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Family of murdered child seeks to end ‘crossfire’ lie

majellabrother.jpg The brother of a schoolgirl shot and killed in 1976 is calling for an independent investigation ahead of the anniversary of her death.

Published July 11, 2020

‘We will continue his struggle’

adamsstorey.jpg Thousands of people watched the funeral procession take place in west Belfast on Tuesday, of the late Bobby Storey, Sinn Féin’s chairperson in the Six Counties and a renowned Provisional IRA figure who died last Sunday week.

Published July 3, 2020

Sectarian point-scoring follows funeral of Bobby Storey

storeyfuneral.jpg There is anger in republican circles at a cynical attempt by unionists and others to turn the funeral of IRA veteran Bobby Storey into a stick with which to beat Sinn Féin.

Published July 3, 2020

Loyalists seek to reopen marching season

prideofthebann.jpg The Parades Commission has received more than 140 applications for sectarian marches to mark ‘the Twelfth’, the anniversary of a Protestant battle victory over Catholics, despite the Orange Order advising its members not to do so due to the coronavirus.

Published July 3, 2020

New Dublin-centric government sets a low bar

cabinetffgg.jpg The composition of the new 26-County cabinet is being criticised for contining the ongoing marginalisation of both the north and the west of Ireland.

Published July 3, 2020

Protest at embassy over planned extradition

extraditionposters.jpg A protest is to take place in Dublin on Saturday against the impending extradition of republican Liam Campbell, set to be sent to Lithuania for a trial on arms charges despite never having set foot in the country.

Published July 3, 2020

Register of former prisoners to face judicial review

damienmclaughlin600.jpg A County Tyrone man has won the legal right to challenge oppressive new powers directed at former republican prisoners.

Published July 3, 2020

Micheál Martin sworn in as Taoiseach

martinaras.jpg President of Ireland Michael D Higgins has officially confirmed Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin as the new 26 County Taoiseach at Áras an Uachtarán this afternoon after he was elected Taoiseach by 93 votes to 63, with three abstentions.

Published June 27, 2020

A pact among devils

coalitionffgg.jpg Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party have voted overwhelmingly to enter into a three-party coalition in Dublin which they say will “stand up” for Ireland at this time of crisis, but which republicans and socialists believe will only preserve the hegemony of a privileged minority.

Published June 26, 2020

Sinn Féin ends opposition to the Special Criminal Court

scc600.jpg For the first time since Sinn Féin entered the Dublin parliament, the party has abstained in a vote on the renewal of the infamous Offences Against the State Act. The legislation, which dates from 1939, facilitates the imprisonment of any individual which the 26 County government believes could pose a threat to ‘state security’ for any reason.

Published June 26, 2020

Loyalists terrorising kids in north Belfast

grovepark.jpg Children are being singled out for abuse and intimidation by loyalists in north Belfast if they are perceived to be nationalist or Catholic.

Published June 26, 2020

Adams pays tribute as ‘Big Bobby’ returns to Belfast

storeyfuneral1.jpg Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has released a personal tribute to the former political prisoner and former party chairman Bobby Storey following his death at the age of 64.

Published June 26, 2020

Statue of Irish war hero vandalised

seanrussellpaint.jpg The National Graves Association (NGA) has praised an outpouring of concern by the public following an attack on a monument in Dublin in honour of former IRA Chief of Staff Sean Russell.

Published June 26, 2020

Signs of change in Belfast

lasairsigns.jpg Signs honouring deceased republicans including Maire Drumm, Bobby Sands and 1916 Rising leader James Connolly were erected around Belfast this week as part of what organisers Lasair Dhearg say is a campaign to highlight British State colonialism, and historic figures associated with it, in Ireland.

Published June 26, 2020

Bobby Storey has died

bobbystorey600.jpg Republicans everywhere have expressed their shock and sadness at the death of legendary Belfast republican, Bobby Storey, at the age of 64.

Published June 21, 2020

Realignment seen as govt pact excludes Sinn Féin

dailsplit.jpg Nationalists and republicans have been left disappointed by the Programme for Government presented by the leaders of three potential coalition partners in Dublin.

Published June 19, 2020

Tory dissembling accelerates ahead of Brexit deadline

gove.jpg There are calls for the Dublin government to provide “push back” against the increasingly perfidious actions of London over the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and its protocol for the north of Ireland.

Published June 19, 2020

Bigots offended by kids playing hurling

antigaa.jpg A sectarian banner was erected in a Belfast public park to denounce the GAA as “anti-British” and proclaimed the Gaelic Athletics Association is “not welcome”. The sign was later removed by council workers.

Published June 19, 2020

Johnson defends statue of Oliver Cromwell

cromwellstatue.jpg British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said said it would not be right to remove the statue of Oliver Cromwell despite the fact he “killed so many thousands of people in Ireland”.

Published June 19, 2020

McAllister campaign seeks deportation reversal

mcallisterbelfast.jpg A Belfast republican has said the US government has “thrown a wrench” into the Good Friday Agreement after he was deported after more than twenty years.

Published June 19, 2020


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