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Britain cannot handle the truth

patfinucane12002.jpg An extract from an essay by Megan K. Stack for the New York Times on the cover-up of the assassination of Belfast defence lawyer Pat Finucane, 35 years ago this month.

Published February 22, 2024

Tory move to silence nationalist rap band

kneecap2.jpg The London government is being challenged over an overtly political decision to withhold music industry funding for Belfast rappers Kneecap.

Published February 15, 2024

Sinn Féin defends Palestine rally after protest

gazaprotestsf.jpg A number of Palestinian activists were removed from a Sinn Féin ‘Solidarity Rally for Palestine’ event in Belfast over the party’s decision to attend a White House event on St Patrick’s Day.

Published February 15, 2024

World leaders complicit in Israel’s crimes

israelcrimes.jpg Palestinians are at the end of the queue when it comes to international law, according to the Motasem A Dalloul of Middle East Monitor.

Published February 15, 2024

Perfidious Albion and the trashing of the GFA

donaldsonchh.jpg You’ve read this judgement by General de Gaulle here before but it’s worth reminding you of it again: “For England there is no alliance which holds, nor any treaty that’s valued, nor any truth which counts.”

Published February 15, 2024

No more second-class citizenship

oneillstormont.jpg History was made on Saturday when Michelle O’Neill became the first nationalist First Minister for the Six Counties and banished forever the concept of Stormont being ‘a Protestant parliament for a Protestant people’.

Published February 8, 2024

Pressure for unity as new order seen at Stormont

oneillinterview24.jpg The historic confirmation of Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill as the First Minister in the north of Ireland has pushed a referendum on Irish reunification up the political agenda, and increased speculation that a ‘border poll’ is now only a matter of time.

Published February 8, 2024

First Minister’s address at Stormont

oneillspeech.jpg The remarks by First Minister Michelle O’Neill in her inaugural address to the Stormont Assembly on 3rd February 2024.

Published February 8, 2024

Flash: History made as Michelle O’Neill installed as Six County First Minister


More than twenty months after her election, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill has finally been confirmed as the new First Minister in the north of Ireland, to the joy of her party and others around the world who believe it is a step-change on a pathway to Irish reunification.

Published February 3, 2024

A ‘historic turning of the wheel’

mcdonaldoneillbrexit.jpg Sinn Féin has denied suggestions that it sought to provoke unionists with a claim by Mary Lou McDonald that a united Ireland is “within touching distance”.

Published February 1, 2024

Donaldson battles ‘those who point the finger’

donaldsonpaisley.jpg A bid to revive power-sharing in the North of Ireland hangs in the balance following attempts by loyalists and their supporters in the media to sabotage a potential deal between the British government and the DUP.

Published January 25, 2024

Sinn Féin to ‘pursue peace’ in Washington trip

bidensinnfein.jpg Sinn Féin representatives will travel to Washington DC for the annual St Patrick’s Day events despite strong pressure to boycott the trip over the US role in the conflict in the Middle East.

Published January 25, 2024

‘Northern Ireland’ shuts down

stormontwalk.jpg Ahead of a huge one-day general strike over the failure to deliver backdated pay increases and funding for services, the North’s first minister designate, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill, has told the Stormont Assembly she fears the democratic institutions of the Good Friday Agreement are in “free fall”.

Published January 18, 2024

Blame for stand-off lies squarely with inept Heaton-Harris

heatonharris1200.jpg Chris Heaton-Harris has been a complete and utter failure in office. The DUP are laughing up their sleeves at him.

Published January 18, 2024

McDonald sees Stormont sell-by date

mcdonaldspiegel.jpg As the Stormont Assembly approaches a third year of stalemate over an ongoing unionist boycott, Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has said the Assembly could be abolished in a united Ireland.

Published January 11, 2024

New IRA ‘reiterates its fight’

niras.jpg The New IRA has said it will continue to target the British Crown Forces in a statement which appeared on walls in Dublin on Monday.

Published January 4, 2024

New Year statements

2024.jpg A round-up of the statements issed to mark the New Year by Sinn Féin and republican groups across Ireland.

Published January 4, 2024

Poor reviews for Christmas talks panto

chhtalks23.jpg Public support for Stormont politics has reached a new low following the collapse of talks to restore the North’s local power-sharing institutions.

Published December 21, 2023

‘Immediate action’ urged to address Stormont stalemate

michelleoneill1200.jpg Sinn Féin’s Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill has called for “immediate action” from the London government to address the political deadlock in the Six Counties.

Published December 7, 2023

Britain’s smokescreen for Israel’s ethnic cleansing

gazababy.jpg In 1917, the British government announced its support for the establishment of a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine. After leaving in 1948, Britain kept a foothold on nearby Cyprus from where it now helps Israel bomb Gaza. Now, Britain is secretly backing Israel’s complete takeover of Palestine.

Published December 7, 2023