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Low-profile launch for new political party

rebootireland.jpg An announcement by former Fine Gael leadership figure Lucinda Creighton that she is going ahead with efforts to form a new right-wing political organisation has been criticised by Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams who said that another conservative political party is “the last thing” that Ireland needs.

Published January 3, 2015

Review of the archive papers

archivesbig.jpg A round-up of the stories emerging from the declassified papers released over the New Year.

Published January 3, 2015

New Year statements

2015.jpg A collection of the statements issued by Sinn Fein and republican groups to mark the New Year.

Published January 3, 2015

Stormont talks deal gets over the line

stormonthousedeal.jpg A partial agreement in multi-party talks has ensured that the Six-County political institutions will continue to operate next year.

Published December 24, 2014

Talks to go on

sfstormont.jpg The North’s five main parties have asked British prime minister David Cameron for 2 billion pounds (€2.55 billion or $3.15 billion) financial package over ten years as talks continue on issues such as parades, flags and the past.

Published December 20, 2014

PSNI mount pre-Christmas raids

damageddoor.jpg Republicans in Derry, Belfast and Newry have condemned heavy-handed raids by the PSNI which have devastated family homes in the lead up to Christmas.

Published December 20, 2014

Ballymurphy Massacre victim to be exhumed

ballymurphydonnelly.jpg The body of a man shot dead by British soldiers in Belfast more than 40 years ago is to be exhumed, a coroner has ruled.

Published December 20, 2014

Legal action over protection of UVF assassin

jackalbig.jpg The widow of a factory worker murdered by unionist paramilitaries more than 40 years ago is to sue the PSNI police and the British Ministry of Defence.

Published December 20, 2014

Derry name issue reignites

derryguildhallbig.jpg The word Derry is to be removed from the wording on a plaque in the city after the SDLP sided with unionists on the issue in a move which could revive the long-running row on the city’s name.

Published December 20, 2014

Delight at Obama move to end blockade on Cuba

happyhavana.jpg A historic announcement of a thaw in Cuban-US relations which includes the release of the three remaining members of the “Cuban Five” and Alan Gross, an American citizen detained in Cuba, has been strongly welcomed in Ireland.

Published December 20, 2014

Cameron storms out

cameronstormont.jpg The shambolic nature of the talks process at Stormont was exposed this week when British Prime Minister David Cameron suddenly abandoned the negotiations with no plans to return.

Published December 13, 2014

A people ‘forced onto the streets’

waterdec10.jpg The largest political movement seen in Ireland in a generation looks set to grow further after a giant protest in Dublin on Wednesday.

Published December 13, 2014

Sinn Fein hails recognition for Palestine

palestineflag.jpg The Dublin parliament has become the latest in Europe to call on its governments to recognise an independent state of Palestine after a motion by Sinn Fein was passed unanimously.

Published December 13, 2014

‘Last chance’ for recruitment target

recruitmentnote.jpg British military intelligence has been accused of stuffing an envelope full of cash through a letterbox in an attempt to recruit a man as an informer.

Published December 13, 2014

Undercover TV team documents abuses

arasattractarte.jpg Ireland’s health service bosses have been accused of criminal negligence following a damning television documentary on the treatment of people with intellectual disabilities at a facility in County Mayo.

Published December 13, 2014

Frazer plans march on Dáil over torture case

loveulsterriot.jpg Gardai have said they are willing to facilitate a new ‘Love Ulster’ event in Dublin city centre, raising fears of a potential repeat of the infamous 2006 parade.

Published December 13, 2014

Dublin closed down by another giant protest

dec10protest.jpg Dublin city was shut down this afternoon when tens of thousands of protesters descended on the capital for the latest mass demonstration against water charges.

Published December 10, 2014

Beyond death’s door

jonathoncorrie.jpg The death of Kilkenny native Jonathan Corrie, a 43-year-old who had suffered mental ill-health and addiction problems, on a freezing night within feet of the seat of power, has shocked the public may have killed off the Dublin government’s chances of re-election.

Published December 6, 2014

PSNI determined to defend RUC killers

harrisgillespie.jpg The purpose of a new ‘legacy’ body to investigate past state killings in the conflict is being questioned after PSNI police chiefs said they were determined to defend the actions of their retired colleagues.

Published December 6, 2014

Torture case to go back to Europe

hoodedmanwounds.jpg The Dublin government referred the case of British torture victims in the north of Ireland back to the European courts this week.

Published December 6, 2014


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