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PSNI seek cash to investigate Bloody Sunday

bloodysunday2.jpg Forty years after the infamous atrocity in which British paratroopers shot dead 14 innocent civil rights demonstrators and injured another 22, a police investigation into the Bloody Sunday massacre is possible, it has been announced.

Published July 5, 2012

An ending or a beginning?

mcguinnessqueenhandshake.jpg Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness put clear blue water between himself and mainstream Irish republicanism when he shook the hand of English queen Elizabeth Windsor on Wednesday in a historic but hugely divisive act of political theatre.

Published June 29, 2012

Breakthrough for family of Manus Deery

manusdeery.jpg The family of Manus Deery has won a fresh hearing into the fifteen-year-old’s murder in the nationalist Bogside area of Derry in May 1972.

Published June 29, 2012

Anti-royal protestor survives murder bid

mccoubreyinjury.jpg A west Belfast man badly beaten by a gang of loyalists on Black Mountain earlier this week says he is lucky to be alive.

Published June 29, 2012

Marian Price move linked to UN visit

marianpriceflat.jpg Jailed political dissident Marian Price was moved to an outside hospital last weekend without her consent, her family have said.

Published June 29, 2012

New evidence in rubber bullet death

jamesrowntree.jpg An inquest has been ordered to be reopened after new evidence was uncovered about the death of the first child killed by a rubber bullet in the north of Ireland.

Published June 29, 2012

Interview with Bernadette Devlin McAliskey

bernadettedevlinmcaliskey.jpg Hugh Hamilton of WBAI Pacifica Radio interviews Bernadette Devlin-McAliskey about the imprisonment of Marian Price

Published June 29, 2012

Historic handshake takes place amid ongoing tension

mcguinnessqueenhandshake.jpg Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness met and shook hands with British monarch Elizabeth Windsor today, both in private and in the presence of an official photographer. The unprecented event has provoked protest and division among Irish nationalists and republicans.

Published June 27, 2012

Trouble breaks out ahead of historic handshake

eriusign.jpg Rioting erupted in west Belfast last night ahead of an unprecedented meeting later today [Wednesday] between Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness and British monarch Elizabeth Windsor.

Published June 27, 2012

Adams defends decision to greet British monarch

adamsdefends.jpg Amid an outcry among Irish nationalists and republicans, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has today issued a statement in support of his party’s decision to give the go-ahead to a meeting and handshake between Sinn Féin’s Stormont Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and English queen Elizabeth Windsor.

Published June 22, 2012

Martin McGuinness to meet Queen Elizabeth

queenmcguinness.jpg Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness is to meet the British monarch Elizabeth Windsor during her visit to the north of Ireland next week, it has been confirmed. McGuinness, a former IRA commander, is to meet Windsor, the commander-in-chief of the British Armed Forces, at a reception to celebrate the arts in Ireland.

Published June 22, 2012

Ballymurphy inquiry ‘not in public interest’

ballymurphypress.jpg The families of 11 people murdered by British paratroopers in west Belfast 40 years ago have said they are “deeply disappointed” by the decision to refuse an independent investigation into their deaths.

Published June 22, 2012

Marian Price moved to Belfast hospital

marianpriceusaprotest.jpg Interned Irish political dissident Marian Price has been moved from Hydebank Prison to a hospital in Belfast this [Friday] morning.

Published June 22, 2012

Royal handshake could follow major nationalist protest

truthandjusticeposter.jpg Sinn Fein has still not ruled out the participation of Martin McGuinness in events surrounding the visit by the British queen and commander-in-chief, Elizabeth Windsor, amid speculation that a deal may already have been done on the matter.

Published June 22, 2012

Referendum too late for neglected children

childrenstatecare.jpg A referendum on children’s rights is to go ahead in the 26 Counties following a devastating report that found that the deaths of almost two hundred children who were in state care could have been prevented.

Published June 22, 2012

Tracking device found on car of political activist

trackingdevice.jpg The 32 County Sovereignty Movement have blamed British intelligence for planting a tracking device on the car of one of their members in Derry.

Published June 22, 2012

Paramilitary flags raised as Orangemen march

flagschurch.jpg A controversial loyalist parade takes place tonight, and there are fears of potential trouble as the parade passes nationalist communities in north Belfast, particularly around North Queen Street.

Published June 22, 2012

Royal rally hits handshake plan

queenmcguinness.jpg Sinn Fein has said it was caught off guard by the announcement last Friday that the visit of British royal Elizabeth Windsor to Stormont later this month will involve a giant celebration by tens of thousands of unionists.

Published June 15, 2012

Half of young working parents are living in poverty - report

esri.jpg Under pressure from the Dublin government, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has censored its own economic report which said a huge proportion of Irish workers fall into the category of working poor.

Published June 15, 2012

Loyalists attack GAA pitch; UDA issues Loughinisland warning

gaagoal.jpg Loyalists who hacked down Gaelic football goalposts at a County Down pitch and branded them ‘British’ are intent on driving Catholics from the area, a local Sinn Fein councillor has said.

Published June 15, 2012


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