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‘No ethnics or Irish’ for unionists

ballymenamanhole.jpg Unionists have demanded that Irish language words be removed from manhole covers in Ballymena, County Antrim.

Published March 12, 2016

Parties wary after ‘fundamental realignment’

donnchadholaoghaireelected.jpg Following an election count which lasted six days, the new Dublin parliament will meet next Thursday to elect a new Taoiseach, although no new government is expected to be formed for several weeks.

Published March 5, 2016

Cold-blooded murder as criminals lash out

vinnyryan.jpg There has been a shocked reaction among republicans in Dublin after a second member of the Ryan family was shot dead in Dublin by a crime gang.

Published March 5, 2016

Attack linked to Maghaberry crisis

woodstocksealed.jpg A prison guard has been injured in a suspected booby-trap attack on his car as tensions at Maghaberry jail have escalated once again.

Published March 5, 2016

Freed republican calls for Omagh inquiry

seamusdalyinterview.jpg A man accused of taking part in the 1998 Omagh bomb has said there needs to be a public inquiry into the attack which claimed the lives of 29 people and for which he wrongly spent two years in jail.

Published March 5, 2016

Youth injured in attempted loyalist abduction

injuredkidleg.jpg A Catholic teenager has been badly injured in a sectarian mob attack in north Belfast after he was knocked down while fleeing the attack.

Published March 5, 2016

Basques celebrate as leader is freed

otegifreed.jpg There were celebrations in the Basque Country and among solidarity activists around the world on March 1 as Basque political prisoner Arnaldo Otegi was released from a Spanish jail after more than six years.

Published March 5, 2016

Seamus Daly released as last Omagh case collapses

seamusdalycourt.jpg After two years behind bars, prosecutors today dropped all charges against Seamus Daly, the only man still charged in connection with the 1998 Omagh bomb.

Published March 1, 2016

No betrayal of our voters - Adams

adamsmartinkennyburton.jpg With the final result in the 26 County general election not expected until Monday at the earliest, Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has dismissed any idea that his party would support one of the traditionally dominant right-wing parties in Irish politics, Fine Gael or Fianna Fail.

Published February 29, 2016

Civil war parties in race for first place as count continues

adamselected.jpg Fine Gael and Fianna Fail are in a dead heat in the race for Dail seats as counting has reached the half-way point in the 26 County election, with 19 out of 40 constituencies completed.

Published February 28, 2016

Kenny out of options, but refuses to quit

kennyelection2016.jpg With all of the first count results in the 26 County general election concluded, Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s government has suffered a resounding defeat but he has ruled out resigning as leader of Fine Gael.

Published February 27, 2016

Sinn Fein ‘has broken the duopoly’

dessieellissf.jpg Prominent figures in the Dublin government are set to lose their seats as early estimates from the count centres have borne out exit poll predictions that revealed a last-minute swing back to the opposition parties and independents, with Sinn Fein now in a pivotal position.

Published February 27, 2016

Graphic novel angers Sands family

sandsgraphicnovel.jpg The family of Bobby Sands has called on the Bobby Sands Trust to disband after a row over a graphic novel which claims to depict the life of the hunger strike martyr.

Published February 27, 2016

Hope for Jordan family as inquest opens

jordanfamilyinquest.jpg A fresh inquest into the controversial killing of an IRA Volunteer almost 25 years ago opened in Belfast this week.

Published February 27, 2016

Concern over anti-Irish sentiment in Scotland, USA

tedcruzfoxnews.jpg A council in Scotland has unanimously voted against flying the Irish flag over a number of its buildings to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.

Published February 27, 2016

Injunction sought to end MI5 harassment

christophercatney.jpg A west Belfast taxi driver has begun legal moves to stop repeated approaches by MI5 agents.

Published February 27, 2016

Villiers condemned as Brexit referendum is set for June

villiersbrexit.jpg British prime minister David Cameron has named June 23 for a referendum on leaving the European Union after negotiating what he said were special reforms of the EU to protect British interests.

Published February 27, 2016

Exit poll shows Fine Gael/Labour govt has been ousted

kennyburtontea.jpg An exit poll for today’s general election carried out by the Irish Times indicates no possibility of a return to government for the current Fine Gael/Labour coalition.

Published February 26, 2016

Voters crowd polling stations after rancorous campaign

adamsvoting.jpg Turnout in the 26 County general election is being described as high, despite cold and rainy weather in many areas. Voting began at 7am and closes at 10pm in an election that opinion polls indicate could be witnessing a late swing back to the government parties.

Published February 26, 2016

Smears and set-ups by government and media

ferguscrawford.jpg The coalition government has been accused of resorting to a campaign of scare tactics and media manipulation as it faces being ousted when votes are counted next weekend.

Published February 20, 2016


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