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Help sought from America as Tories bin peace deal

congressboyle.jpg US Congressmen could once again be called on to act in support of peace in Ireland after the British government openly reneged on a deal to prevent a hard border after Brexit.

Published February 2, 2019

UVF seen behind brutal killing of east Belfast man

ianogle.jpg Loyalist paramilitaries have been blamed for the murder of prominent east Belfast loyalist Ian Ogle, who was killed following a long vendetta with the east Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force.

Published February 2, 2019

‘Our fight goes on’ - bomb attack claimed

bombedcar.jpg The new IRA has said it carried out a bomb attack on the courthouse in Derry last weekend. In a statement issued to the media, they said “the IRA won’t be going anywhere”.

Published February 2, 2019

Derry Four win compensation from the PSNI

derryfour.jpg Four Derry men wrongly accused of killing a British soldier have accepted an out-of-court settlement from the PSNI after four decades of fighting for the truth about police brutality, threats and a shocking conspiracy to pursue a miscarriage of justice.

Published February 2, 2019

Groups organise as Brexit looms

brexitgig.jpg A ‘civic nationalism’ event has drawn an estimated audience of 1,500 to a conference in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall to discuss a response to Brexit.

Published February 2, 2019

‘End the delays - start the prosecutions’

sunday2019.jpg A crowd of thousands took to the streets in this year’s annual Bloody Sunday march in Derry, supported by a range of republican and civil rights and justice groups.

Published February 2, 2019

Nurses strike over pay inequality

inmostrike.jpg Some 40,000 nurses have gone on strike in the 26 Counties over salary scales that are believed to be the lowest among paid workers in Ireland with degree status.

Published January 30, 2019

A century of armed struggle

derrybomb19.jpg A spectacular bomb attack at Derry courthouse last weekend followed by a series of hoaxes appears designed to deliver a message about the continuing ability of the ‘new IRA’ to carry on its armed campaign.

Published January 26, 2019

Varadkar in u-turn on Brexit militarisation, Good Friday Agreement

varadkardavos.jpg The 26 County Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has admitted that British soldiers could return to the border through Ireland in the event of a crash Brexit in March. He also said that in such an event, Britain would have to reach a new deal with the 26 County state in order to honour its obligations under the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.

Published January 26, 2019

Dáil passes Bill to ban Israeli settlement products

settlements.jpg A bill to outlaw trade in goods from Israeli settlements in Palestine has been passed by the lower house of the Dublin parliament, a major step on its journey into law.

Published January 26, 2019

Call for end to prosecution delays after massacre suspect dies

bloodysoldiers.jpg The family of one of those killed on Bloody Sunday has called for a final decision to be made about prosecutions after one of the British Army paratroopers who carried out the 1972 massacre died this week.

Published January 26, 2019

Prisoners fight for right to use Irish language

donalbillings2.jpg A republican prisoner who is appealing his conviction is also taking a legal action against the 26 County state in defense of his right to use the Irish language after the Special Criminal Court in Dublin refused to provide a transcript of proceedings in the Irish language.

Published January 26, 2019

Dan McGandy remembered

mcgandy.jpg The first casualty of the Irish War of Independence on the IRA side was Volunteer Dan McGandy, who died 100 years ago this week.

Published January 26, 2019

Car bomb explodes in Derry; no injuries reported

courtbombderry.jpg Derry city courthouse has been apparently targeted tonight in a car bomb attack. The shock bombing in Bishop Street is being linked to the ‘new IRA’, its first such attack in years.

Published January 19, 2019

British military reinforcements for Brexit

britreserve.jpg Plans are in train to send British Army Reservists to the north of Ireland to deal with the consequences of a crash Brexit at the end of March.

Published January 19, 2019

New movement aiming for 100 cumainn after SF split

toibinmeeting.jpg A new republican and pro-life political party being set up by former Sinn Fein politician Peadar Toibin is set to become a significant force in Irish politics after founding over 20 cumainn [branches] across Ireland, including six in the north.

Published January 19, 2019

Derry unites for justice despite hate campaign

paraflag3.jpg Flags of the British Army’s infamous Parachute Regiment have once again been erected by loyalists in County Derry in an attempt to inflame tensions ahead of a march for justice on the anniversary of the Paras’ Bloody Sunday massacre.

Published January 19, 2019

Anti-eviction activist ‘is political prisoner’

bengilroy.jpg One of the most prominent anti-eviction activists in Ireland, Ben Gilroy, has been given a three month jail term in Mountjoy prison.

Published January 19, 2019

Symbolic renaming of former RUC stronghold

grovesreilly.jpg The site of the former Andersonstown RUC barracks in west Belfast has been renamed Groves Reilly Corner, in honour of Clara Reilly and her late friend, plastic bullet victim Emma Groves.

Published January 19, 2019

Recruitment bid subject of official complaint

tuohey.jpg A 21-year-old republican man has lodged a complaint with the Police Ombudsman after Special Branch PSNI police tried to recruit him as an informer during a trip to England.

Published January 19, 2019


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