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Unionist violence on parade in the 1990s

drumcree1996.jpg Declassified state papers recorded the chaotic handling of the Drumcree parade dispute, as nationalists in Portadown began protesting against sectarian marches by the Orange Order and its loyalist supporters.

Published January 5, 2023

Ballymurphy families meet police for first time

ballymurphypsni.jpg The families of the Ballymurphy massacre victims have held their first meeting with the police (RUC or PSNI) in an attempt to have a murder investigation opened.

Published January 5, 2023

Cavan victims remembered

belturbet.jpg A ceremony has taken place over the Christmas period to mark the 50th anniversary of a deadly loyalist bombing in Belturbet, County Cavan.

Published January 5, 2023

Top Dublin official is British spy

spystock.jpg There have been calls for an internal investigation by the Dublin government after a former British agent revealed that a senior Irish official has been working for British military intelligence for more than three decades.

Published December 22, 2022

Annie’s Bar, the ‘forgotten’ massacre, is remembered

anniesbar1200.jpg A frequently overlooked massacre in Derry 50 years ago has been marked with a vigil and wreath-laying ceremony at the scene following a remembrance Mass.

Published December 22, 2022

Call for action to remove loyalist posters

varadkarposterprotocol.jpg The PSNI police have been urged to take action against the erection of intimidatory posters of Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar against the background of an image of the Dublin/Monaghan bombs.

Published December 22, 2022

Britain shamed by new court ruling

patfinucane1200.jpg The Finucane family have achieved another legal victory against the British government in their campaign for justice.

Published December 22, 2022

Murder ‘apology’ returned

johnpatcunningham1200.jpg The family of John Pat Cunningham, who was shot dead at a British Army checkpoint nearly 50 years ago, have returned a letter of apology to the British Ministry of Defence.

Published December 22, 2022

Martin has ‘no strategy’ for a united Ireland

adamsoireachtas.jpg Former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has told a committee of the Dublin parliament that the failure to plan for a united Ireland “beggars belief”.

Published December 22, 2022

Joe Kennedy appointed as US Special Envoy

joekennedy.jpg Joseph (Joe) Kennedy, a grandson of the late US presidential candidate Robert Kennedy and grand-nephew of the late US President John F Kennedy, has been confirmed in the role of new US Special Envoy to the north of Ireland.

Published December 19, 2022

Spooks fear Stakeknife report as publication looms

scappaticci1200.jpg A report into one of the most controversial episodes of the conflict is facing censorship by British state agencies even before it is published in the new year.

Published December 15, 2022

New pressure to tackle loyalist crime gangs

spotlightloansharks.jpg Loyalist paramilitary organisations are targeting desperate food bank users, according to a new investigation into UDA and UVF loan sharks operating in Belfast.

Published December 15, 2022

Council of Europe denounces legacy bill

coedunja.jpg A report by a top European human rights official has called on the British government to withdraw its notorious legacy bill.

Published December 15, 2022

Centenary of Four Martyrs marked

mcdonaldmartyrs.jpg Several republican groups and societies have marked the centenary of the summary execution by Free State forces of Liam Mellows and three other prominent IRA figures who died as martyrs for the Republic.

Published December 15, 2022

Forced confessions come back before the courts

castlereagh1200.jpg Two of those who were beaten into making admissions about IRA attacks by Crown Force interrogators 45 years ago have had mixed outcomes in the battle to overturn their convictions.

Published December 15, 2022

Taoiseach blasts Tiktok over Varadkar video scandal

varadkarkiss.jpg An era of high-tech censorship could be on the cards for Ireland in the wake of a new controversy involving Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar.

Published December 15, 2022

Historic day as language rights signed into law

dreamdearg3.jpg The passage of Irish language legislation into British law has been welcomed as a “historic milestone” by campaigners who are now seeking the implementation of the law, including the appointment of the north’s first Irish language commissioner.

Published December 8, 2022

Fine Gael’s disdain for those they abandoned

dukeschilders.jpg One hundred years on from the betrayal of the north of Ireland by a partitionist cabal, the anti-Irish prejudice of their Fine Gael successors has been encapsulated in an outrageous smear by a former leader.

Published December 8, 2022

‘Shameful’ delay tactics as family waits 25 years for inquest

seanbrownfamily.jpg The continued delays in starting the inquest into the murder of County Derry Gaelic sports official Sean Brown have been described as “intolerable” and “devastating”.

Published December 8, 2022

Prisoners face tough conditions this Christmas

prisonersxmastree.jpg A republican prisoner has obtained legal permission to challenge prison authorities for subjecting him to strip searches around every court attendance.

Published December 8, 2022


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