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Tommy Gorman - Recalling the Maidstone

Tommy Gorman was one of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ who escaped from the prison Ship Maidstone in 1972, 39 years ago this week. An interview by Anthony Neeson for the Andersonstown News.

Published January 18, 2011

Basque process ‘should heed the Irish lesson’

Gerry Adams responds to the announcement by the Basque armed group Eta, confirming that organisations’ commitment to “a permanent and general ceasefire which will be verifiable by the international community”.

Published January 13, 2011

eirigi New Year Statement

eirigi.jpg A statement issued by eirigi to mark the New Year.

Published January 9, 2011

2010 - Year in review

2010.jpg A look back at the main stories from the year past.

Published January 4, 2011

Much ruin and many regrets

cowendrinking.jpg The year 2010 will be remembered principally for two profound and far reaching developments in Irish politics.

Published December 29, 2010

The 1918 general strike

conscription.jpg With calls for a general strike and civil disobedience gaining ground in the face of the economic crisis, an example in Irish history when the tactic of the general strike was successfully employed by the Irish working class.

Published December 21, 2010

Minimum wage, maximum shame

minimumwage.jpg With last Friday’s passage of legislation to cut the minimum wage by 1 euro to 7.65 euro [£6.50], another shameful threshold was crossed by the Fianna Fáil-Green Party coalition; driving yet another section of society into poverty.

Published December 17, 2010

Political prisoners Christmas 2010

prisonerbars.jpg A list of republican prisoners and the addresses of their prisons.

Published December 14, 2010

Address to Dail on 2011 Budget

prearsedohertyindail.jpg The full text of the address by Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty following Tuesday’s 26-County Budget for 2011

Published December 10, 2010

The International Monetary Fund

imf.jpg So what is the International Monetary Fund?

Published December 7, 2010

‘Stand up and be counted’

kilmichael2008.jpg On Sunday, Sinn Fein’s Deputy First Minister addressed the Kilmichael Commemoration to mark the 90th anniversary of a famous battle during the War of Independence in County Cork on 28 November 1920.

Published November 29, 2010

Time to act

32csm.jpg A statement by the 32 County Sovereignty Committee on the crisis in the 26-County state.

Published November 29, 2010

Austerity programme must be met with civil disobedience

austerityprotest.jpg Many commentators in Ireland and beyond have asked why the Irish people have not taken to the streets.

Published November 29, 2010

RSF Ard Fheis Presidential Address

dasdalton.jpg Last weekend delegates and visitors assembled in Dublin for the Ard-Fheis of [Republican] Sinn Fein.

Published November 26, 2010

The economics of the madhouse

cowentongue.jpg It seems now that the cheapest bailout in the world has not only cost the Twenty-Six County state over 50 billion euro and rising, but has driven tens of thousands of workers onto dole queues, exposed its citizens to the vagaries of international financial markets and has now resulted in the state surrendering its sovereignty to the IMF.

Published November 22, 2010

The execution of Kevin Barry

kevinbarry.jpg Kevin Barry was hanged by the British in Mountjoy Jail at the age of eighteen, ninety years ago this month.

Published November 19, 2010

Doherty making his mark

dohertycanvas.jpg Not since the election of the late Bobby Sands to Westminster has a republican candidate been in such a fateful position to influence events

Published November 16, 2010

Seeking a consensus on the past

gerryadamsflat.jpg Dealing with the past and the issue of truth recovery arising from the conflict has become increasingly fraught.

Published November 12, 2010

God save their Queen

queenposter.jpg The image of the typical dissident republican protesting against the queen’s visit to Ireland next year is clearcut.

Published November 8, 2010

Interview with Oglaigh na hEireann

colour.jpg An interview with three representatives of Oglaigh na hEireann leadership -- one member of the organisation’s Army Council and two general headquarters staff -- conducted this week by Brian Rowan of the Belfast Telegraph.

Published November 5, 2010


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