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An independent international truth commission

peacedove.jpg The legacy of the past is one of the big issues which remains to be resolved in the outworking of the peace process.

Published June 17, 2011

Liam Kelly

liamkelly.jpg Liam Kelly, a pivotal figure in republican politics who uniquely held seats simultaneously in Belfast and Dublin parliaments, died this week.

Published June 12, 2011

Background to the hunger strikes

hungerstrike30.jpg An account by the Bobby Sands Trust of how the famous 1981 hunger strike, 30 years ago this year, came into being.

Published May 30, 2011

Oration at Lynagh/McKearney commemoration

breandanmaccionnaith.jpg The text of an oration delivered by eirigi chairperson Breandan Mac Cionnaith at a commemoration for Jim Lynagh and Padraig McKearney on 15 May 2011 at Drumfurrer, County Monaghan.

Published May 20, 2011

Perspectives on the royal visit

adamseirigi.jpg Two contrasting republican approaches and views on the Windsor visit to the 26-County state.

Published May 17, 2011

Assembly and local election results

electionresultboard.jpg The results of Thursday's Assembly election in the Six Counties, as well as a list of the Sinn Fein and republican candidates elected to local district councils.

Published May 12, 2011

Statement by republican prisoners

clenchedfist.jpg The following statement was issued at the weekend by the prisoners engaged in protest at Maghaberry jail.

Published May 12, 2011

Quotes by Bobby Sands

bobbysandsdrawing.jpg Today is the 30th anniversary of the heroic death of Irish patriot Bobby Sands on hunger-strike at Long Kesh prison. In his solemn memory, we publish a brief collection of quotes, some famous, some less well known.

Published May 5, 2011

Easter statements and speeches

realiracolour.jpg A round-up of the messages delivered at various Easter commemorations across Ireland.

Published April 30, 2011

Sinn Fein Assembly election manifesto

assemblymanifesto11.jpg Messages from Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness precede a list of the mnain points from Sinn Fein's manifesto for the 2011 Assembly election in the North.

Published April 18, 2011

The Garda ‘Rape Tape’

gardashell.jpg For almost a decade, simple acts of resistance by the community in Erris have met with bullying, threats, intimidation, vilification and casual violence at the hands of both Gardai and Shell’s private army IRMS.

Published April 13, 2011

Reflections on the H Block prison struggle

bobbysandselection.jpg Sinn Fein’s electoral strategy began 30 years ago during the 1981 hunger strikes, beginning with Bobby Sands’s historic win in Fermanagh/South Tyrone, 30 years ago this week.

Published April 8, 2011

Leadership across Ireland

mcguinnessassembly.jpg Last Wednesday, four years later, the Assembly at Parliament Buildings concluded its first ever complete four year term.

Published April 4, 2011

Loughinisland eyewitness speaks out

collusion.jpg A witness to the Loughinisland massacre was not only never called on to identify the killers, but she alleges that her details were later passed on to a relative of the suspected getaway driver.

Published March 29, 2011

Another war for oil

missile.jpg Declarations from western powers that the military strike against Libya is motivated solely by a desire to protect the civilian population cannot be taken seriously

Published March 25, 2011

Action alert for Gerry McGeough

gerrymcgeoughnobaby.jpg On February 18, 2011, after almost 4 years of a politically motivated arrest and trial, Gerry McGeough’s case ended with a “guilty” verdict handed down by a British diplock court

Published March 21, 2011

The Drumboe Martyrs

charliedalydrumboe.jpg In March 1923, six weeks before the end of the civil war, the execution of republican prisoners by the Free State regime reached its height.

Published March 16, 2011

Position paper by Maghaberry prisoners

maghaberry2011.jpg A document issued on the 25th February by a group of republican prisoners opposed to the criminalisation policy at Maghaberry jail in the North of Ireland.

Published March 10, 2011

Recalling the hunger strikes

mccartneyhunger.jpg On March 1 1981 Raymond McCartney was a republican prisoner in Long Kesh when the second hunger strike began.

Published March 6, 2011

List of TDs by constituency

newlabourtds.jpg Counting in the 26-County general election concluded this (Wednesday) morning following a second recount in Galway West. The following is a full and final list of members of the new Dublin parliament, in alphabetical order by constituency

Published March 2, 2011


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