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Activists push back against normalisation of the PSNI

lasairpsni.jpg Republicans have been removing dozens of PSNI symbols across north and west Belfast as part of a campaign against Britain’s ‘normalisation’ of the PSNI and other state forces.

Published May 29, 2020

Eugene Reavey challenges online smears

eugenereavey600.jpg Prominent peace campaigner Eugene Reavey is to take on defamatory statements made about him on the internet by suing Google and Facebook.

Published May 29, 2020

CIRA patrolling openly

cirapatrol.jpg The Continuity IRA, which says it has been recruiting and regrouping in the Fermanagh area, has released pictures of one of its armed patrols along a border road. It has claimed the organisation “can operate at any time day or night in south Fermanagh”.

Published May 22, 2020

Unionist MP defies policy change, insists Irish are British

gavinrobinson.jpg A row has erupted after DUP MP Gavin Robinson said people born in the north of Ireland have to be British first before they can be Irish.

Published May 22, 2020

Gardaí involved in abusive Belfast search - RSF

gardaistick.jpg Republican Sinn Féin have said a heavy-handed police raid on one of its member’s homes in west Belfast involved a specialist unit from the 26 Counties.

Published May 22, 2020

Concern as Basque hunger striker hospitalised

patxiruiz.jpg Irish republican groups have been expressing their support for Basque political prisoner Patxi Ruiz, who has been hospitalised with kidney failure after a hunger and thirst strike which began on May 11.

Published May 22, 2020

Sectarian incidents increase

taigsroad.jpg A Catholic church in County Antrim has been targeted in a loyalist paint bomb attack.

Published May 22, 2020

Irish support for struggling Native American communities

choctawart.jpg The chief of the Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma has welcomed Irish donations to help two tribes suffering in the Covid-19 pandemic as a sign of the solidarity between the two nations which dates back more than 170 years.

Published May 22, 2020

A battle won

desouzashappy.jpg Every person born in the north of Ireland is currently regarded as a European Union citizen for immigration purposes after the British government backed down in the face of a marathon campaign by a Derry woman and her US-born partner.

Published May 15, 2020

Adams ruling to open door for other internees

adams2020rte.jpg Hundreds of those interned without trial in the 1970 could see convictions quashed or receive compensation as a result of a ruling of the Supreme Court in London in favour of Gerry Adams.

Published May 15, 2020

Britain to prepare Irish seaports as Brexit inches forward

larneport.jpg There have been conflicting signals over how Britain intends to implement the special status for the north of Ireland in the wake of Brexit.

Published May 15, 2020

Loyalists brutally attack and rob young cyclist

gashnasty.jpg A Catholic teenager who was attacked by loyalists in north Belfast on Sunday evening has recounted a savage sectarian assault as he was out for a cycle.

Published May 15, 2020

UDA behind threats to journalists - PSNI

seauda.jpg The PSNI have said loyalist paramilitaries are behind threats against a number of journalists and politicians, and told one journalist he could be the target of an under-car booby trap attack.

Published May 15, 2020

Lockdown clashes with marching season

dervockbandmasked.jpg Four sectarian parades are being planned by loyalists despite the continuing coronavirus lockdown in the north of Ireland.

Published May 15, 2020

Convictions overturned after Adams’s internment ruled unlawful

adamshairy.jpg Convictions against Gerry Adams dating from the 1970s have been overturned by the Supreme Court in London in a judgement which could have consequences for many others who were interned without trial.

Published May 13, 2020

Escapee’s conviction declared miscarriage of justice

kevinbarryartt.jpg The conviction of one of those who escaped Long Kesh in 1983 and who settled in the USA, Kevin Barry Artt, has been quashed two decades after the British government ended its efforts to extradite him.

Published May 8, 2020

Lockdown tensions boil over in the Dáil

varadkartwofaced.jpg Political anxiety overcame caretaker Taoiseach, Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar in the Dublin parliament this week when he suddenly lashed out at Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, who he accused of being “two-faced”.

Published May 8, 2020

All-Ireland opportunity to eliminate virus ‘could be wasted’

casesireland.jpg A medical expert has said that with infection rates in decline, the island of Ireland now has an opportunity to eliminate the coronavirus.

Published May 8, 2020

Grief as another IRA stalwart passes

scullionfuneral.jpg A funeral for lifelong republican Jim Scullion, who led IRA prisoners in Long Kesh at the height of the conflict, has provoked criticism from unionists.

Published May 8, 2020

Whistleblower calls for nursing homes inquiry

stmaryshome.jpg A whistleblower in a Dublin nursing home where a significant number of patients have died from a coronavirus infection has made serious allegations of failings leading to the deaths of 24 clients.

Published May 8, 2020


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