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Sinn Fein launches election manifesto

2010manifesto.jpg Sinn Fein has published its manifesto for next week’s British general election based on the linked policy objectives of peace, equality, jobs and Irish unity.

Published April 29, 2010

Mass rally to say ‘enough is enough’

enoughisenough.jpg Republicans have been urged to take part in a protest march “Enough is Enough” against bank bailouts which will be taking place Tuesday evening 11th May in Dublin.

Published April 29, 2010

Independent hunger strike march in Belfast

uihsc.jpg Loyalists have said they will protest against a republican hunger strike commemoration, which is to pass through Belfast city centre en route to the west of the city.

Published April 29, 2010

Brown borks it

browngaffe.jpg Gordon Brown’s chances of retaining the position of British Prime Minister plunged this week after a stunning gaffe on the election campaign trail in which he was heard dismissing a voter who questioned British immigration policy as ‘a bigoted woman’.

Published April 29, 2010

PSNI under pressure

newtownhamilton.jpg The PSNI police is to intensify its campaign in south Armagh after coming in for strong criticism over its response to Thursday night’s bomb attack on its empty base in Newtownhamilton.

Published April 26, 2010

Sectarian British memo leaked

fco.jpg Britain has apologised to the Vatican for a memorandum by a team of civil servants at its foreign office mocking Pope Benedict ahead of his scheduled visit to England in September.

Published April 26, 2010

Adams clashes with McGeough over harassment

mcgeoughadams.jpg Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams clashed with a prominent republican on Sunday as he canvassed in south Tyrone.

Published April 26, 2010

Cameron drops clanger over cost of union

davidcameron.jpg Sinn Fein, the SDLP and the DUP have criticised comments by British Conservative leader David Cameron which compared the north of Ireland to a former Soviet nation.

Published April 26, 2010

Republicans seize bank HQ

angloprotest.jpg Six Eirigi protesters including Dublin city councillor Louise Minihan locked themselves inside the headquarters of Anglo Irish Bank in Dublin on Saturday morning.

Published April 26, 2010

UVF attack recalls Mount Vernon gang

uvf.jpg Unionist paramilitaries carried out an attack on the home of a woman in the Shore Road area of north Belfast at the weekend.

Published April 26, 2010

Bomb at PSNI base in south Armagh

The PSNI police base in Newtownhamilton, County Armagh, was struck by a bomb attack late tonight.

Published April 23, 2010

SF sacrifice to save seats

mcdonnellgildernew.jpg A shock announcement that Sinn Fein’s Alex Maskey has withdrawn from the Westminster election in south Belfast was greeted with only hostility by the main beneficiaries of the move, the rival nationalist SDLP.

Published April 22, 2010

‘Cover-up of the century’, says Omagh campaigner

michaelgallagher.jpg An Omagh man who lost his 21-year-old son in the 1998 bombing of the town has said it was “not only the crime of the century but possibly the cover-up of the century.”

Published April 22, 2010

Parades report published

paradesworkinggroup.jpg Proposals to create a revised system of dealing with sectarian parades that would replace the Parades Commission were published this week by Six-County First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Published April 22, 2010

Ireland tops budget crisis as bankers empty vaults

govtpoll.jpg The budget deficit of the 26-County state is now the highest in the euro zone, according to the latest figures from the European Union, outstripping near-bankrupt Greece to become the state facing the greatest budgetary crisis in Europe.

Published April 22, 2010

Campaign against vindictive prison treatment

maghaberrycells.jpg A prisoner at Maghaberry jail has said those who took part in an Easter protest at the jail continue to be kept in lockdown for 23 hours a day.

Published April 22, 2010

Balance of power seen shifting in Britain

browncameronclegg.jpg With just two weeks left in the campaign, a hung parliament is the likeliest outcome of the British general election, according to the latest polls.

Published April 22, 2010


noeldempsey.jpg The Dublin government has been criticised for its response to the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland, which has cut off air transport to and from the island of Ireland for several days.

Published April 19, 2010

Former PoW summarily jailed

maghaberry.jpg A republican ex-PoW has been re-imprisoned after the British government claimed that he was “a danger to the public”.

Published April 19, 2010

PSNI intimidation in Belfast

psniraids.jpg The PSNI mounted a military-style raid and arrest operation in north Belfast on Saturday which was described as ‘aggressive’ by local residents.

Published April 19, 2010


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