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Get this straight – Palestinians aren’t sub-human

gazabombed1023.jpg Dehumanisation of Palestinians is as central to Israel’s war strategy as the deadly missiles it wields.

Published October 12, 2023

How Lough Neagh was stolen

neaghshaftesbury.jpg Lough Neagh was snatched in the early 17th century, with English titled families claiming ownership of a large share of the body of water.

Published October 5, 2023

Joint authority between London and Dublin is next step

varadkarsunak.jpg In the north, across the political divide, the general electorate share a belief that they get little to-nothing from having an actual government.

Published October 5, 2023

It really was a Great Escape

greatescape.jpg Forty years ago today, the British establishment was rocked by the biggest prison escape in the history of these islands.

Published September 28, 2023

Sarah Conlon

gerrysarahconlon.jpg Sarah may well be the closest I have come to being in the company of a living saint.

Published September 28, 2023

A ‘new Ireland’ isn’t exclusively a Sinn Féin project

martinmcdonaldvaradkar1200.jpg The southern election will probably be next year, and government partners Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are under serious pressure.

Published September 21, 2023

Legacy bill violates domestic and international law

rfjprotest.jpg The age old saying “only victims know the true cost of war” is certainly apt as the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill is railroaded through Westminster.

Published September 14, 2023

John Joe McGirl – an unbreakable Fenian

johnjoemcgirl1200.jpg In the course of almost 60 years of activism I have been very lucky to meet many wonderful, committed, compassionate republicans. On Saturday, in Ballinamore in County Leitrim, Republicans from Leitrim and beyond gathered to celebrate the life of one of these – John Joe McGirl.

Published September 7, 2023

The push factors toward a United Ireland

frankgibneymap.jpg I came across a striking image this week. Shared by Dr Patrick Bresnihan, it depicted urban planner Frank Gibney’s 1942 vision for a United Ireland.

Published September 7, 2023

Milltown’s story

sandsgrave.jpg Irish Times journalist Freya McClements recently visited Milltown cemetery in west Belfast, which opened 154 years ago. She met with Gerry Doherty, the cemetery’s manager, and historian Tom Hartley.

Published August 31, 2023

How the London IRA changed history

greathatred.jpg A new account of the assassination of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson MP illuminates the contribution of the Irish in Britain to the struggle for Irish freedom, by Ronan McGreevy.

Published August 24, 2023

A Legacy Bill of Injustice

westminster1200.jpg A look from the US at Britain’s ‘Bill of Shame’, by Hon. Michael C. Mentel (for the Irish Echo).

Published August 24, 2023

If we deny Saoradh equality, where do we stop?

politicalpolicingbanner.jpg Banks do not keep information about their customers’ political beliefs. Did the PSNI ask, advise or instruct the banks to act against republicans?

Published August 17, 2023

The long-running farce undermining unity

eoinmacneill1200.jpg Few eyebrows will have been raised north of the border at this week’s revelations that the Irish government bungled the Boundary Commission post-partition. Dropping the ball then set a pattern for the century to come.

Published August 3, 2023

North has never been integral part of UK

untiedkingdom.jpg An Irish academic is right to criticise a new book for ‘sidestepping the colonial question’ when it comes to the north of Ireland.

Published August 3, 2023

Margaret Buckley

margaretbuckley.jpg Margaret Buckley was an Irish republican and president of Sinn Féin from 1937 to 1950. She was the first female leader of Sinn Féin and was the first Irishwoman to lead a political party. An account of her life from Saoirse, first published by RSF in 1998.

Published July 27, 2023

A pain that never leaves

quinncommemoration.jpg Brothers Richard (10), Mark (9) and Jason (8), died when a petrol bomb was thrown through the living room window of their home in Carnany estate in Ballymoney, on July 12 1998. Dave Joyce, father of one of the Quinn boys, spoke to the Sunday World.

Published July 27, 2023

Kincora won’t go away

mountbatten1200.jpg The decades-old snake pit that is the former Kincora Boys’ Home in Belfast, where children were abused in blackmail tactics against unionist politicians and loyalists by British spooks, is about to resurface.

Published July 20, 2023

End internment now

endinternment2.jpg Increasing numbers of Irish republicans are being detained without bail and with little prospect of facing trial. Members of the Soaradh leadership have now endured three years of ‘internment by remand’. The party is calling on all republicans and human rights groups to speak out about the mounting scandal.

Published July 13, 2023

What exactly is the Orange Order celebrating?

orangewalk1200.jpg Today marks the start of the marching month of July. It is sometimes called the mad month which, just like clockwork, sees bonfires in built-up areas, parades (and feeder parades), speeches and resolutions, banners, and all the rest.

Published July 6, 2023


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