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Jackboots follow public health failure

covidcheck.jpg Police in the 26 Counties have been given unprecedented powers as state efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus are being displaced by an authoritarian crackdown set to last well into the summer.

Published April 10, 2020

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael told to learn lessons of the GFA

blairaherngfa600.jpg Former Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has marked the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement with a rebuke of continuing efforts by right-wing politicians in Dublin to exclude his party from office.

Published April 10, 2020

‘Casual collusion’ in military logs of Springhill massacre unit

boykings1.jpg A British Army unit responsible for the murders of five unarmed Catholic civilians, including a 13-year-old schoolgirl, handed a loyalist gunman over to the UDA, according to a report published last weekend in the Sunday World.

Published April 10, 2020

PSNI to investigate republican funeral over social distancing

funeralmcnally.jpg The Catholic church has backed calls for the PSNI to stop policing funerals after a colour party at a republican funeral was targeted for the novel crime of marching too close together.

Published April 10, 2020

Death of Judge Peter Cory

petercory.jpg The former Canadian Supreme court judge who led an investigation into allegations of British state collusion with unionist paramilitary death squads has died. He passed away in Canada on Tuesday aged 94.

Published April 10, 2020

Grey skies lift as North’s weather warnings included in map

stormmap.jpg After years of criticism for excluding the Six Counties, the Irish weather forecasting service is to include all of Ireland on its weather warning maps.

Published April 10, 2020

Remembering 1916 this Easter

eastercancelled.jpg Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions across Ireland, many republican and community organisations have abandoned plans for commemorations to mark the 1916 Easter Rising.

Published April 9, 2020

British PM in intensive care as condition worsens


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is currently being treated in an intensive care unit with the coronavirus after being rushed to a London hospital last night.

Published April 6, 2020

Demand for island strategy as virus deaths mount

islanddistance.jpg The North’s political leaders must depart from the British government’s coronavirus strategy and urgently harmonise with the South, a leading medical professor has said.

Published April 3, 2020

Care homes in crisis

nursinghome600.jpg The Dublin government is being urged to come clean about the situation in the South’s nursing homes after it was revealed that four deaths have taken place in just one out of the dozens of care homes contaminated by the coronavirus.

Published April 3, 2020

Belfast man imprisoned ‘for political activity’

ciaransmyth.jpg A member of Saoradh, a former prisoner, has been summarily returned to jail, apparently for the offense of meeting other Saoradh members.

Published April 3, 2020

PSNI condemned over new failure to hand over collusion files

seangrahamvictims.jpg The PSNI police has been told “defending the indefensible is no longer acceptable” after a report was published into its failure to disclose important information in relation to a case of alleged collusion between its predecessor, the RUC, and unionist paramilitaries.

Published April 3, 2020

Seanad election sees return of Sinn Féin representatives

senators.jpg Former Sinn Féin MP, Elisha McCallion, has been elected to Seanad Éireann to serve on the senate’s Industrial and Commercial panel, while the party’s former MEP Lynn Boylan has returned to political life by taking a seat on the Agricultural panel.

Published April 3, 2020

West Belfast leads the way with community response

andersonstownbags.jpg A huge effort will see more than 1,000 food parcels distributed across west Belfast in the coming days.

Published April 3, 2020

Anger as vital equipment runs short

ppe.jpg Government politicians who paid tribute to healthcare workers this week have been accused of hypocrisy over their failure to supply enough equipment to protect the workers or to take care of the ill.

Published March 27, 2020

‘Slavishness’ of Stormont costing lives

swannvirus.jpg The Stormont administration faces a mounting crisis over what has been described as an “abject” determination by unionists to follow the Tory government’s disastrous lead on the coronavirus epidemic.

Published March 27, 2020

Tributes paid to Toni Carragher

tonicarragherrip.jpg The death has taken place of Toni Carragher, a well-known campaigner against British army militarisation along the border, and the former secretary of the South Armagh Farmers and Residents’ Committee.

Published March 27, 2020

Emergency powers being abused in the North

psnivehicle.jpg Draconian new powers introduced at Westminster in the name of protecting the public are already being abused in the north of Ireland, according to republicans in Derry.

Published March 27, 2020

Unresolved sectarian murder case ‘locked down’ by PSNI

mobileshop.jpg Prosecutors have refused to ask the PSNI police to reopen an investigation linked to the murder of three Catholics killed by unionist paramilitaries almost 30 years ago, despite never having received a file on the cases against four suspects, including a man identified as the killer.

Published March 27, 2020

Easter commemorations cancelled

wreath.jpg Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD has said that her party’s planned Easter commemorations have been cancelled in their entirety due to the deterioration of the coronavirus situation.

Published March 27, 2020


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