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Kingsmill mystery deepens

kingsmill.jpg An inquest into a gun attack against Protestant workmen in 1976 has had to be halted following the bizarre claim that a match has been found for a palm print, forty years after it was taken from the scene of the attack.

Published June 11, 2016

Families vindicated as report points to massacre cover-up

loughinislandreport16.jpg Families of six men murdered in the Loughinisland massacre have welcomed an Ombudsman’s investigation that has finally exposed significant state collusion with the killers.

Published June 9, 2016

The new heavy gangs

evictiongang.jpg Masked gangs are now evicting people from their homes in the 26 Counties at the behest of international vulture funds, who have ordered a wave of repossessions to extract profit from their newly acquired loan books.

Published June 4, 2016

PSNI harass, caution kids in Lurgan arrest operation

lurgan2016.jpg Republican Sinn Fein man has hit out at the “arbitrary arrest and internment” of twelve of its members following the opening of a republican Garden of Remembrance in Lurgan, County Armagh last weekend.

Published June 4, 2016

Builders end MI5 transmission in Ardoyne

ceilingbugremoved.jpg Republicans in north Belfast have described how the PSNI police descended on a house within minutes of a spying device being discovered by builders doing work on the property in the Ardoyne area.

Published June 4, 2016

Murderous actions of ‘Soldier A’ in west Belfast

henrythornton.jpg The wife of a County Armagh man shot dead by a member of the Parachute regiment more than 40 years ago has welcomed the findings of a fresh inquest saying “the world has seen that he was innocent”.

Published June 4, 2016

Anger at loyalist attack on republican graves

milltowngraffiti.jpg Loyalists have targeted the republican plot in Milltown Cemetery in a graffiti attack.

Published June 4, 2016

Unionists block community centre over GAA names

communityglenariff.jpg The DUP has blocked funding for a community centre indefinitely because of the appearance of the names of the two Irish War of Independence heroes on nearby gates to the site.

Published June 4, 2016

Gardaí in crisis

noirinosullivan.jpg As ordinary Gardai police struggle to contain the escalating gangland war, Garda chiefs have been warned by a policing watchdog that public trust in the force is fading over repeated scandals and failures.

Published May 28, 2016

Unionists take full control of Six County justice department

mcguinnesssugdenfoster.jpg Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has been accused of handing unionism a “triple lock” on justice after nationalists were sidelined in the administration and scrutiny of the department’s functions.

Published May 28, 2016

A struggle to understand as Ambassador grapples with protestor

murphyvickers.jpg A bizarre intervention by the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland has drawn international attention to a revisionist state event in Dublin which honoured the British soldiers who died in 1916 fighting to maintain British rule in Ireland.

Published May 28, 2016

Fianna Gael pact overcomes water charge hurdle

fiannagael2.jpg Sinn Fein has accused Fianna Fail of acting in coalition with Fine Gael by abstaining in a motion to scrap water charges.

Published May 28, 2016

Somme trip and royal visit as outreach efforts continue

princecharlesmcguinness.jpg Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has said he will visit the Somme battlefields of World War One as an act of reconciliation, to recognise human suffering and to reach out to his unionist neighbours in the north.

Published May 28, 2016

Anniversary of Eddie Fullerton

eddiefullertonbig.jpg Representatives from across the political spectrum attended a wreath- laying ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Inishowen Sinn Fein Councillor Eddie Fullerton in Buncrana in 1991 on Wednesday evening.

Published May 28, 2016

SDLP quits Stormont Executive

sdlpout.jpg The SDLP has quit the devolved administration in the Six Counties in the latest development to hit the formation of a new Executive in the North.

Published May 21, 2016

New leader for Labour as Kenny digs in amid justice scandal

brendanhowlinbig2.jpg Wexford TD Brendan Howlin has been named as the new leader of the Labour Party in the 26 Counties as the politic system in Dublin continues to stumble following the formation of a minority government earlier this month.

Published May 21, 2016

Truth and justice ‘not the property of the few’

dm2016.jpg On the 42nd anniversary of the Dublin-Monaghan bombings, which killed 33 people, a Dublin government minister said he would continue to repeat demands that the British security papers on the attacks be opened.

Published May 21, 2016

Craigavon Two campaign in Downing Street

jftc2downingst.jpg Family members of Brendan McConville and John-Paul Wootton took the ‘Justice for the Craigavon Two’ campaign to the official residence of the British Prime Minister this week.

Published May 21, 2016

Loyalists may attempt to block anti-internment march

ail2015.jpg Loyalists have said they will not seek permission to oppose the annual anti-internment march, which will take place on Sunday, August 7. The move could spark a confrontation as up to 5,000 people and at least four bands are expected to take part in the march.

Published May 21, 2016

Reconstruction takes place on anniversary of boy’s death

manusreconstruction.jpg One Derry family has renewed hopes for justice following a re-enactment of the murder of Irish schoolboy Manus Deery by the British Army. It follows a directive from the Six County Attorney General, John Larkin, that a fresh inquest into the killing of Manus Deery should take place.

Published May 21, 2016


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