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Equality - the rhetoric and the reality

A new report by the Belfast-based civil liberties group, the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ), has criticised the British government's sectarian approach to targeting social need.

Published September 19, 2006

Healthcare is a right

A summary of Sinn Féin’s new all-Ireland policy document on healthcare.

Published September 15, 2006

Irish process is template for peace worldwide

Gerry Adams has brought a message of hope to the Israeli and Palestinian people.

Published September 10, 2006

Relatives of bomb victims need to know truth

Even if the involvement of British intelligence is proven in the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, it may still be kept secret.

Published September 5, 2006

US ‘Fax Blitz’

An urgent action alert is being distributed by a number of Irish-American organisations.

Published August 31, 2006

Border lines

Partition is alive and well in Ireland.

Published August 27, 2006

Mickey Devine

The tenth and final hunger striker to die in the 1981 hunger strike was Mickey Devine. He died 25 years ago on Sunday.

Published August 22, 2006

Famine tale uncovers common Irish ancestry

A little known shipping disaster which claimed the lives of almost 50 people from south Armagh during the Famine has inspired a new book.

Published August 18, 2006

Alert - US/UK Extradition Treaty

An action alert for US readers from the IAUC.

Published August 13, 2006

Thomas McElwee

The story of the ninth hunger strike to die in the 1981 hunger strike. He passed away on August 8th, 1981.

Published August 10, 2006

A dedicated republican and an outstanding soldier

The story of Kieran Doherty, the eighth hunger striker to die in 1981, who passed away 25 years ago on Wednesday.

Published August 5, 2006

Kevin Lynch

The story of INLA Volunteer Kevin Lynch, who died on hunger strike in Long Kesh prison 25 years ago on Tuesday.

Published July 31, 2006

Reconciling Orange and Green

The full text of a wide-ranging address delivered by Martin McGuinness to the MacGill Summer School at the weekend.

Published July 25, 2006

The original con trick

There is a historical precedent of “sexing up” a document, one that had major implications for subsequent relations between Ireland and England.

Published July 20, 2006

Founded on and fuelled by bigotry

There are at least three ways of looking at last week’s Twelfth celebrations.

Published July 17, 2006

Joe McDonnell and Martin Hurson

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the death of two IRA Volunteers on hunger strike in Long Kesh jail.

Published July 12, 2006

An experiment in human despair

Jonathan Cook on the real reasons for Israel’s invasion of Gaza.

Published July 7, 2006

Observe the true amnesiacs marching towards the Somme

The first 26-County commemoration of the Battle of the Somme was held in Dublin at the weekend, with representatives from all the major political parties in the North in attendance.

Published July 2, 2006

The Framing of Michael McKevitt

The Framing of Michael McKevitt, a booklet written by Marcella Sands, sister-in-law of Michael and sister of Bobby Sands, raises serious questions about the activities of MI5 in Ireland, collusion by senior Garda police and a judiciary swayed by political rather than legal argument.

Published June 27, 2006

SF Bodenstown address

The text of Sinn Fein’s annual address over the grave of Wolfe Tone at Bodenstown. County Kildare. It was delivered at the weekend by north belfast representative Gerry Kelly.

Published June 22, 2006


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