[Irish Republican News]
[Irish Republican News]


Search for:

Death of ‘unsung hero’ of Bloody Sunday

hughmcmonagle.jpg Hugh McMonagle has been described as “an unsung and courageous hero of Bloody Sunday” after he sadly passed away on Thursday at the age of 75.

Published December 11, 2020

Loyalist leaders were British agents, court hears

reawright.jpg Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF) founder Billy Wright was a state-sponsored agent, Belfast Crown Court has heard. It was alleged that the man known as ‘King Rat’ was just one of a number of unionist paramilitary bosses on the British payroll.

Published December 4, 2020

‘Good IRA vs. Bad IRA’ acted out in Twitter flap

brianstanley.jpg A controversy over a tweet by Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has been allowed to overshadow the centenary of the Kilmichael Ambush, one of the most significant military blows to British rule in Ireland in Irish history.

Published December 4, 2020

Miscarriage of justice overturned after 42 years

michaeldevine.jpg A Court of Appeal in Belfast has ruled that the British Crown Forces fabricated admissions in 1978 to secure the conviction of a teenager which saw him locked away for ten years of his early adulthood.

Published December 4, 2020

UDA ‘could come back for us’

fleming.jpg The mother of a Catholic gun attack victim fears her son will be killed by the UDA after he was blasted on his doorstep in Coleraine in a savage sectarian attack.

Published December 4, 2020

Housing Executive pays out over sectarian harassment

hugoelliott.jpg A man who was forced to endure colleagues calling Catholics ‘Fenians’, wishing him ‘Happy King Billy’s Day’ and draping a a Union Jack over his work van has settled a case against the North’s Housing Executive.

Published December 4, 2020

Singer regrets not doing more for Irish cause

shanemcgowan.jpg Shane MacGowan, the former lead singer of the Pogues, says he felt guilty for “not having the guts” to join the I.R.A. in a new documentary.

Published December 4, 2020

British govt rejects Supreme Court call for Finucane inquiry

The British government has again refused to establish a public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, the 39-year-old defence lawyer shot dead in front of his family in Belfast in 1989 by paramilitaries acting on the direction of the British Armed Forces.

Published November 30, 2020

Decision day for Finucane inquiry

finucanejohngeraldine.jpg Monday has become a day of reckoning as the date a court was told Britain will finally make a decision known on a public inquiry into the assassination of Belfast defence lawyer Pat Finucane.

Published November 27, 2020

Pressure on Johnson as Brexit deadline approaches

bidenjohnson.jpg US President-elect Joe Biden has again spoken out against the prospect of a remilitarised border through Ireland and Britain’s moves to violate the Good Friday Agreement and international law.

Published November 27, 2020

Duplicity of coalition condemned on centenary of key massacre

bloodysunday100.jpg The two leaders of the 26 County government have been condemned for hypocrisy for piously marking the centenary of the 1920 Bloody Sunday massacre in Croke Park despite previously commemorating those who carried out the atrocity.

Published November 27, 2020

Payout setback for PSNI’s ‘dark forces’

journoshappy.jpg In a settlement which could set a marker for other claims against the Crown Forces, huge damages have been paid to journalists falsely arrested by the PSNI in 2018.

Published November 27, 2020

UDA upsurge continues

pipebombdervock.jpg The UDA shot a man in Coleraine, planted three pipe bombs in a nearby village and threatened to kill a journalist this week amid an ongoing crime spree by the unionist paramilitary organisation and its drug-dealing gangs.

Published November 27, 2020

Intimidation fears over north Belfast graffiti

graffitinb.jpg Racist and sectarian graffiti has appeared on walls in a loyalist area of north Belfast, not far from where 14-year-old Noah Donohoe disappeared in June.

Published November 27, 2020

Jingo Johnson bangs the drum

johnsonarmy.jpg British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the biggest expansion of the British military since the Cold War, calling for Britain to go on the offensive and end an “era of retreat” in the aftermath of Brexit.

Published November 20, 2020

Loyalist paramilitaries clash over cash

udabelfast.jpg Leaders of two loyalist paramilitary groups are said to be at the point of feuding over drug dealing on Belfast’s Shankill Road.

Published November 20, 2020

Legal fightback over anti-republican measures

judemccrory.jpg Republicans are taking to the courts to fight attempts by British forces to abuse the law in order to oppress and marginalise normal political activity.

Published November 20, 2020

Anger as GAA-linked firm backs British Army

oneillspoppy.jpg Protests have been organised over an apparent collaboration between the British Army and Irish sportswear firm O’Neills, the primary manufacturer of Gaelic sports jerseys and school sports kits in Ireland.

Published November 20, 2020

Council bias ‘must be addressed’

tricolourcarnlough.jpg The discriminatory treatment of cultural symbols in rural areas of the north of Ireland continues as loyalist flags and emblems go untouched, while visible signs of Irish republicanism are often threatened and removed.

Published November 20, 2020

MI5’s sinister tools: money and intimidation

gabrielmeehan.jpg Envelopes of cash have been sent to a County Fermanagh home in an effort to recruit a member of Republican Sinn Féin, one of several attempts to infiltrate the party.

Published November 20, 2020


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.