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O’Neill wins further US backing for Good Friday Agreement

oneillusa.jpg Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill is in Washington, DC in a bid to persuade the US government to urge British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to prioritise the restoration of the North’s powersharing political institutions.

Published June 8, 2023

DUP ‘dinosaur’ predicts political ice age

paisleyjr.jpg After an election in which the nationalist share of the vote overtook the unionist one for the first time, a senior DUP figure has admitted it could be an “ice age” before powersharing ever returns to Belfast.

Published June 1, 2023

Three republicans interned

maghaberryflat.jpg Saoradh has slammed what is says is the internment of three Tyrone republicans.

Published June 1, 2023

Failure to investigate murder ‘shocking and disgraceful’

rosaleenokane.jpg The failures of the RUC/PSNI to properly investigate the sectarian murder of a north Belfast woman 47 years ago are “shocking and disgraceful”, the High Court has ruled.

Published June 1, 2023

Compensation Board insults victims

miamishowband1200.jpg One of the survivors of the infamous 1975 Miami Showband massacre has said he has been retraumatised after a British government victims board assessed his suffering at “3.8 out of 10” and offered him “insulting” compensation.

Published June 1, 2023

UDA stakes out new homes against Catholics and rivals

udaflagtesco.jpg UDA bosses have shrouded the outskirts of a new social housing complex with paramilitary flags as a means of marking territory for the loyalist gang.

Published June 1, 2023

End of civil war marked, but no closure for families

civilwarevent.jpg A ceremony to mark 100 years since the end of the Irish Civil War took place in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin last weekend.

Published June 1, 2023

Call to set unity vote as support for union fades

grapholda.jpg The political dynamic in the north of Ireland has changed significantly after nationalism vaulted ahead of unionism in Thursday’s council elections.

Published May 25, 2023

Sinn Féin seen as political juggernaut

belfastelection.jpg Final results from the North’s latest elections have confirmed Sinn Féin as again the big winner, with its share of the vote jumping almost 8% to 31%, and winning 144 of the 462 council seats available, up 39 on the 2019 result.

Published May 25, 2023

Irish neutrality under threat

natomap.jpg The 26 County Tánaiste Micheál Martin has begun to erode Ireland’s long-standing and internationally respected policy of military neutrality.

Published May 25, 2023

Judicial review sought after inquest refusal

patsykellyfamily.jpg An inquest into the assassination of independent councillor and civil rights activist Patsy Kelly almost 50 years ago has been refused.

Published May 25, 2023

Son bids for new investigations into killings of parents

mcglincheys.jpg The only surviving son of INLA figures Dominic and Mary McGlinchey has launched a court bid in an attempt to compel Gardaí police to reopen the investigations into their murders six years apart.

Published May 25, 2023

GAA targeted once again

alertgaa.jpg A hoax bomb attack at pitches used by a Gaelic sports team is just the latest incident in a campaign of intimidation against Irish culture in east Belfast.

Published May 25, 2023

Election piles on pressure for a border poll

localelectionsmap2.jpg Nationalist voters now clearly outnumber unionists according to election counts which have concluded in the North’s council elections.

Published May 20, 2023

Unionism 'has lesson to learn' as Sinn Féin makes historic inroads

oneillcands.jpg Local election results show that Sinn Féin continues to power its way to become the largest party in the north of Ireland at council level, ahead of the unionist DUP, with some commentators suggesting that nationalist voters could now outnumber unionist voters for the first time.

Published May 19, 2023

Sinn Féin set for record as nationalist vote up strongly

pollingstationflags.jpg Sinn Féin are on course to become the largest party at council level in the North as the party looks set to repeat its success in last year’s Assembly elections.

Published May 19, 2023

Vote Irish Republican

pollingstationbelfast1200.jpg After a low key campaign, today’s council elections in the north of Ireland could turn the dial against unionist misrule and boost efforts to tackle inequality and discrimination at council level.

Published May 18, 2023

Refugee failure spills onto streets

campburned.jpg A complete collapse in the Dublin government’s immigration policy has led to homeless asylum seekers being attacked in the streets and a makeshift camp getting burned out by racists.

Published May 18, 2023

Prisoners face potentially harmful doses of radiation

xrayscan.jpg Prison authorities failed to inform republican prisoners at Maghaberry jail about the dangers faced from the overuse of body scanners, it has emerged.

Published May 18, 2023

Sudden death of former Blanketman Rab Kerr

rabkerr.jpg Robert ‘Rab’ Kerr, who spent three years ‘on the blanket’ in the H-Blocks and took part in the republican prisoners’ escape in 1983, passed away suddenly in hospital on Sunday, May 14.

Published May 18, 2023


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