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Irish unification is still inevitable

inevitableireland.jpg Kevin Meaghar looks at the state of the debate on Irish Unity as the idea continues to go mainstream.

Published May 22, 2020

Britain to prepare Irish seaports as Brexit inches forward

larneport.jpg There have been conflicting signals over how Britain intends to implement the special status for the north of Ireland in the wake of Brexit.

Published May 15, 2020

Lockdown tensions boil over in the Dáil

varadkartwofaced.jpg Political anxiety overcame caretaker Taoiseach, Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar in the Dublin parliament this week when he suddenly lashed out at Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, who he accused of being “two-faced”.

Published May 8, 2020

The Scottish Brigade

joevize.jpg An extract from of the contribution by historian Stephen Coyle at The Year of Revolution: 1920, seminar held by Sinn Féin Poblachtach in Wynn’s Hotel on February 15, 2020.

Published April 24, 2020

‘Grand coalition’ plan slithers on

varadkarmartintv.jpg A historic but deeply unpopular coalition government between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael appears to be on the cards after the Green Party failed to reject a bizzare manifesto issued in a desperate plea for support to prop up the improbable alliance.

Published April 17, 2020

Easter statements and speeches

mcdonaldeaster2020.jpg A round-up of statements and speeches issued for the Easter commmemorations 2020.

Published April 17, 2020

‘We will return to honour our patriot dead’

rsfevent.jpg An Easter statement issued in the name of the leadership of the Republican Movement (Republican Sinn Féin)

Published April 10, 2020

Seanad election sees return of Sinn Féin representatives

senators.jpg Former Sinn Féin MP, Elisha McCallion, has been elected to Seanad Éireann to serve on the senate’s Industrial and Commercial panel, while the party’s former MEP Lynn Boylan has returned to political life by taking a seat on the Agricultural panel.

Published April 3, 2020

Up the Rebels

shirtsrebels.jpg The necessary cancellation of Easter Rising Commemorations does not mean we should not celebrate these events.

Published March 27, 2020

Speech cheers viewers, leaves questions unanswered

varadkarspeech.jpg After delivering an inspirational but ultimately vacuous speech on the implications of the Coronavirus crisis, the caretaker 26 County Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been urged to take more practical action to protect lives and livelihoods across Ireland.

Published March 20, 2020

Genuine unity urged as crisis grows

mcdonaldglove.jpg A national government of unity could bring help to those in need during the current health crisis, Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has said.

Published March 20, 2020

The centenary of an Irish martyr

tomasmaccurtain.jpg A tribute to Tomás Mac Curtain, Cork Lord Mayor, who was born on 20 March 1884 and died on the same date in 1920, shot dead in his home.

Published March 20, 2020

Fine Gael clings to power while virus takes hold

protestpbp.jpg Several hundred people took to the streets of Dublin last weekend to object to a Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael coalition plan to remain in power. Many expressed concern that Ireland’s two right-wing parties are attempting to form the next government under the cloak of the coronavirus.

Published March 13, 2020

Deliver a government of change

varadkarmartin.jpg A comment on the recent efforts to form a coalition government in Dublin by John Bandon.

Published March 13, 2020

SF support jumps again but party still faces exclusion

pollsf35.jpg A new poll putting Sinn Féin support at an unprecedented 35% in the 26 Counties has added to public pressure for Mary Lou McDonald’s party to be involved in the next coalition government in Dublin despite the refusal of the leaders of Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael to countenance the idea.

Published March 6, 2020

What next for Sinn Féin?

sftds.jpg Would you like to see Sinn Féin in government in the south? Or would they do better to form the opposition in the Dáil?

Published March 6, 2020

A State in limbo as political elite panic

nazisfrally.jpg Efforts by the establishment in Dublin to demonise Sinn Féin have reached unprecedented levels in the aftermath of their performance in the 26 County general election, with politicians going so far as to compare a series of Sinn Féin public meetings to the Nuremburg rallies of Nazi Germany.

Published February 28, 2020

Smears fly as reaction carnival continues

drewharrishat.jpg Efforts by the right in Ireland to counter and undermine Sinn Féin’s advance in the recent 26 County general election have reached extraordinary levels of desperation following an intervention by the Garda police Commissioner, Drew Harris.

Published February 21, 2020

‘Dirty tricks’ creating confusion and fear

martinfinuwindow.jpg Attempts are being made to engineer further division among republicans after bogus claims emerged that the New IRA is planning to attack members of Sinn Féin.

Published February 21, 2020

Britain looking for Irish exit, claims report

economist.jpg A magazine described as one of the English language’s most influential publications has dedicated its latest issue to the debate around Irish unity.

Published February 21, 2020