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Protest vote ‘cannot be ignored’

mccannelected.jpg The final results of the Stormont election show a small drop in support for Sinn Fein and the rival nationalist SDLP, and no change at all for the unionists, with the Green Party and socialist People before Profit making small gains.

Published May 7, 2016

New government faces old problems

coalition2016.jpg Scepticism remains high over the future stability of the new Dublin government as the new Cabinet held its first meeting at Áras an Uachtaráin, the President’s official residence.

Published May 7, 2016

Informer protected in cover-up of republican’s death, court hears

johnbradybig2.jpg A lawyer acting for the family of a former republican prisoner who died in a PSNI police barracks branded a potential witness a Crown informer in the coroner’s court yesterday.

Published May 7, 2016

Victims’ anger as inquest plan is spiked by Stormont

eileenmckeown.jpg Amnesty International has accused the Stormont Executive of denying justice by blocking funds for a series of inquests into conflict-related killings.

Published May 7, 2016

PSNI move against republican funeral

barrfuneral.jpg Levels of Crown force harassment have jumped in the Derry City and Strabane area following the arrest of fifteen people at the funeral of former republican prisoner Mickey Barr in Strabane on Thursday.

Published May 7, 2016

Sinn Fein struggles to explain after N-word nightmare

adamsdjango.jpg Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has been forced to issue a number of apologies for the use of a racial slur word in a late night Tweet on Sunday.

Published May 7, 2016

Socialist breakthrough only crack in Stormont edifice

gerrycarrollelected.jpg The left-wing People Before Profit Alliance (PBP) have made an electoral breakthrough in the Six Counties as the established Stormont parties saw their support drop following Thursday’s Assembly election.

Published May 6, 2016

Enda Kenny re-elected as Taoiseach after ‘tawdry deals’

kennyreelected.jpg Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny has received the seal of office of Taoiseach from the President after being re-elected this afternoon with the help of nine independents and the tacit support of Fianna Fail, who abstained as part of an historic agreement with their traditional foes.

Published May 6, 2016

First steps to ‘Fianna Gael’ coalition deal

fiannagael.jpg Two months after the general election, the two largest parties in the 26 Counties have reached a potentially historic agreement to form a minority government.

Published April 30, 2016

Rising commemorations mark centenary date

peoplesparade2.jpg A large 1916 Rising commemoration parade took place through Belfast city centre without major incident on Sunday despite efforts by loyalists to disrupt the event.

Published April 30, 2016

Stormont politicians seek endorsement

eastwoodmcguinness.jpg Nationalist politicians in the north of Ireland have expressed concern over voter apathy ahead of next week’s election to the Belfast Assembly.

Published April 30, 2016

Internees demand answers

mccaffertytaylor.jpg British authorities being sued by a prominent republican are trying to hide behind private court hearings in a bid to prevent evidence being revealed.

Published April 30, 2016

Death of hunger-strike author David Beresford

davidberesford.jpg An award-winning journalist credited with writing the definitive account of the 1981 Hunger Strike has died in South Africa.

Published April 30, 2016

Collapse of Hillsborough cover-up felt in Ireland

hillsborough96families.jpg A statement by the Bloody Sunday March Committee in response to the judgement this week that 96 Liverpool FC supporters were unlawfully killed at Hillsborough in 1989.

Published April 30, 2016

“Irish Republic declared”

proclamationbiggest.jpg A morse code message written by Irish rebel James Connolly and transmitted by Marconi operator David Burke was broadcast 100 years ago today. It was Ireland’s first and one of the world’s first radio broadcasts.

Published April 25, 2016

Ard Fheis targets coalition talks

marylousfaf16.jpg The Sinn Fein annual conference is taking place this weekend with the party facing an election to the Belfast Assembly early next month and a potential second general election to the Leinster House parliament in Dublin. Over 2,500 delegates are attending the annual conference in the Convention Centre in Dublin.

Published April 23, 2016

Martin condemns political ‘stranglehold’ at Stormont

martinarbourhill.jpg With just weeks to go before an election in the Six Counties, the Stormont Assembly has come under a surprise attack from Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin, who urged the Dublin and London governments to directly intervene to end the “stranglehold” at Stormont.

Published April 23, 2016

Tensions high after north Belfast killing

michaelmcgibbon.jpg A north Belfast priest has warned the PSNI police against making “arrests for the sake of arrests” after the death of a local man following a punishment shooting.

Published April 23, 2016

Protests as politicians ignore Maghaberry abuses

prisonriotsquad.jpg Republican prisoners on Roe 4 wing of Maghaberry high-security prison have been subjected to repeated raids by a riot squad in which educational resources have been removed, according to reports this week.

Published April 23, 2016

Infamous Crown force handed victims’ funding

bspecials.jpg Former members of the B-Specials in the north of Ireland have been funded by a victims’ support group, even though the notoriously sectarian paramilitary organisation was disbanded just months after the recent conflict began.

Published April 23, 2016


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