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Brexit - The view in Ireland

unitedirelandroadsign.jpg Responses from the Irish nationalist and republican political parties to the Brexit referendum.

Published July 2, 2016

When Britain said goodbye to the EU

boriscable.jpg Pepe Escobar looks at why Britain voted to leave the European Union, and what the future holds for both.

Published June 25, 2016

Two sides of the Brexit debate

mckennaadams.jpg Two Irish republican viewpoints on this week’s referendum on British membership of the EU.

Published June 18, 2016

Ronan MacLochlainn commemoration

mackeymaclochlainn.jpg The oration delivered by 32 County Sovereignty Movement Chairperson, Francie Mackey at the graveside of IRA Vol. Ronan MacLochlainn.

Published June 11, 2016

Birmingham Six man fears cover-up as inquest reopened

paddyhill.jpg A miscarriage of justice victim has spoken out following the announcement by Birmingham’s senior coroner that she is to reopen the inquest into the 1974 bombings in the city, in which 21 people died.

Published June 4, 2016

Fifty years since first victim of the conflict

spencescullion.jpg There have been calls for a fresh investigation into the death of the first victim of the recent conflict, who was shot by the UVF 50 years ago.

Published June 4, 2016

Release Tony Taylor

tonytaylor2.jpg Nationalists, republicans and socialists are coming together to support a campaign for the release from his internment of prominent Derry republican Tony Taylor.

Published May 28, 2016

Loughgall remembered

loughgallcommem.jpg Republicans from Tyrone and its Monaghan and Armagh hinterland gathered at the Drumfurrer Monument to IRA Volunteers Jim Lynagh and Padraig McKearney for a family-led Independent Commemoration for the Loughgall martyrs.

Published May 21, 2016

The executed leaders of 1916

1916executed.jpg Short biographies of all of the executed leaders in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising, including nine who were not signatories of the Proclamation of the Republic.

Published May 14, 2016

‘We shall rise again’

noraconnollystretcher.jpg In an excerpt from her memoirs, Nora Connolly O’Brien talks about her father’s final days and the courage and inspiration that James Connolly gave to her and continues to give to republicans today.

Published May 14, 2016

‘The Great Escape’ 1976

1976tunnel.jpg A reprint of an article from The Starry Plough, detailing a historic escape by Republican Socialists from Long Kesh prison 40 years ago this week.

Published May 7, 2016

My homeless family

ericafleming.jpg An account by Dublin mother Erica Fleming of her attempts to cope after her family were suddenly left homeless as a result of the housing crisis.

Published April 30, 2016

Charlie Monahan’s fateful journey

charliemonahan.jpg Charles Monahan was the first Belfast casualty of 1916, dying in the aborted Irish Republican Brotherhood mission to seize key British wireless radio equipment in Caherciveen.

Published April 23, 2016

Seamus McElwain remembered

seamusmcelwain.jpg A graveside oration by Monaghan Republican and Ex-PoW John Crawley for ‘The Bold McElwain’ in Scotstown ahead of his 30th anniversary commemoration.

Published April 16, 2016

Eoin MacNeill and the Irish Volunteers

eoinmacneill.jpg Eoin MacNeill contributed directly to the 1916 Easter Rising by establishing, arming and training the Irish Volunteers. His last-minute intervention to call off the Rising continues to fuel historical debate.

Published April 16, 2016

Glasnevin’s 1916 wall of shame

glasnevinwall.jpg Incredibly the modern state of Ireland has now paid tribute to perpetrators of the North King Street Massacre, to the murderers of Irish men and boys, by adding their names to the newly erected Glasnevin 1916 Remembrance Wall.

Published April 9, 2016

Southern state is not the Republic declared in 1916

adamseaster2016.jpg The full text of the keynote speech to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, delivered by Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams at Milltown cemetery in Belfast last weekend.

Published April 2, 2016

An Easter Rising timeline (2)

risingmap.jpg A reportage-style account of the combat that took place during the Easter Rising. The second in a two-part series.

Published April 2, 2016

An Easter Rising timeline

risingpeople.jpg A reportage-style account of the combat that took place during the Easter Rising. The first in a two-part series.

Published March 26, 2016

The signatories of the Proclamation (2)

proclamationsigning.jpg Short biographies of the seven rebels who signed Ireland’s historic declaration of independence in 1916. The second in a two-part series.

Published March 19, 2016


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