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Thatcher’s offer

thatchertroops.jpg Former H3 blanketman Thomas Dixie Elliott gives his view of the exchanges that took place inside Long Kesh as negotiations were taking place to try to end the 1981 hunger strike.

Published September 3, 2016

Bittersweet ceremony unites tragic Ballymurphy family

ballymurphyfuneral.jpg A priest has spoken about God’s “perfect timing” after he officiated at the joint funeral mass of a man murdered by British soldiers and the wife who campaigned in his memory, despite them dying exactly 45 years apart.

Published August 27, 2016

Michael Devine

michaeldevinebig.jpg Michael Devine, known to his friends as Micky, died 35 years ago this week after 60 days on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh. A look back at a life of struggle and a heroic death.

Published August 20, 2016

Bilal Kayed

bilalkayed.jpg A look at the case of Palestinian hunger striker Bilal Kayed, now on hunger strike for more than 66 days, in a cause which has striking parallels with those of Irish republicans.

Published August 20, 2016

Murrough of the Burnings and the massacre at Cashel

sackofcashel.jpg The Sack of Cashel (also known as the Massacre of Cashel) was a notorious atrocity which occurred in County Tipperary in the year 1647.

Published August 13, 2016

Interview with Gerry McGeough

gerrymcgeough600.jpg An abridged transcript of a ‘controversial’ interview with former republican PoW Gerry McGeough this week by Martin Galvin for Radio Free Eireann.

Published August 13, 2016

The execution of Roger Casement

rogercasementbig.jpg Wednesday marked one hundred years since the execution in London of the Irish Patriot and international humanitarian, Roger Casement. A look at how he lived the final days of his life.

Published August 6, 2016

The financial impact of partition

datastartrek.jpg An examination of the economics of a divided Ireland.

Published July 30, 2016

Bobby Sands - 66 Days

66daysmovie.jpg ‘Bobby Sands: 66 Days’ is a new documentary based around extracts from the late republican’s prison diary by Brendan J Byrne. He spoke to David Roy about making the film.

Published July 23, 2016

Irish outside 26 Counties to get vote in Presidential elections

emigrantsvote.jpg A referendum to give Irish people living abroad a vote in the presidential election is planned for 2017, diaspora minister Joe McHugh announced this week.

Published July 16, 2016

Address to independent Bodenstown commemoration

bodenstownirpwa.jpg A republican commemoration for Wolfe Tone took place last Sunday, organised by the 2016 Wolfe Tone Commemoration Committee. The following is the speech delivered at the event in Bodenstown by Armagh republican Paul Duffy.

Published July 9, 2016

The funeral of Joe McDonnell

joemcdonnellfuneral.jpg Joe McDonnell died at 5am on Wednesday July 8, the fifth man to die on hunger strike in the 1981 protest in the H-blocks. As republicans mark the 35th anniversary of his death, a look at how it took place in the context of a national and international outpouring of solidarity with the prisoners.

Published July 9, 2016

‘Self-government is our right’

rogercasementhandcuffs.jpg The full text of 1916 rebel Roger Casement’s speech from the dock one hundred years ago during his trial for treason, following his attempt to land weapons in Kerry for the Easter Rising.

Published July 2, 2016

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


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