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Republicans reaffirm campaigns in Easter commemorations

saoradheaster17.jpg Tens of thousands of republicans took to the streets of villages, towns and cities across Ireland last weekend to pay their respects to Ireland’s fallen heroes.

Published April 22, 2017

Deranged informer blamed for Garda murder

crevanmackin.jpg There have been calls for a public inquiry after a Louth man who shot and killed a Garda policeman and seriously injured his ex-girlfriend before killing himself was confirmed to have been a state informer who had been told to spy on IRA groups.

Published April 22, 2017

Divisons continue over Martin McGuinness’s legacy

mcguinnessheadstone.jpg Unionists have expressed outrage at a gravestone erected for former deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness as republicans gathered to remember him a month after his passing.

Published April 22, 2017

PSNI accused of withholding evidence on weapons

tommycasey.jpg The family of a Catholic man killed by loyalists in collusion with state forces has called for the release of details of a recently found arms cache which they believe could finally secure a conviction for his murder.

Published April 22, 2017

Outcry as nuns set to be handed new maternity hospital

nmhplans.jpg Over 80,000 people have signed a petition calling on Simon Harris, the 26 County health minister, to prevent a religious order from being handed ownership of a new maternity hospital.

Published April 22, 2017

Theresa May announces a general election

mayelection.jpg In a surprise development, the British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap Westminster general election for June 8th.

Published April 18, 2017

‘Clear names of Scap’s victims’

scapbig.jpg Sinn Fein has been urged to exonerate those republicans and others who were executed as ‘informers’ on the orders of a British double agent operating inside the Provisional IRA.

Published April 14, 2017

Anger as killer soldiers hold protest

saoradhprotestveterans.jpg A demonstration by former British soldiers in Belfast city and a counter-demonstration by republican group Saoradh have both passed off peacefully on Good Friday.

Published April 14, 2017

‘Excess’ water charges seen as first step back

waterprotest0417.jpg A deal between the two main right-wing parties on water charges in the 26 Counties has reignited the controversy, despite claims that the charges have been scrapped “for most people”.

Published April 14, 2017

Coroner brings closure for the Deery family

deeryfamily.jpg A decades-long justice campaign for a teenage boy shot dead by the British Army in Derry in 1972 has been fully vindicated after a coroner ruled this week that Manus Deery was ‘totally innocent’ and his murder ‘totally unjustified’.

Published April 14, 2017

Talks deadline postponed again

stormontsf.jpg Talks between the Stormont political parties have been extended into May amid a deadlock which Sinn Fein has blamed on unionists’ refusal to back a rights-based society.

Published April 14, 2017

Partition ‘a grave injustice’ - Villiers

villierscyprus.jpg Former British Direct Ruler in the North of Ireland, Theresa Villiers, has become the subject of ridicule after she expressed support for freedom and unity for the divided island of... Cyprus.

Published April 14, 2017

Kenny’s Brexit breakdown

kennymerkel.jpg The Dublin government’s failure to secure any kind of veto for Ireland in the negotiations following Brexit has been strongly criticised as a dereliction of its duties.

Published April 7, 2017

Former British troops face Belfast opposition

veterans.jpg Republicans and former British soldiers are set to stage opposing demonstrations in Belfast city centre on Good Friday.

Published April 7, 2017

PSNI use ‘carrot and stick’ tactic to recruit informers

giftcards.jpg Members of the PSNI Special Branch used a pair of shopping gift cards in an attempt to turn a Fermanagh activist into an informer, as spying activity appears to have increased ahead of next weekend’s republican commemorations.

Published April 7, 2017

Department admits community grants discrimination

givanbonfire.jpg A report for Stormont’s ‘Department for Communities’ has admitted that a scheme for funding community halls was biased in favour of the Protestant community.

Published April 7, 2017

Brokenshire urged to step down as talks chair

brokenshirepress.jpg The British Direct Ruler James Brokenshire has been urged to give up the chairmanship of the talks at Stormont after the latest round of discussions failed to make any real progress.

Published April 7, 2017

ETA leaves arms ‘in the hands of the Basque people’

etaletter.jpg The Basque armed group ETA says it will disarm on Saturday, leaving down their weapons “so that Basques can continue taking steps to achieve peace and freedom for our country”.

Published April 7, 2017

Hope for Ireland as Brexit gets real

brexitletter2.jpg Despite the Brexit process, the north of Ireland could remain in the European Union pending a unity referendum, according to papers published this week by a European Parliament committee.

Published April 1, 2017

New IRA claim bomb attack

strabanerocket.jpg The organisation known as the new IRA has said it struck a PSNI armoured vehicle with an ‘explosively formed projectile’ (EFP) in County Tyrone last week.

Published April 1, 2017


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