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May leaves behind a trail of failure

mayout.jpg Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has warned that the resignation of the British Prime Minister and the Tory leadership contest should not distract from the threats posed by Brexit or derail efforts to restore the Six County Assembly at Stormont.

Published May 25, 2019

Sinn Fein mayor greets royals after loyalist death threat

finucanecharles.jpg Belfast’s new Mayor John Finucane has been warned that loyalists are planning to attack him at his home after the Sinn Féin councillor received the chains of office on Tuesday.

Published May 25, 2019

PSNI retract murder admission

michaelleonard.jpg The family of a Catholic man shot dead by the RUC police has been re-traumatised after the force seemed to admit his killing was a murder -- and then changed their minds.

Published May 25, 2019

GAA man in fear over MI5 harassment

kevincollins.jpg A well-known figure in Gaelic sports in the North says he fears for his life after MI5 pursued him to become an informer.

Published May 25, 2019

Security circus expected as Trump visit is confirmed

trumpss.jpg Donald Trump is expected to face unprecedented security and protests when he flies into Shannon Airport in the west of Ireland on June 5th. A state visit by the US President was finally confirmed this week.

Published May 25, 2019

Green Party set to make gains in 26 Counties - exit poll

electionle19.jpg An official RTE-TG4-Red C exit poll following today’s 26 County elections at 10pm tonight predicted Sinn Féin is in a battle to hold onto its three seats in the European Parliament, while the Green party is in surprise contention to win up to three seats.

Published May 24, 2019

Theresa May to quit

mayquits.jpg Theresa May will step down as leader of the British Conservative Party on 7 June and will remain in office as British Prime Minister until her successor is selected, she announced today.

Published May 24, 2019

Trouble as voting takes place in historic Euro election

derrydevice.jpg Rioting took place in Derry on Thursday night as polls closed in the election to the European Parliament and as British Prime Minister Theresa May was said to be preparing to announce her resignation over the collapse of support for her party.

Published May 24, 2019

Sinn Féin’s John Finucane elected Mayor of Belfast

mayorfinucane.jpg Sinn Féin’s John Finucane, son of assassinated defence lawyer Pat Finucance, has been elected as mayor of Belfast.

Published May 21, 2019

Euro election could make history

allisteranderson.jpg Sinn Féin’s European election candidate in the Six Counties, Martina Anderson, clashed with hardline unionist Jim Allister on live television as campaigning for the European elections to be held across Ireland reached a climax.

Published May 18, 2019

Paras praised for shooting ‘anything that moves’

joanconnollyparas.jpg A former member of the British Army’s Parachute Regiment has admitted that anyone on the streets of Ballymurphy in west Belfast during the introduction of internment was considered to be associated with the IRA and liable to be shot.

Published May 18, 2019

Rally calls for an end to the housing nightmare

raisetheroof1905.jpg Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Dublin city centre for a protest today [Saturday] as reports shows that homelessness has reached a new record, and that Irish rental housing and the cost of living are more expensive than ever.

Published May 18, 2019

1950s IRA veteran questioned as British plan amnesty

mickryan.jpg A former Official IRA Volunteer has been questioned about an attack on the British Crown Forces which took place almost 60 years ago after he wrote a historic account of the incident.

Published May 18, 2019

New cover-up as MI5’s plan for Special Branch withheld

johnmorton.jpg An MI5 report on policing compiled at the height of the conflict in the early 1970s must remain secret, a British official has ruled.

Published May 18, 2019

Saoradh concern as ‘Press’ camera crew joins PSNI raid

mediaraid.jpg Saoradh has raised a number of questions after members of the media appeared to pro-actively take part in a PSNI police raid on the homes of republicans in Derry last week.

Published May 18, 2019

Optimism urged for new talks process

talks1905.jpg Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said she believes an agreement can be reached after round-table five-party talks began in Belfast this week for the first time in more than a year.

Published May 11, 2019

Horrific details of Para depravity

thorntonadams.jpg A former British soldier, who has written about his experiences in the Parachute Regiment, has said the skull of one of their victims was used as an ashtray by members of the regiment after he was shot dead.

Published May 11, 2019

Para banners mock victims

parabanners.jpg The proliferation of loyalist banners supporting killer British Army soldiers has been denounced as a hate crime.

Published May 11, 2019

Saoradh leader ‘targeted by MI5’

mellon.jpg The offices of political party Saoradh in Derry have once again been raided as MI5 are reportedly under orders to ‘bring down’ Thomas Ashe Mellon, a 43-year-old republican activist who is a leading figure in the party.

Published May 11, 2019

Family seek documents related to British murder weapon

henrycunningham.jpg The family of a County Donegal teenager murdered by loyalists in 1973 ago has started a legal action over suspected Crown Force collusion surrounding his killing.

Published May 11, 2019


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