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Funeral of Rose Dugdale

dugdalefuneral.jpg The funeral took place on Wednesday of renowned Provisional IRA Volunteer Rose Dugdale, which saw her remembered as “a true revolutionary and a true legend”.

Published March 28, 2024

Roll out of Brexit concessions for the DUP

eastwestcouncil.jpg The first meeting of a new East-West Council has taken place in London as part of a deal with the DUP on ‘safeguarding the Union’ in return for the party ending its boycott of the Six County institutions.

Published March 28, 2024

British secrecy effort knocked back

topperthompson1200.jpg An attempt by the PSNI and British government to block the release of even a brief summary of information from Crown force intelligence about the sectarian murder of Paul ‘Topper’ Thompson in April 1994 has been branded a “total waste of resources”.

Published March 28, 2024

Signs damaged in anti-Irish hate attacks

damagedsign.jpg There have been calls for action to combat a cycle of sectarian vandalism targeting bilingual street signs in Belfast.

Published March 28, 2024

Simon Harris to be next Taoiseach

simonharris1200.jpg Simon Harris, a 37-year-old career politician, has replaced Leo Varadkar as Fine Gael leader and appears set to be elected Taoiseach when the Dáil returns on April 9th.

Published March 24, 2024

Resignation betrays crisis at heart of coalition

varadkarout.jpg The Dublin government is reeling from the sudden announcement of Leo Varadkar’s departure as Taoiseach and is under immense pressure to allow the voters of the 26 Counties to choose his successor.

Published March 21, 2024

Tributes to a republican hero

rosedugdale.jpg The death has occurred of IRA legend Rose Dugdale, weeks before a movie covering her extraordinary life is due to be released.

Published March 21, 2024

US events overshadowed by Gaza protests

genocidejoeshamrock.jpg Protests over President Joe Biden’s support for the Israeli assault on Gaza have undermined the traditional St Patrick’s Day visits by Irish politicians to the US.

Published March 21, 2024

MI5’s deadly hierarchy of agents

kenova1200.jpg Questions continue to mount about the findings of the police investigation ‘Operation Kenova’, particularly in regard to an apparent pattern of Crown Force double agents outing and executing each other, with the knowledge of their handlers.

Published March 21, 2024

Fragments of truth emerge at Dillon inquest

seamusdillon1200.jpg An inquest has heard that the Crown Forces were ‘aware’ of a planned massacre by a loyalist death squad, just three months before the Good Friday Agreement was signed.

Published March 21, 2024

Action to force prosecution decision before cut-off

annettemcgavigan1200.jpg Lawyers representing the family of Annette McGavigan have issued a pre-action protocol letter over a prosecutorial decision regarding the soldier who shot and killed their sister.

Published March 21, 2024

Varadkar resigns in political shock


Leo Varadkar has quit as Fine Gael leader and will also resign as 26 County Taoiseach within weeks, he announced today.

Published March 20, 2024

Kenova – a £40m whitewash for a dirty war

kenova.jpg A seven-year police investigation into the role of the British state’s deadliest spy within the Provisional IRA has uncovered little new information, defended his handlers and failed to deliver a single prosecution against those who operated the serial-killing double-agent.

Published March 14, 2024

Extradition bid referred to Europe

seanwalsh.jpg Efforts by the British Crown Forces to extradite Cork republican Sean Walsh have been put on hold following the decision of the 26 County Supreme Court to refer the matter to the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

Published March 14, 2024

Attempt to censor protest mural over St Patrick’s day trip

latuffmural.jpg A pro-Palestinian mural criticising Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael for attending a St Patrick’s Day event in the White House has been vandalised in west Belfast in a sign of continuing tensions over Sinn Féin’s involvement.

Published March 14, 2024

Soldier has no answer to shoot-to-kill allegations

francisbradley1200.jpg A former British soldier has been accused of shooting a County Derry man, even after he lay helpless on the ground, during an ambush by British Army special forces.

Published March 14, 2024

New secrecy and time-wasting as clock runs down

topperthompson1200.jpg The brother of a west Belfast man whose inquest was dramatically halted after an intervention by the British government has asked, “What are they hiding?”

Published March 14, 2024

Vindication for the Coney family

hughconey1200.jpg An inquest jury has found that Hugh Gerard Coney was given no verbal warning before being shot in the back while trying to escape from Long Kesh almost 50 years ago.

Published March 14, 2024

Ireland says No, No to constitutional changes

celebratenono.jpg The Irish public has delivered a stunning rejection to the 26 County state’s political classes as two referendums held on Friday backfired disastrously for the Dublin government and almost every other politician in the country.

Published March 9, 2024

Inquest collapsed by state cover-up

browncollapse.jpg Orders by British state agencies to suppress information about their role in the 1997 murder of Gaelic sports official Sean Brown have led a coroner to abandon his inquest and call for a public inquiry instead.

Published March 7, 2024


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