[Irish Republican News]
[Irish Republican News]


Search for:

Ahern angers Irish-America on St Patrick’s Day visit

US President George Bush said that “more progress can and will be made” in the north of Ireland during the annual gathering of politicians in the White House for St Patrick’s Day.

Published March 21, 2008

Bitter exchanges between parties

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams and DUP deputy leader Peter Robinson held talks Tuesday in an attempt to defuse growing tensions between the two parties.

Published March 14, 2008

Local government plans agreed; elections postponed

It was announced on Thursday that the Northern Executive has agreed on a compromise proposal to create 11 “super-councils” by 2011.

Published March 14, 2008

Paisley claims he ‘smashed’ Sinn Féin

The DUP leader Ian Paisley, who is set to resign in May, has revealed that he never shook Martin McGuinness’s hand in almost a year of government.

Published March 14, 2008

Gibraltar and Milltown victims remembered

An event celebrating the life of IRA Volunteer Mairead Farrell went ahead in Sinn Féin’s private offices at the Belfast Assembly last weekend following a ban on the commemoration using a public space at the Assembly buildings.

Published March 14, 2008

‘Bik’ to face trial after appeal rejected

The Supreme Court in Dublin has dismissed an appeal against the trial of H-Block escaper Brendan ‘Bik’ McFarlane on charges connected with an IRA kidnapping in 1983.

Published March 14, 2008

Dismay as Mairead Farrell commemoration is banned

A memorial for Mairead Farrell, one of three IRA Volunteers shot dead by the SAS in Gibraltar 20 years ago, has been banned.

Published March 7, 2008

Rejectionists attacked at SF Ard Fheis

Every step Sinn Féin took brought it closer to its “central and most urgent” goal of a 32-county republic, Martin McGuinness has said.

Published March 7, 2008

‘Unrepentant unionist’ addresses Ard Fheis

Anti-collusion campaigner Raymond McCord surprised Sinn Féin organisers by addressing the party’s annual conference wearing his father’s Orange Order sash.

Published March 7, 2008

Hamill inquiry delayed again as Woodward stalls

The delayed public inquiry into the death of Robert Hamill, who was kicked to death in Portadown in 1997, faces a new delay.

Published March 7, 2008

Eleventh-hour appeals to save Tara

Poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney has described the M3 motorway as a ruthless desecration of the sacred landscape around the Hill of Tara.

Published March 7, 2008

Ian Paisley announces resignation

Rev Ian Paisley has announced he is to resign as leader of the Democratic Unionist Party and First Minister in the northern Executive in May.

Published March 4, 2008

Adams address to Sinn Fein Ard Fheis 2008

An abridged version of Gerry Adams’s Presidential Address delivered this evening to the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis 2008.

Published March 1, 2008

The Dark’s ashes are scattered

The ashes of former IRA hunger striker Brendan ‘The Dark’ Hughes have been scattered in west Belfast and in County Louth.

Published February 29, 2008

IRA refuses to meet British truth panel

The Provisional IRA is to refuse to meet the ‘Eames/Bradley consultative group on dealing with the past’, it has been revealed.

Published February 29, 2008

March in defence of Irish language

Thousands of people took to the streets of Belfast city centre on February 23 to show their support for the Irish language and cultural diversity.

Published February 29, 2008

SF to discuss Irish unity policy

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis will take place in the RDS in Dublin this weekend.

Published February 29, 2008

Clinton to mark Agreement anniversary

Former US president Bill Clinton has confirmed his attendance at celebrations in Belfast to mark the 10th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement in April.

Published February 29, 2008

Death of Brendan ‘The Dark’ Hughes

One of Belfast’s most senior republican figures and a legendary IRA fighter, Brendan Hughes, died at the weekend after a short illness aged 59.

Published February 21, 2008

‘Should have been open war’, say unionists

The Belfast Assembly repeatedly descended into an angry shouting match this week over the suggestion that the conflict in the North should be classified as a war in order to begin the healing process.

Published February 21, 2008


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.