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Six Counties made to disappear by Irish TV

latelatemap.jpg The flagship chat show of Ireland’s state-run TV network sparked outrage when a map of Ireland showed the Six Counties of the north of Ireland cut off.

Published September 9, 2017

Glenanne plot ‘went to the top’

johnweir600.jpg A former RUC police officer this week said he believed the British government was aware of the activities of the Glenanne Gang’s death squads at the very highest level.

Published September 2, 2017

Equality denied as Foster demands return to government

fosterramada.jpg A decoy talks proposal by Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster for a ‘parallel’ process alongside the Stormont Assembly has been dismissed by northern nationalists as an attempt to muddy the political waters.

Published September 2, 2017

Special Brexit deal likely as ‘nobody’ wants to do border checks

passportcontrol.jpg Sinn Fein has urged the Dublin government to block talks on future ties between Britain and the European Union as not enough progress has been made on agreeing the status of the border through Ireland once Britain exits the EU.

Published September 2, 2017

Derry museum occupied over memorial including British soldiers

museumsitin.jpg Two women who lost loved ones in the conflict have occupied the Museum of Free Derry in the city’s Bogside, refusing to get out at closing time and sleeping overnight on the floor after a row over a notorious exhibition which equates Bloody Sunday victims with their killers.

Published September 2, 2017

Anger as ‘clueless’ Minister blames Sinn Fein for UVF attack

patrickodonovan.jpg A junior Fine Gael Minister bizarrely sought to implicate Sinn Fein in the worst loyalist massacre of the conflict this week.

Published September 2, 2017

Insensitive Varadkar recalls princess as homeless die

jackwatsonvigil.jpg Leo Varadkar’s minority government in Dublin has been accused of crassly ignoring the housing crisis amid a spate of deaths among homeless people.

Published September 2, 2017

Loyalist bid to ‘cleanse’ Derry’s Waterside

watersidepogrom.jpg Five Catholic and mixed families have been forced out of their homes in Derry amid a pogrom by loyalist paramilitaries in the predominately Protestant Waterside area of the city.

Published August 26, 2017

Informer Sean O’Callaghan found dead

seanocallaghan.jpg A self-confessed IRA informer has been found dead in a swimming pool in Jamaica.

Published August 26, 2017

Britain pressured Vatican to name new Cardinal

cardinaldaly.jpg Secret links between the British government and the Catholic church have been revealed in classified government papers released this week.

Published August 26, 2017

Stormont’s future in doubt as talks offer is rebuffed

dannymorrison600.jpg A prominent Sinn Fein figure has said that party members have become disillusioned with the Stormont Assembly even as Sinn Fein issued a call for new efforts to restore power-sharing in the Six Counties.

Published August 26, 2017

Fine Gael ‘sneaking in’ compulsory ID card

pscidcard.jpg Sinn Fein Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald has described Fine Gael’s attempts to introduce a mandatory ID Card for the 26 Counties “by the back door” as a textbook example of a government that does not believe it is accountable to the people.

Published August 26, 2017

Inquest delay condemned

patrickcrawford.jpg The family of a teenager believed to have been shot by a British soldier on the grounds of a Belfast hospital more than four decades ago have condemned a two-year delay to the inquest into his death.

Published August 26, 2017

Brexit blame game underway

mayflags.jpg Claims by the British government that they wish to impose no additional border reinforcements in Ireland following their departure from the European Union are being treated with scepticism.

Published August 19, 2017

Competing claims over Derry bonfire

derrybonfire.jpg A nationalist bonfire went ahead in Derry last weekend following an agreement to relocate the fire away from a main road.

Published August 19, 2017

Protest over sectarian parade in Rasharkin

rasharkinprotest17.jpg Two nationalist residents groups held protests against a coat-trailing loyalist march through the mainly nationalist village of Rasharkin on Friday night, August 18.

Published August 19, 2017

Nationalists enduring arrest, trial over parades

garc0917.jpg Republican Sinn Fein has denounced an arrest operation in the Armagh and Tyrone areas which saw several members of the party seized over a 24 hour period. In one instance a member was taken ill in the process and needed an ambulance to take him to hospital.

Published August 19, 2017

Hostility to Sinn Fein unity effort emerges in Dublin

donlonotoole.jpg With the prospects of Irish reunification appearing to grow in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, some elements within the 26 County establishment have become increasingly nervous.

Published August 19, 2017

Minister ‘looking to get handle’ on deepening homelessness crisis

eoghanmurphy.jpg The number of homeless people in Ireland could reach 10,000 by the middle of next year if the low level of government activity continues, charities have warned.

Published August 19, 2017

Youths riot over bonfire raids

creditfallsfire.jpg A one-sided approach by council authorities to bonfires has been blamed for a riotous conflagration in nationalist areas of Belfast city centre this week which threatened to reignite conflict at sectarian interfaces in the city.

Published August 12, 2017


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