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Killer soldiers were ‘indemnified’

britishsoldier.jpg Some families of people shot dead by the British Army have found clear evidence that British soldiers were given a green light to shoot and kill civilians in the north of Ireland.

Published June 22, 2012

Bloody Sunday justice campaigns renewed on Saville anniversary

geralddonagheyolder.jpg A campaign to overturn one of the most disputed rulings of the Bloody Sunday inquiry is to make its case to both the London and Dublin governments.

Published June 22, 2012

The aftermath of Loughinisland

loughinislandvictims.jpg For 12 years the Loughinisland families silently mourned the loss of their loved ones. They kept that silence, they say, because of police assurances that no stone would be left unturned in the hunt for the killers.

Published June 15, 2012

‘Fear won’

adamsmcdonalddublincastle.jpg Both in Ireland and across Europe, the result of the Fiscal Austerity referendum -- which commits the insolvent 26-County state to years of EU-imposed austerity in return for greater access to bailout cash -- has come as a surprise.

Published June 8, 2012

The Loughgall Martyrs

loughgallmartyrs.jpg This month marks the 25th Anniversary of the Loughgall Martyrs. It occurred on the 8th May 1987 in the Armagh village of Loughall.

Published May 18, 2012

Michael Mallin, ICA Chief of Staff

michaelmallin.jpg A look at the life and death of the leader of the Irish Citizen Army, Michael Mallin, who was executed by firing squad 96 years ago this week.

Published May 11, 2012

The Stonebreaker’s Yard

stonebreakersyard.jpg On the anniversary of the execution of the leaders of the Easter Rising, Conor Caffrey describes a visit to the jail where the executions took place.

Published May 4, 2012

After the release of colonial records - what about Ireland?

hanslope.jpg The British suppression of historical papers on the north of Ireland should also now be ended.

Published April 27, 2012

Hunger strike - from Sands to Shalabi

hanashalabi.jpg Aisling Gallagher looks at the hunger strike of Palestinian internee, Hana Shalabi, and recalls the 1981 Irish hunger strike.

Published April 20, 2012

Easter statements and speeches

derryeaster2012.jpg The full text of the major speeches and statements released to commemorate the 1916 Rising by the main republican political parties and groups.

Published April 13, 2012

Oration at the grave of O’Donovan Rossa

odonovanrossa.jpg Padraig Pearse’s oration at Glasnevin cemetery in Dublin at the funeral of Irish Fenian leader Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa was a significant event in the lead up to the Easter Rising of 1916.

Published April 6, 2012

How the bankers cashed in after Pearse’s death

padraigpearse.jpg Dublin bankers cashed in Pádraig Pearse’s life insurance policy just weeks after he was executed in 1916 and used the money to redeem a series of promissory notes.

Published March 30, 2012

Colm Keenan and Eugene McGillan

keenanmcgillan.jpg The Bogside and Brandywell Monument Committee held a commemoration in Derry this week for nineteen-year-old Colm Keenan and eighteen-year-old Eugene McGillan, who were shot dead by British soldiers in the Dove Gardens area of the Bogside on March 14, 1972.

Published March 23, 2012

George Clancy - Murdered Mayor

georgeclancy.jpg The two murdered mayors’, is still a familiar Limerick expression, particularly among older citizens. Both were killed by the Black and Tans in the small hours of Monday 7 March 1921.

Published March 16, 2012

The Fenian Rebellion

fenianrising.jpg The Fenian Rising of 1867 took place on this week, 145 years ago.

Published March 9, 2012

Make a stand - together

adamsmedia.jpg The text of an address delivered by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams as he launched the party’s ‘Love Rural Ireland’ campaign this [Friday] morning in Castlebar.

Published March 2, 2012

Marian Price needs you

marianpriceaddress.jpg It is encouraging to note the growing interest in Marian Price even if it has been slow to materialise.

Published March 2, 2012

The Clonmult ambush

clonmultambush.jpg The greatest loss of life incurred by the Cork IRA occurred at Clonmult, seven miles north of Midleton, 91 years ago this week.

Published February 24, 2012

Breaking with fear in Greece

greekprotest.jpg The real news in Greece is not about riots, but of a growing number of people who have broken away from fear and decided to fight back against the austerity imposed by the 'Troika' of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF.

Published February 17, 2012

Interview with Martin McGuinness

martinmcguinnesssmile.jpg Martin McGuinness on his campaign to become President, his IRA past, his efforts to end the conflict in the North of Ireland and his call for a vote on Irish unity.

Published February 3, 2012


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