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It’s time for a united Ireland

brexitireland.jpg At last it’s becoming clear to the Brexiteers, and the right-wing British media, that the question of the Irish border will be the defining issue of the Brexit negotiations.

Published December 2, 2017

The Manchester Martyrs

manchestermartyrs600.jpg 150 years on from their execution, a historical look back at three Fenians whose bravery in giving their lives in struggle helped to sustain it.

Published November 25, 2017

The Rohingya

rohingya.jpg The Rohingya are often described as “the world’s most persecuted minority”.

Published November 18, 2017

No Stone Unturned - review

nostoneunturned.jpg Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney exposes the collusion which shielded the perpetrators of the 1994 Loughinisland massacre from justice. The shocking No Stone Unturned finally names the chief suspects while revealing the RUC’s deliberate mishandling of the multiple murder inquiry.

Published November 18, 2017

The funerals of Frank Stagg

frankstagggrave.jpg Frank Stagg who died on hunger strike aged 33, had three funerals and two burials. One funeral had no body and one burial was done in darkness. His life is commemorated on three headstones in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina, County Mayo.

Published November 11, 2017

The racist worldview of Arthur Balfour

balfour.jpg Arthur James Balfour will, no doubt, be praised effusively by supporters of Israel for a brief document he signed 100 years ago.

Published November 4, 2017

Why we need to support Catalonia

franco.jpg During the years of Franco’s dictatorship, Catalonia was one of Spain’s strongholds of resistance, and the Catalan people suffered enormously for it.

Published October 28, 2017

Sheena Campbell and a hurricane of pain

sheenacampbell.jpg Twenty-five years ago, Sheena Campbell, then a 29-year-old law student at Queen’s University, was shot dead by a UVF gang.

Published October 21, 2017

Stop political extradition

ddmclaughlin.jpg An open letter to the Irish people from Portlaoise jail by republican political prisoner DD McLaughlin.

Published October 14, 2017

The United Irishmen

unitedirishmen.jpg The Society of United Irishmen, founded in 1791, embraced Catholics, Protestants and Dissenters in its aim to remove English control from Irish affairs.

Published October 14, 2017

Votarem - We will vote

rucdukest1968.jpg The response of the people of Catalonia to the violence of the Spanish state was astonishing and I want to commend their bravery.

Published October 7, 2017

The crisis of the Spanish state

catalandemo.jpg Ahead of the October 1 referendum on self-determination, the Spanish government is engaged in a level of political repression in Catalonia not experienced since the days of the Franco dictatorship.

Published September 30, 2017

A prisoner’s final and most terrifying weapon

thomasashe600.jpg The oration delivered by Tommy McKearney, a former Hunger Striker, over the grave of Thomas Ashe at the national hunger strike commemoration of the 1916 Societies.

Published September 30, 2017

The sack of Balbriggan

sackofbalbriggan.jpg A look at an infamous event in the Tan War in County Dublin, 97 years ago this week.

Published September 23, 2017

Republican politics must be relevant

franciemackey600.jpg The text of the oration delivered by Francis Mackey (pictured) of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement at the graveside of Alan Ryan earlier this month.

Published September 16, 2017

Britain out of Ireland

irspdoc.jpg The Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) has said it is supporting a ‘border poll’ on unity as part of a new campaign for a United Ireland outside of the EU. An extract from its new policy document, ‘Britain out of Ireland - Ireland out of the EU’.

Published September 9, 2017

Tom Williams

tomwilliamsbook.jpg IRA Volunteer Tom Williams was hanged at age 19 by the British on 2 September 1942, 75 years ago today.

Published September 2, 2017

The most audacious Australian prison break

fremantle6.jpg The most successful prison break in Australian history was an international rescue effort that took years to organise, and which finally freed six Irish republicans from a British jail in Fremantle.

Published August 26, 2017

India’s partition: The British game of ‘divide and rule’

partitionindia.jpg Seventy years after the partition of India, it is hard to look back without horror at the savagery of the country’s vivisection.

Published August 19, 2017

The Battle of the Bogside

battlebogside600.jpg For years the nationalist majority of Derry had suffered a unionist gerrymander of the city which left many Catholics living in slum conditions.

Published August 12, 2017


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