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Frank Ryan remains an enigma

frankryan.jpg Why are Irish people still fascinated with Frank Ryan despite the fact that he has been dead since 1944, nearly 70 years ago?

Published May 3, 2013

The hunger for truth

faminetribunal.jpg The Great Hunger of 1845-52 raises questions that are still unanswered, and last weekend, historians, students, and members of the public gathered at Fordham University to discuss them.

Published April 26, 2013

Three years of internment

martincoreybig.jpg On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013, Lurgan man Martin Corey will have spent three years in Maghaberry Prison without any charges ever being placed against him.

Published April 19, 2013

Easter statements and orations 2013

colourparty.jpg A round-up of some of the key addresses and statements issued by republican groups to mark the anniverary of the Easter Rising.

Published April 5, 2013

Easter commemorations 2013

eastercommemorations.jpg A list of this weekend’s republican commemorations by the different political organisations involved.

Published March 29, 2013

The revolutionary alternative?

rnustanding.jpg Republican Network for Unity (RNU) has outlined its opposition to the Good Friday Agreement after announcing that it will field candidates in future local elections throughout Ireland.

Published March 22, 2013

The forgotten prisoner?

michaelcampbellbig.jpg An article by Aine Fox highlighting the situation of republican prisoner Michael Campbell, currently held in a Lithuanian jail.

Published March 15, 2013

Mairéad Farrell

maireadfarrell.jpg Mairead Farrell was 31 when she was assassinated by the SAS in Gibraltar Sunday March 6th 1988, 25 years ago this week.

Published March 8, 2013

Twisting the facts to suit British law

murneyparade.jpg Stephen Murney's family, friends and party colleagues are determined to secure his release and to expose the corrupt and unjust nature of the Six County state.

Published February 22, 2013

What now for the prisoners?

davidfordprison.png Yesterday David Ford rejected the suitability of a new body scanner for use in the prison estate based on a highly dubious report.

Published February 15, 2013

Maghaberry - the reality of strip-searching

stephenmurneybig.jpg An article by imprisoned éirígí member Stephen Murney, currently held in Maghaberry prison, on his experiences.

Published February 8, 2013

Address to Bloody Sunday commemoration

bloodysunday2013.jpg Despite freezing conditions, over five thousand people attended the annual Bloody Sunday march this year to commemorate the massacre of 14 civil rights demonstrators in Derry in 1972 and demand an ‘end to impunity’ for those responsible.

Published February 1, 2013

Dolours Price

doloursbig.jpg The homily delivered by Mgr. Raymond Murray, her prison chaplain at Armagh jail and a lifelong friend, at the funeral on Monday of Dolours Price.

Published February 1, 2013

McAliskey to address Bloody Sunday March for Justice

bloodysundaylaunch.jpg US radio talk show host Sandy Boyer (SB) interviewed Bernadette Devlin-McAliskey (BDM) about this weekend’s Bloody Sunday March in Derry. A transcript of that interview, which also ranges over other matters.

Published January 25, 2013

Demographics, attitudes crying out for a Border poll

censuscatholics2011.jpg Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams argues that the North of Ireland is in transition and is no longer ‘an orange state’.

Published January 18, 2013

‘We are to be shot in the morning’

kildareira.jpg Three teens were among 7 IRA ‘irregulars’ executed in the civil war 90 years ago in Kildare. A historical article by Robert Doyle.

Published January 11, 2013

The 1982 papers, part 2

archivesbig.jpg A further look at the archives of government papers, mostly from the year 1982, which were released ahead of the New Year period in Dublin, London and Belfast.

Published January 4, 2013

New Year statements 2013

2013.jpg The New Year is traditionally a time for Sinn Fein and republican groups to issue statements to their supporters. We present a round-up of the statements issued this year.

Published January 4, 2013

The 1982 papers

haugheythatcher.jpg A look at some of the other stories which emerged from initial reviews of the archived classified papers, partially declassified in Dublin, Belfast and London this week under the ‘30 years rule’.

Published December 28, 2012

Four martyrs commemorated in Belfast

fourmartyrs.jpg A commemoration event in memory of Joe McKelvey, Liam Mellows, Richard Barrett and Rory O’Connor took place in Belfast’s Milltown Cemetery on December 8.

Published December 21, 2012


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