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Prisoner taken off republican wing in Maghaberry row

gabrielmackle.jpg A prisoner in the republican wing of Maghaberry prison has been removed following a dispute with other prisoners in a row which has pitched two small republican political parties against each other.

Published April 1, 2017

Stormont talks set to continue

brokepress.jpg Sinn Fein has said it will be insisting on the implementation of previous peace deals in talks which are set to go on at Stormont after a deadline for agreement was extended by the British government.

Published April 1, 2017

Police Commissioner and Ministers defy critics as scandals mount

noirinosuillivan.jpg The 26 County Garda police commissioner Noirin O Sullivan remains in her post despite a barrage of shocking and incredible revelations about the depth of fraud and corruption in the police force she heads.

Published April 1, 2017

Minister ‘issued threat’ to financial investigators

noonandail.jpg The chairman of the Dublin parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has alleged that pressure was put on him by the Minister for Finance to limit its investigation into the notorious cut-price sale of state-owned properties in the Six Counties known as ‘Project Eagle’

Published April 1, 2017

Brexit triggered, negotiations to begin on Irish border

brexitletter.jpg The European Union has confirmed that the Tory government in London has triggered article 50, beginning a two-year process that will see Britain, and possibly the north of Ireland, fall out of the European Union.

Published March 29, 2017

Talks given extra time as Brokenshire fudges deadline

brokenshirepress.jpg The British government has called for further talks to restore the Stormont Executive after efforts so far fell well short of reaching today’s ‘deadline’ for forming a power-sharing administration in the Six Counties.

Published March 27, 2017

Sinn Fein pulls out of talks

sftalks0317.jpg Sinn Fein has withdrawn from all-party talks at Stormont on restoring the Six County Assembly after reporting no substantive progress in any of the issues under discussion. The talks involving the Democratic Unionist Party and the Dublin and London governments had a deadline of tomorrow afternoon.

Published March 26, 2017

‘Freedom fighter’

mcguinnesscortege.jpg Grief turned to pride for Sinn Fein this week as tens of thousands paid their respects to a leader who came to symbolise peace in Ireland and the process through which the Provisional IRA gave birth to a political powerhouse.

Published March 24, 2017

British PM faces Brexit confrontation in Belfast

brexitmap.jpg British Prime Minister Theresa May will receive a very clear message that the north of Ireland wants to stay in the European Union before she triggers Brexit on Wednesday, Sinn Fein has said.

Published March 24, 2017

DUP MP suggests ‘poodle’ Sinn Fein could back down in talks

sammywilson600.jpg A senior MP for the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has said there is “virtually no chance” of a deal being struck for the restoration of the Stormont Assembly in Belfast ahead of the looming deadline next Monday. Sammy Wilson described Sinn Fein’s position as “unworkable” and claimed the party are “overplaying their hand”.

Published March 24, 2017

Support for Bus Eireann workers over strike action

buseireannpicket.jpg Drivers and other employees of Ireland’s state-run bus company have said they feel they have “nothing to lose” as a nationwide bus strike has focused attention on the crisis over wages in the public transport sector.

Published March 24, 2017

Kenny accused of hypocrisy over immigration

kennyimmigration.jpg Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been urged to do more to help those coming to Ireland to escape global conflicts following his comments on immigration in the US last week, which received unprecedented international media attention.

Published March 24, 2017

Bill Clinton’s eulogy for Martin McGuinness

clintonfuneralmcguinness.jpg The full text of remarks made by former US President at the Requiem Mass for former Sinn Fein deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Published March 24, 2017

Oration at the grave of Martin McGuinness

adamsoration.jpg The graveside oration for Martin McGuinness delivered by Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams at his funeral today.

Published March 23, 2017

Large crowds attend funeral of Martin McGuinness

mcguinnessfuneral.jpg Senior political figures and officials from the Irish, British and US establishments have joined thousands of mourners from across Ireland to attend the funeral in Derry of Martin McGuinness.

Published March 23, 2017

Crowds gather to honour Martin McGuinness

mcguinnessremoval.jpg Thousands of people have attended the removal of Martin McGuinness in advance of his funeral in his native Derry.

Published March 21, 2017

Tributes paid following death of Martin McGuinness

martinmcguinnessdeath.jpg Sinn Fein is in mourning today and tributes have been paid across the Irish and British political establishment as news spread this morning that Martin McGuinness had succumbed to his serious illness.

Published March 21, 2017

Martin McGuinness has died

martinmcguinnessaf.jpg The death has been announced of Martin McGuinness, Sinn Fein’s chief negotiator in the peace process. He passed away early this morning at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.

Published March 21, 2017

National rights denied as Tories assert English rule

maywestminster.jpg There has been an angry response in both Ireland and Scotland after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would block referendums on Irish unity and Scottish independence following the Brexit vote to leave the European Union.

Published March 17, 2017

UDA feud erupts with cold-blooded murder

geordiegilmore.jpg The failure of the authorities at Stormont and in London to challenge loyalist paramilitary violence has been highlighted after a UDA faction murdered a man in broad daylight this week.

Published March 17, 2017


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