Office in Belfast in protest at a recent ruling
discriminating against the wearing of the Easter Lily by nationalists.
Farmer and environmental activist Willie Corduff is in hospital after
being attacked by a masked gang during a protest at the planned Corrib
gas pipeline early on Thursday.
A political activist from the Basque country was arrested in a raid in
Belfast this week and faces 14 years in prison if extradited back to
Belfast’s Crumlin Road Prison is not only an impressive, indeed,
imposing, example of Victorian prison architecture it is also a museum,
an artefact, in its own right.
Veteran Derry republican Gerry McCartney argues that the recent
killings of two British soldiers and a PSNI officer by dissident
republican groups will do nothing to achieve Irish unity.
PSNI police Chief Hugh Orde is to leave his position in the North of
Ireland after securing a job in England.
A statement was read out at an Easter commemoration
organised by the 32 County Sovereignty Committee in Derry city today.
On this the 93rd anniversary of the 1916 Rising the leadership of Sinn
Féin extends its solidarity to the families of all our patriot dead.
The 26 County Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan has confronted the
Irish people with the toughest Budget announcement in the history of