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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

New US envoy sworn in

mickmulvaney.jpg A new US Special Envoy to the north of Ireland, Mick Mulvaney, has been sworn into office. Mr Mulvaney is an Irish-American with family roots in County Mayo.

Published May 8, 2020

Divided we fall as lockdowns clash at Border

gardapsnicovid.jpg The Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has spoken out about the danger of having two jurisdictions in Ireland in the current health crisis, saying it is wrong to have an all-island approach to animal care, but not human healthcare.

Published May 1, 2020

Duffy arrest an exercise in persecution

colinduffy600.jpg Prominent republican Colin Duffy, currently on bail awaiting trial, has overcome a cynical attempt by the PSNI to return him to jail over an alleged breach of his bail conditions.

Published May 1, 2020

Brexit delay urged over British inaction

brexitnew.jpg The British government has been accused of “foot dragging and vague promises” amid calls for urgent action on preparations on Brexit, including new customs posts to carry out checks on goods crossing the Irish Sea.

Published May 1, 2020

Britain seen gaining control over Irish policing

psnigardai.jpg The 32 County Sovereignty Committee has said appointments of two senior figures from Britain’s PSNI police to An Garda Síochána represent a strengthening of direct control of the police in Ireland by British intelligence.

Published May 1, 2020

‘Inquiry’ seen as bid to give cover to broken promises

niac2020.jpg A Westminster committee has launched an inquiry to consider British government proposals on legacy, but it does not have the confidence of victims and relatives of people killed as a result of British state violence and collusion.

Published May 1, 2020


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