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Loyalist youths attack church

churchmagherafelt.jpg An attack on the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Magherafelt, County Derry is the second such incident in the last year.

Published April 28, 2022

Easter events overshadowed by violent PSNI operation

arrestderryeaster.jpg A PSNI arrest operation at a major Easter commemoration in Derry resulted in scenes of violence and renewed a controversy over the force’s handling of traditional republican parades in the north of Ireland.

Published April 21, 2022

Armed groups issue Easter statements

onhstatement.jpg The New IRA has said it will not abandon its armed resistance, while another republican armed group, Óglaigh na hEireann, has warned it would respond to loyalist paramilitary attacks.

Published April 21, 2022

Online ‘black op’ against the IRSP

irspflags.jpg The main Facebook page of the Irish Republican Socialist Party has been deleted in its entirety, just two weeks before its first Stormont Assembly election.

Published April 21, 2022

Joe McCann anniversary

joemccann600x.jpg The family of Official IRA commander Joe McCann have marked the 50th anniversary of his death.

Published April 21, 2022

Sinn Féin leaders make election appeals at Easter events

mcdonaldeaster.jpg The leader of Sinn Féin has sought “partnership” with unionists to help bring about the party’s objective of a united Ireland.

Published April 21, 2022

Sabres rattled as unionists warn of impending reunification

donaldsonunionjack.jpg A border poll and Irish unity could follow quickly after the Assembly election in two weeks time – that’s according to unionist politicians who have been ramping up sectarian fears ahead of the vote.

Published April 21, 2022

Trouble in Derry after PSNI bid to suppress commemoration

derryeaster22.jpg A mini-riot erupted in Derry today after a violent PSNI arrest operation was launched against an Easter commemoration attended by thousands of republicans.

Published April 18, 2022

Unionism split by actions of extremists

beattieposter.jpg Hardline unionists have been blamed for a shocking incident that saw a noose placed around the neck of an image of Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie.

Published April 14, 2022

PSNI accused of abusing child informers

saoradhkid.jpg The PSNI has been condemned over its recruitment of child informers, details of which they have again refused to disclose.

Published April 14, 2022

Call for end to UVF funding on anniversary of peace deal

uvfsign.jpg State bodies who are still directing cash to loyalist paramilitary groups stand accused of operating a form of collusion, 24 years after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.

Published April 14, 2022

Election campaigns targeted by loyalists and state agencies

attackselection.jpg The Irish Republican Socialist Party candidate for West Belfast Dan Murphy has described the ongoing harassment of party election workers in the constituency by the Crown Forces “as an attack on democracy and an attack on the West Belfast electorate”.

Published April 14, 2022

Republican groups battle censorship ahead of Easter events

saoradhcensored.jpg A sudden escalation in the online censorship of republican groups is being seen as an attempt by anti-republican forces to shut down this year’s Easter Rising commemorations.

Published April 14, 2022

Former hunger striker dies

liammccloskey.jpg A former republican prisoner who took part in the 1981 hunger strike has died. Dungiven man Liam McCloskey survived 55 days without food when he was forced to end his hunger strike in September 1981.

Published April 14, 2022

Minister potentially funding his own assassins

coveneyalert.jpg The 26 County Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, has been funding organisations linked to unionist paramilitaries who have been threatening to assassinate him, it has emerged.

Published April 7, 2022

Hundreds of PSNI members are Orangemen or Freemasons

orangepolice.jpg A huge number of PSNI police are signed-up members of sectarian Protestant or Masonic groups, it has emerged.

Published April 7, 2022

Sinn Féin shifts focus for election campaign

elec22sf.jpg A Sinn Féin focus on the cost of living in the Stormont election has sparked controversy, with the DUP, the SDLP and the Irish Republican Socialist Party all rowing in to criticise the temporary downgrading of the party’s Irish unity agenda.

Published April 7, 2022

Call for investigation into UDR role in brutal killing

gerardcasey.jpg The anniversary of the murder of a County Antrim man as he slept beside his wife and baby daughter has brought fresh calls for an inquest into the the circumstances of the killing and the role of the Crown Forces in the attack.

Published April 7, 2022

‘Rights delayed are rights denied’

andreamdearg.jpg More than 1,000 people have signed a letter expressing their “deep concerns regarding the persisting failure” to introduce the Irish Language Act following decades of delay.

Published April 7, 2022

Ex-prisoners win compensation via Redress Board

hamiltonharkin.jpg Two former republican prisoners beaten behind bars as teenagers are to receive five-figure compensation payouts via an unusual route.

Published April 7, 2022


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