[Irish Republican News]

September 19, 2014

[Irish Republican News]



Sinn Fein has accepted that the North’s political process is in serious trouble following a call by the DUP for the St Andrew’s Agreement to be renegotiated.

Paisley: A demagogue in a dog collar

paisleyflat.jpg Ian Paisley's uncompromising self-belief made him the most divisive figure in Ireland in the second half of the twentieth century.

Eyes of the world on Scotland

scotreferendum.jpg Scotland is on the “cusp of making history” by voting for independence next week, its First Minister Alex Salmond has said.

Judge finds litany of lies in shoot-to-kill case

martinmcauleybig.jpg A prominent republican is to sue for compensation after a senior judge admitted that he had been the victim of a perversion of the course of justice.

‘Failed by the law’ - family action over collusion

mccaffertyfamily.jpg The family of a north Belfast man shot dead by loyalists using a gun taken from a British Army base 40 years ago is to sue the British Ministry of Defence.

Loyalist murder weapon ‘imported by MI5’

seamusdillon.jpg A gun used in the murder of a Catholic doorman almost 20 years ago has been linked to a series of other loyalist killings, the PSNI has admitted.

Envy and anticipation ahead of Scottish vote

salmondbook.jpg On September 18, between the hours of 7am and 10pm, full sovereign power will lie in the hands of the Scottish people, who must decide whether to keep it or give it away.

Ceasefire appeal as political stalemate grinds on

mcguinnessflat2.jpg Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has used a keynote speech marking the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire to call for republican armed groups to lay down their arms.

MI5 blamed for bomb alert ‘spookery’

m1bombhoax.jpg The Republican Network for Unity has said it is combating hoax bomb alerts in west Belfast, which they have blamed on British military intelligence ‘spooks’.

Belfast march tensions continue

loyalistprotesthenryjoy.jpg A firework was thrown along with sectarian insults during a republican commemorative event at a Belfast interface last weekend, while there were further sectarian displays in north Belfast as the Protestant marching season wound down.

Prisoners unite to oppose controlled movement

prisonergroups.jpg The three groups of republican prisoners inside Maghaberry jail, the main British prison in Ireland, have agreed that facilities and space should be shared among them and they have collectively issued a statement calling for the prison administration to recognise the new situation.

Justice hopes fade for Hamill family


A judge has said evidence of collusion in the sectarian mob murder of Robert Hamill is insufficient to put the accused on trial.

Hope springs in Scotland

scotland.jpg If the vote is No, the debate about Scotland’s future in the UK will only intensify.

IMF deal would be another humiliation for Dublin govt

michaelnoonangrumpy.jpg Irish politicians, the people who are supposed to represent our interests and fight our corner, appear happy to collude in a charade over the cost of bailing out the EU's banking system.

Letter from Edinburgh

edinburgh.jpg Telling Scotland not to “go” is a bit like saying: “We don’t want you to run your own affairs. You must always have the governments we give you.”

Ceasefire promises were disingenuous

ceasefire2.jpg The view of the Republican Network for Unity on the 20th anniversary of the Provisional IRA ceasefire

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