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Power-sharing strangled by DUP boycott

zombiestormont22.jpg There have been calls for political action against the DUP after they blocked a third attempt to elect a Speaker to the Belfast Assembly on Wednesday.

Published August 4, 2022



Michelle O’Neill delivers insightful interview

oneillinterview.jpg Amid increased public interest following her historic election as Sinn Fein’s First Minister-designate, Michelle O’Neill has been extensively interviewed about her life and influences.

Published August 4, 2022



Harry Boland

harryboland.jpg On August 1, 1922, Irish revolutionary Harry Boland succumbed to wounds received at the Grand Hotel in Skerries, County Dublin at the hands of pro-Treaty forces, 100 years ago this week.

Published August 4, 2022



Majority in North now back immediate reunification

pollvote.jpg The latest poll results in the Six Counties point to a sharp decline in support for unionism and the emergence of a clear majority in favour of Irish reunification.

Published July 28, 2022



Death of David Trimble

davidtrimble1200.jpg Although widely praised for his role in the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, former Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble will also be remembered for his failure to deliver the leadership unionism needed in the years following its signing.

Published July 28, 2022



Irish Unity ‘by 2030’

mcdonaldcanberra.jpg Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has predicted a referendum on the reunification of Ireland would take place “in this decade” and that Ireland is “in the end days of partition”.

Published July 21, 2022



Little change seen after Tory process of attrition

sunaktruss.jpg One of two members of the former ‘war cabinet’ of the ousted British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is set to become his successor following an ugly and dubious selection process by the party’s MPs.

Published July 21, 2022



Sinister agency at work at Belfast Airport

belfastairport.jpg Two political parties have condemned separate interrogations of their members by unidentified ‘security’ personnel stationed at Belfast Airport.

Published July 21, 2022



Hopes for a ‘reset’ in London

newtories.jpg The edging out of Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister this week has raised hopes that his successor will end the multiple attacks of his government on the Good Friday Agreement.

Published July 14, 2022



Demands for change as sectarian nightmare continues

bonfires2022.jpg The complete failure of the authorities to tackle rampant hate crimes at loyalist ‘Eleventh’ bonfires has brought demands for forceful action and an end to the lip service which greets the scenes every year.

Published July 14, 2022



Cathal Brugha

cathalbrugha100.jpg Cathal Brugha was born Charles William St. John Burgess in Dublin on 18 July, 1874. He adopted the Irish version of his name as his nationalist views took hold after he joined the Gaelic League in 1899.

Published July 14, 2022



Loyalist mayhem and hate now ‘mainstreamed’

eleventh2022.jpg Hundreds of loyalist bonfires have gone ahead tonight across the North despite the death of a bonfire builder who fell to his death from one of the pyres.

Published July 12, 2022



Demands grow for action on unity

unitydemo.jpg Calls for Irish self-determination and Scottish independence look set to grow amid the meltdown of Boris Johnson’s administration in London. Sinn Féin TD for Cavan-Monaghan Matt Carthy called on the Tory government to now “clarify the criteria” for an Irish unity poll.

Published July 6, 2022



British ruling class faces new resistance

connollylynch.jpg Irish republican socialist James Connolly is back in vogue in Britain amid increasing signs of a new political awakening there.

Published June 30, 2022



Goalposts being moved as unionism slides into minority

jeffreydonaldson1200.jpg Naturally all the responses to the British government’s anti-protocol bill have emphasised the plans to enable British ministers to ditch pretty well anything and everything in the protocol they want except three sections, Articles 2, 3 and 11.

Published June 30, 2022



Sinn Féin address at Bodenstown

oneillbodenstown.jpg The full text of remarks By First Minister-Designate, Michelle O’Neill, at Sinn Féin’s Wolfe Tone Commemoration, in Bodenstown, County Kildare on Sunday, 19 June.

Published June 23, 2022



EU, US move to defend agreements as Brexit undone

sefcovic.jpg The European Commission has begun two new legal proceedings against Britain after it introduced legislation to override the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement in regard to the north of Ireland, and resumed another challenge it had previously paused.

Published June 16, 2022



Mayhem feared as Tories turn against Johnson

johnsonvote.jpg The peace process in Ireland could be sabotaged by Boris Johnson’s desperate attempts to regain the support of far-right backbenchers after he narrowly survived a no-confidence vote of Tory MPs.

Published June 9, 2022



Stormont Assembly again fails to elect new speaker

dupgivanstormont.jpg Questions are being raised over the future of the Stormont Assembly after unionists once again blocked the installation of an Assembly Speaker and a First Minister.

Published June 1, 2022



Polls show boost for Sinn Féin, Irish unity

redcpoll.jpg An opinion poll has shown support for Sinn Féin in the 26 Counties has surpassed the combined vote of the two main government parties, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, for the first time.

Published June 1, 2022


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