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Clashes as petrol bombs are thrown at PSNI

lurgantrouble0116.jpg There was a riot in Lurgan, County Armagh on Sunday night when more than 100 petrol bombs were thrown by nationalist youths after police cordons were set up in the Lake Street area.

Published January 30, 2016

Noonan accused in nine billion euro giveaway

michaelnoonanbig.jpg The 26 County Minister for Finance Michael Noonan blew over nine billion euro of government funds when he failed to stand up to EU bank chiefs over the state’s bank debts, the banking inquiry has revealed.

Published January 30, 2016

Thousands of protestors turn out to oppose water charges

waterprotest0123gpo.jpg Tens of thousands of protestors turned out to oppose water charges at Right2Water demonstrations across the country last Saturday. In Dublin City Centre, at the largest rally, community and political groups were joined by representatives from six trade unions.

Published January 30, 2016

High level informer behind Shankill Road bomb

shankillbomb.jpg Decrypted classified documents obtained by the Provisional IRA have shown that a state agent was behind one of the most notorious tragedies of the conflict, the Shankill Road bomb attack in 1993.

Published January 25, 2016

It’s 1984, not 2016, in the Irish Police State

tricolourgardai.jpg The staggering amount of surveillance being undertaken by the authorities in the 26 Counties has been revealed with more than one thousand new spy requests on citizens initiated every month.

Published January 23, 2016

No ‘Twelfth’ invite for Martin McGuinness

orangeorderbig.jpg The anti-Catholic Orange Order has said it has no intention of inviting Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness to its July Twelfth marches and rallies after the Deputy First Minister in the Six Counties said he would be willing to attend.

Published January 23, 2016

Judge takes stronger line on PSNI inquest delay tactics

inquestfamilies.jpg A major court examination of delays in coroners’ investigations of 95 legacy killings in the North, many of which date back more than 40 years, in currently underway.

Published January 23, 2016

Evicted families told to split up to find shelter

travellersdundalkevicted.jpg As the homelessness crisis worsens, a number of Traveller families evicted from their homes in County Louth have been told to put their children into care in order to secure accommodation.

Published January 23, 2016

Hopes raised for family of Aidan McAnespie

aidanmcanespie.jpg A decision not to prosecute a British soldier for killing a civilian near the Irish border during the conflict is to be reviewed, according to Crown Prosecutor Barra McGrory.

Published January 23, 2016

Election fever builds in Derry

mcguinnessmccloskeyeastwood.jpg Foyle is set to be the ‘constituency of death’ for nationalists in the 2016 Six-County Assembly election after Sinn Fein’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness announced he would run in the Foyle constituency, taking on the SDLP leader Colum Eastwood and a prominent independent candidate, Dr Anne McCloskey.

Published January 23, 2016

Kenny angered by DUP’s centenary snub

fosterkenny.jpg In an unusual development in the peace process, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has criticised the new DUP leader Arlene Foster after she denounced commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising.

Published January 16, 2016

Secret court move to sustain Omagh cover-up

omaghbombbig.jpg The British government continues to use national security to prevent potentially embarrassing details of its ‘black operations’ in the North emerging into the public domain.

Published January 16, 2016

Fight for 1916 heritage on several fronts

nafiannaeireann.jpg The occupation of buildings at the heart of the 1916 Rising in Dublin was suspended this week after a High Court decision to halt demolition works on the site for two weeks pending a hearing on February 2nd.

Published January 16, 2016

Water-damaged coalition faces election deadline

burtonboat.jpg There is increasing speculation that the general election will take place in the last days of February or the start of March after Taoiseach Enda Kenny claimed to have finally picked a date.

Published January 16, 2016

List of British war crimes in Iraq lengthens

bahamousa.jpg Nearly 300 British Army personnel who served in Iraq are suspected of committing war crimes, according to a new report by a team set up to look into evidence of murder, abuse and torture during the Iraq war.

Published January 16, 2016

A matter of time before SF is in Dublin government, says Adams

pearsebrosnan.jpg Sinn Fein will be in government, if not after this election then after the next, party president Gerry Adams has said.

Published January 16, 2016

A carnival of self-deception

newyear2016.jpg New Year’s Day brought the first official efforts of the year to revise and sanitise the centenary of the 1916 Rising, with the rebels’ goal of an Ireland free from British rule getting airbrushed from the official narrative.

Published January 9, 2016

Moore Street dispute erupts

occupymoorestreet.jpg Hundreds have rallied in support of a group of protesters who have occupied buildings on Moore Street in Dublin as a simmering row over plans for the development of the site, a key site in the history of the 1916 Rising, has now become a stand-off.

Published January 9, 2016

British hoping death will end justice campaign, say ‘Hooded Men’

francismcguigan.jpg Some of those tortured by the British military in the early days of the recent conflict walked out of court on Wednesday morning after a judge adjourned their case for almost three months.

Published January 9, 2016

Terrifying blaze after Shell gets Corrib gas permit

flaring.jpg Gas flares and noxious discharges have been emitted from the Corrib gas plant in north Mayo on New Year’s Eve, just weeks after the plant received a final permit to begin operation by Energy Minister Alex White.

Published January 9, 2016


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