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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

The signatories of the Proclamation

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

Published March 12, 2016

The demolition of Nelson’s Pillar

nelsonspillar.jpg A monument to a British imperialist in the centre of Dublin, Nelson’s Pillar on O’Connell Street, was blown up by republicans fifty years ago this week.

Published March 5, 2016

Two brothers fighting two very different wars

eamonnceannt.jpg The fascinating story of the two Ceannt brothers, Eamonn the Easter Irish Revolutionary, and, Bill the Great War British soldier, illustrates the diverse allegiances amongst families and the political complexity of Ireland in the early part of the 20th Century.

Published February 27, 2016

Right2Change - Policy principles for a progressive government

right2change2.jpg A summary of the policy principles of the progressive Right2Change alliance and a list of those candidates in this year’s general election who have signed up to those principles.

Published February 20, 2016

Leonard Peltier - My 40 years in prison

peltier.jpg I believe that my incarceration, the constitutional violations in my case, and the government misconduct in prosecuting my case are issues far more important than just my life or freedom.

Published February 13, 2016

RTE’s ‘Rebellion’ series, and its propaganda value

rebellionrte.jpg Three valuable hours of my life has been wasted on what RTE describes as a ‘commemorative drama’ to herald the beginning of the Centenary year of the 1916 revolution.

Published February 6, 2016

The first 1916 commemoration

1916belfastmural.jpg In the aftermath of the 1916 Rising and the releases from Frongoch internment camp that autumn, the Sinn Féin movement was re-organised in Belfast in early 1917, and the first Easter Commemoration Parade in the city was part of that process.

Published January 30, 2016

Paddy Joe Rice remembered

paddyjoerice.jpg Former H Block blanketman Gerard Hodgins spoke this week at the Foresters Club in West Belfast in honour of the late IRA volunteer, Paddy Joe Rice. The event was hosted by the Anne Devlin Society, Belfast.

Published January 30, 2016

Bloody Sunday programme of events

marchforjusticeresist.jpg The commemorative programme for 2016 reflects the diversity of those whose experiences are shared by the people of Derry, across the North, as well as across Ireland and Britain.

Published January 23, 2016

Support Derry’s March For Justice

bloodysunday2016poster.jpg Civil Rights Campaigner Vincent Coyle appeals for support for this year’s Bloody Sunday march.

Published January 16, 2016

New Year statements

2016clip.jpg A round-up of statements issued by republicans to mark the New Year.

Published January 9, 2016

The revolution of 1916 remains unfinished business

ricbig.jpg An official 1916 centenary calendar is a further example of the collaborative nature of the 26 County state, writes RSF National PRO Sean O Dubhlain.

Published December 30, 2015

Dark Rosaleen

darkrosaleen.jpg Michael Nicholson is one of the world’s most decorated journalists, reporting from 18 different war zones over a 45-year career. While writing his new novel, he changed his mind about England's guilt over Ireland’s Great Hunger.

Published December 19, 2015

Molly O’Reilly and the Rising

mollyoreilly.jpg We are on the eve of a momentous year -- this time a hundred years ago republican men and women were planning the overthrow of the British Empire in Ireland.

Published December 19, 2015

Remembering political prisoners this Christmas

prisonervigil.jpg December is the traditional month for republicans to think of our political prisoners. We publish list of IRPWA and Cogus prisoners behind bars this Christmas.

Published December 12, 2015

Frongoch, the first internment camp

frongoch.jpg People in Wales have called on the governments in Dublin and Cardiff to provide a permanent commemorative centre in Frongoch, where 1,800 Irishmen were interned after the 1916 Rising.

Published December 5, 2015

Time to lead on climate change, not to plead

endakennyclimate.jpg A progressive campaign group has launched a petition to encourage the Dublin government to act responsibly to help prevent catastrophic climate change.

Published December 5, 2015


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