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The north of Ireland appears set for an extended period of unionist protest after an event took place on Friday night at the Ulster Hall, the latest in a series of meetings organised by loyalists which have echoed with the word ‘betrayal’.

Published December 7, 2019



CIRA claims Belfast attack

militarygrenade.jpg The Continuity IRA has claimed responsibility for a grenade attack on the PSNI in west Belfast last Wednesday.

Published December 7, 2019



Housing failure undermining government - FG TD

homelessboy.jpg Eoghan Murphy has started a rot which is spreading through the government, according to one of his colleagues, after the Minister for Housing narrowly survived a motion of no confidence.

Published December 7, 2019



Westminster election 2019 - constituency profiles

candidates.jpg A snapshot of the 18 constituencies ahead of Thursday’s Westminster general election.

Published December 7, 2019



By-election victory may mark turnaround for Sinn Féin

wardelected.jpg Sinn Féin’s candidate Mark Ward has been elected to the Dáil following a poll-topping result in the Dublin Mid-West by-election which could represent a change in fortunes for the party following the setback of the local elections in the 26 Counties.

Published November 30, 2019



Finucane rises above ‘gutter politics’

finucanedetermined.jpg Representatives of the unionist paramilitary UDA have openly called for a vote for the DUP to ensure “no abstentionist MPs [Sinn Féin] are elected, nor their cohorts in the SDLP”.

Published November 30, 2019



Pre-Christmas talks expected at Stormont

stormontstatue600.jpg Efforts to restore Stormont following the Westminster election on December 12 have accelerated despite election campaigning.

Published November 30, 2019



Polls on Irish unity are only heading in one direction

ashcroftpoll.jpg Unless you have been living under a rock, you can’t but have noticed that the prospect of Irish reunification has been gaining ground these past three years.

Published November 30, 2019



Sinister UDA figures behind hate banners

finucanebanner2.jpg Unionist banners have been erected by the UDA targeting the family of Pat Finucane, the Belfast defence lawyer who in 1989 was assassinated by a UDA paramilitary death squad in collusion with British military intelligence.

Published November 23, 2019



Sinn Féin appeals for unity agenda at Ard Fheis

sfaf19end.jpg Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has urged the Dublin government to convene a forum on Irish unity ahead of a border poll within the next five years.

Published November 23, 2019



Racism button pushed ahead of by-elections in South

racists.jpg Fine Gael has been branded a “safe house for right-wing politics” after a series of controversies over bigotry, including a by-election candidate who claimed asylum seekers need to be “deprogrammed” when they seek refuge in Ireland.

Published November 23, 2019



Sinn Féin Presidential Address Ard Fheis 2019

mcdonaldsfaf19.jpg The full text of the address by Mary Lou McDonald to the Sinn Féin annual party conference in Derry last weekend.

Published November 23, 2019



DUP hypocrisy amid poster war

19wmelecposters.jpg Sinn Féin has accused the DUP of forming electoral alliances with active paramilitaries and demonising republicans and nationalists in an attempt to provide itself with cover.

Published November 16, 2019



Brexit distorts Westminster election campaign

fosterbroadcast.jpg The DUP has been accused of treating Brexit like an “embarrassing relative” by failing to make any mention of it in the party’s election broadcast for next month’s Westminster poll.

Published November 16, 2019



Johnson pledges war crimes amnesty

boristayto.jpg A Tory vow to amend British law to protect former British soldiers from prosecutions relating to their crimes in the north of Ireland has been condemned as an attempt to use the conflict in Ireland for electoral gain.

Published November 16, 2019



Westminster election could clear way for Stormont - SF

oneillsfaf19.jpg The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis has heard this weekend that the Stormont Assembly could be restored in the New Year.

Published November 16, 2019



Address to Saoradh Ard Fheis

saoradhaf19.jpg The following is the address by Saoradh chairperson Brian Kenna to the party’s annual conference in Newry last weekend.

Published November 16, 2019



UDA threat alters election contest

stittfoster.jpg A decision by the Ulster Unionist Party to stand aside in North Belfast following loyalist threats of violence has been condemned, despite the insistence of the party’s new leader Steve Aiken that the move was not connected to the threats.

Published November 9, 2019



One pact follows another as Remainers bid for change

greensfsedlp.jpg An SDLP decision to stand aside in north Belfast as a result of the UUP’s pact with the DUP in the constituency has triggered a reciprocal arrangement with Sinn Féin which now also includes the Green Party.

Published November 9, 2019



By-elections bring test for republican politics in South

pollingstation2.jpg Four by-elections in the 26 Counties are to go ahead on 29 November -- two in Dublin, one in Cork and one in Wexford. The by-elections follow the recent election of four TDs to the European Parliament, requiring them to relinquish their seats at Leinster House.

Published November 9, 2019


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