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Prisoner wins right to access library books

seanmcveigh600.jpg A republican prisoner has won a High Court battle to secure access to library books. Sean McVeigh is currently being held within the segregated regime at Maghaberry Prison.

Published August 7, 2020

Adams pays tribute to John Hume

adamshume.jpg Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams says John Hume’s decision to meet him for talks in 1986 “was a breakthrough moment in Irish politics” and described the Good Friday Agreement as “a landmark moment for both of us”.

Published August 3, 2020

John Hume has died

johnhumeflat.jpg It has been announced this morning that the former SDLP leader and Noble Peace Prize winner John Hume passed away late last night. He died after a short illness at the age of 83 after suffering from dementia for many years.

Published August 3, 2020

One law for them

threestooges.jpg The culmination of weeks of outrage over the new Dublin government’s attempts to seize new powers and perks, while stripping benefits from newly unemployed citizens, saw this session of parliament culminate in an angry walk-out by several parties.

Published July 31, 2020

British state ‘getting away with murder’

patrickrooneyflat.jpg The RUC have “gotten away with the murder of a 9 year old child” after a decision was taken not to prosecute anyone in relation to the case, according to his family.

Published July 31, 2020

New British powers in border area opposed

psniborder.jpg A legal challenge is being mounted over a new quasi-militarised border zone being planned by the British government.

Published July 31, 2020

Unionist politicians disgrace themselves again

campbellyoghurt.jpg DUP MP Gregory Campbell has been widely condemned after he reprised an infamous incident in which he mocked the Irish language.

Published July 31, 2020

Desperate hunger strike by refugees forces action

skelligstar.jpg Asylum seekers at one of Ireland’s most notorious direct provision centres are to be relocated after ending a hunger strike in protest at the conditions of their disease-ridden accommodation in County Kerry.

Published July 31, 2020

Support urged for interned Blanketman

zacksmyth600.jpg Saoradh have called the immediate release of former political prisoner Ciarán ‘Zack’ Smyth and an end to the use of internment against republicans.

Published July 31, 2020

Sinn Féin MP questions Good Friday Agreement

franciemolloyflat.jpg A veteran Sinn Féin politician has created a storm after he expressed his personal concern that the public had been cheated by the Good Friday Agreement.

Published July 24, 2020

Coalition ‘a shambles’ as stresses mount

connollygreens.jpg The lifespan of the new government in Dublin appears to be shortening as unrest within the three-party coalition has begun to manifest itself.

Published July 24, 2020

Pressure grows for all-Ireland virus strategy

virusborder.jpg The partition of Ireland is once again endangering lives as divergent strategies on the coronavirus make it easier for the disease and disease carriers to bypass restrictions on either side.

Published July 24, 2020

MP undeterred by loyalist confrontation

finucaneirvine.jpg North Belfast MP John Finucane says he will not be intimidated after he was asked to leave a protest by alleged loyalist paramilitary commander Winston ‘Winkie’ Irvine.

Published July 24, 2020

Family ‘none the wiser’ over killing

michaelmccartan.jpg The family of a Catholic teenager shot dead by an RUC policeman 40 years ago say they never got “any justice” for his killing.

Published July 24, 2020

Tributes for historic Sinn Féin politician

tommitchell.jpg Tributes have been paid to veteran republican Tom Mitchell who died in his native Dublin at the age of 88.

Published July 24, 2020

‘A Twelfth like no other’

twelfth2020.jpg Loyalist bands defied public appeals to call off marches because of the coronavirus on Monday and insisted on holding hundreds of parades to mark a sectarian battle victory.

Published July 17, 2020

London plans ‘power grab’ after Brexit

ukborder.jpg The London government is pushing a unionist agenda by using Brexit to commandeer powers which should be returned from Brussels to administrations in Belfast and Edinburgh, it has been claimed.

Published July 17, 2020

Demo in Derry against “unrelenting, torturous” harassment

standroadprotest.jpg A protest took place against police harassment outside Strand Road PSNI barracks in Derry last Saturday.

Published July 17, 2020

Inequality seen in football’s anti-racism stance

mccleanireland.jpg Football federations are being urged to do more to combat anti-Irish racism following allegations of a growing disparity in the handling of abuse in professional soccer.

Published July 17, 2020

Nuclear sub nearly struck ferry - report

ferrysub.jpg A British nuclear submarine almost collided with a ferry sailing out of Belfast after naval commanders under-estimated the speed of the Stena ferry.

Published July 17, 2020


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