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Pogues man is staunch republican – biographer

macgowanadams.jpg Interviewed for his upcoming authorised biography, Pogues singer Shane MacGowan said that the conflict in the north of Ireland “has preoccupied (his) mind since childhood”.

Published January 13, 2022

A sign of broken promises

irishsignblasted.jpg There were celebrations for Irish speakers on New Year’s Day as the Irish language became an official language of the European Union, but it has piled on pressure for the implementation of rights for speakers in the north of Ireland.

Published January 6, 2022

‘I thought sectarian attacks were a thing of the past’

oldparkattack.jpg A 16-year-old boy was attacked on Wednesday by a number of youths in the Lower Oldpark area of Belfast in an anti-Catholic hate crime.

Published January 6, 2022

Condemnation of Tory/DUP axis of destruction

jonathanpowell.jpg Brexiteers are endangering the North of Ireland because of their hard ideological beliefs, according to the man who was Britain’s chief negotiator during the Irish peace process.

Published January 6, 2022

Activists taking action on housing

homelesschild.jpg Economic data has revealed that some 300,000 people in the 26 Counties are facing impoverishment as a direct result of the housing crisis there.

Published January 6, 2022

Family of Bloody Sunday survivor remember ‘great mother’

peggydeery.jpg Nearly 50 years after their mother was shot on Bloody Sunday, the family of Peggy Deery have said it feels like it happened “yesterday”.

Published January 6, 2022

New Year Statements 2022

2022statements.jpg A round-up of the statements issued by republican organisations to mark the New Year.

Published January 6, 2022

MI5’s border campaign

mi5spain.jpg British military intelligence escalated its efforts to target Irish political activists in border areas over the Christmas period.

Published December 30, 2021

Exit of ‘Frosty the ‘No’ man’ yet to boost Brexit talks

frosttruss.jpg The resignation of London’s double-dealing Brexit Minister ‘Lord’ David Frost has raised hopes of a new direction for Britain and an end to its refusal to honour its critical agreements with the EU on the north of Ireland.

Published December 30, 2021

Experimental prison chemicals ‘used to cause slow deaths’

paulmcglinchey.jpg In an interview given before his death, a former IRA PoW said he believed the chemicals to which he was exposed by the authorities in Long Kesh prison caused the disease that claimed his life.

Published December 30, 2021

Significant progress for family of Sean Brown

seanbrownbig.jpg The widow of a murdered Gaelic sports official has received a trial date in her legal action against the British Crown Forces over the protection given to the loyalist killers.

Published December 30, 2021

McDonald ready to make compromises for Irish Unity

mcdonaldgood.jpg Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the creation of a Citizen’s Assembly on reunification will be a top priority if her party is in a position to form the next government in Dublin.

Published December 30, 2021

Irish tributes to South African social justice campaigner

tutuireland.jpg There have been accolades in Ireland to the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who famously fought against the apartheid regime in South Africa and against oppression around the world.

Published December 30, 2021

PSNI lies exposed at the highest level

hoodedsupreme.jpg A historic legal victory has been achieved with a ruling at the Supreme Court in London against the PSNI police for its refusal to investigate the torture of a group of civilians known as the ‘Hooded Men’.

Published December 18, 2021

Bittersweet conclusion to Miami Showband case

miamishowbandmassacre.jpg A survivor of the Miami Showband massacre has spoken out against British lies as he and other victims of the atrocity agreed to a historic settlement of £1.5m in damages for Britain’s collusion with loyalist paramilitaries in the massacre.

Published December 18, 2021

SF tension after Ó Broin outburst

adamsobroin.jpg Prominent Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin is being urged to withdraw an attack on former party leader Gerry Adams and other party colleagues who he has criticised for being unapologetic for causing “hurt or pain or trauma”.

Published December 18, 2021

Release of Palestinian activist welcomed

issamfamily.jpg Dr Issam Hijjawi Bassalat, the Palestinian Scottish doctor imprisoned since August 2020 on political charges in a British jail in the north of Ireland, was released on bail on Monday, 13 December after 15 months of imprisonment.

Published December 18, 2021

Martin McShane remembered

martinmcshane.jpg Hundreds gathered on Tuesday for a Mass and a candlelit vigil in Coalisland, County Tyrone to mark the 50th anniversary of the murder of Martin McShane, a 16-year-old boy shot in the back by the British Army.

Published December 18, 2021

PSNI ‘fatigued’ by disappearance of Noah Donohoe

noahmissing.jpg An internal PSNI review into the death of a young Catholic boy in 2020 has revealed that police chiefs cited “financial constraints” and “missing person fatigue” in connection with their response to his disappearance.

Published December 18, 2021

Break the electronic border

electronicborder.jpg A British government plan for ‘electronic visas’ could be one of the most significant attempts to enforce its control on the north of Ireland since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.

Published December 11, 2021


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