[Irish Republican News]
[Irish Republican News]


Search for:

Republicans removed from electoral register

electoralregisterform.jpg The British government has issued electoral forms to voters in the Six Counties which have left tens of thousands of nationalists and republicans without their votes through a new requirement to declare themselves as residents of ‘Northern Ireland’.

Published September 20, 2013

Irish vote linked to Scottish referendum

scotlandballot.jpg Sinn Fein has said next year’s vote on Scottish independence has boosted the party’s calls for a ‘border poll’.

Published September 20, 2013

New hopes for victims of state killings

kathleenthompson.jpg A new inquest has been ordered into the killing of a mother-of-six shot dead in Derry by the British army in 1971.

Published September 20, 2013

Welcoming Dr Haass

haassosullivan.jpg Good to see you, Dr Haass. We are a naturally hospitable people but consider your welcome as double the usual. Anyone who can help us deal with flags, parades and the past gets the mother and father of all cead mile failtes.

Published September 20, 2013

Tense exchanges ahead of talks

talkspresshaass.jpg Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has accused the British Direct Ruler Theresa Villiers of an “unacceptable intervention” ahead of talks about dealing with the past as well as the issues of parades and flags.

Published September 13, 2013

Kids targeted by loyalist paramilitaries

holycross2013.jpg School-children as young as five had to get police protection as they arrived at three Catholic schools in north Belfast this week.

Published September 13, 2013

Seanad referendum clash between Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail

sfseanad2013.jpg The referendum campaign on abolishing the Seanad sprang into life this week with an attack by Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams on Fianna Fail’s position, while Taoiseach Enda Kenny blankly refused to enter a televised debate on the matter.

Published September 13, 2013

British government drops ‘stop and search’ appeal

stopandsearchbig.jpg The British government has abandoned a planned Supreme court challenge to a ruling that stop and search operations involving a former IRA hunger striker and a brother-in-law of Martin McGuinness were unlawful.

Published September 13, 2013

US states backing call for a United Ireland

louisianahouse.jpg A resolution has been passed by the Louisiana state legislature to urge the US government “to immediately take all appropriate steps to assist in the unification of Ireland”.

Published September 13, 2013

Alan Ryan remembered

alanryan2013.jpg A memorial march to mark the anniversary of the murder of Dublin ‘Real IRA’ commander Alan Ryan passed off with dignity this week despite provocative actions by the Garda police and by the criminal gang which killed him.

Published September 13, 2013

British government rules out Omagh inquiry

omaghbombbig.jpg The British government has refused calls for a public cross-Border inquiry into the 1998 Omagh bombing.

Published September 12, 2013

Strip-search ‘had impact of sexual assault’

sharonrafferty.jpg Details have emerged this week about the brutal strip-searching of a female republican prisoner at Hydebank Wood Prison.

Published September 6, 2013

Threats against pubs as UVF gathers strength

uvfmuralmlk.jpg Loyalist paramilitaries in Larne, County Antrim have warned pub-owners not to serve Catholics.

Published September 6, 2013

Marchers ‘sought reaction’ in flagrant provocation

rbpcarrickhill.jpg A parade which passed St Patrick’s Catholic church on Belfast’s Donegall Street last weekend “flouted every legal restriction placed on it,” according to Sinn Fein.

Published September 6, 2013

Battle for spirit of 1913 Lockout

lockout1913state.jpg The official centenary of Ireland’s biggest and most significant industrial dispute took place last Sunday, September 1, with dignitaries, onlookers and tourists gathering in Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

Published September 6, 2013

Sinn Fein denies economic policy shift

pearsedohertybig2.jpg Changes to its budgetary policies do not indicate a radical change in political direction for Sinn Fein, the party has insisted.

Published September 6, 2013

Transition for Sinn Fein, upheaval for SDLP

hartleyoneill.jpg A political transition is underway at Belfast city council, with four long-serving councillors standing down and the Lavery and Maskey political dynasties no longer represented at City Hall.

Published September 6, 2013

UVF arms threat

holeingroundarms.jpg There are fears that loyalist paramilitaries may be rearming after one of the largest weapons caches found in the North in two decades was uncovered entirely by accident this week.

Published August 30, 2013

North Belfast mayhem averted with disperse order

unitedirishhenryjoybanner.jpg A republican commemoration in north Belfast was dispersed by organisers on Sunday after hundreds of loyalists threatened to riot on the parade route.

Published August 30, 2013

Cowen refuses to apologise for crisis failures

briancowenbig.jpg The former 26-County Taoiseach Brian Cowen has admitted his government had no plan to deal with the economic collapse in 2008. He claimed that ‘nobody is more sorry’ than him about what happened to the country, but refused to apologise for the debacle.

Published August 30, 2013


By default, this search engine looks for all words in any order. To search for an exact phrase, enclose the phrase in quotes:

"gerry adams"

The search engine also supports AND, OR, and NOT keywords to specify boolean expressions:

sinn OR fein
sinn NOT fein

Note that only twenty search results are displayed, in chronological order.