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New British govt urged to ‘get head out of the sand’

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Celebrations across Ireland at the demise of the Tories in the Westminster general election have given way to concern at the incoming British government under Keir Starmer, the leader of the party he refers to as ‘Changed Labour’.

Published July 11, 2024



Sinn Féin joy after Six County election boost

electioncullen.jpg The outcome of the Westminster election in the north of Ireland has confirmed the degree to which the political map has changed since the Good Friday Agreement was signed.

Published July 11, 2024



Changing electoral map shows need for border poll criteria

electionmap24.jpg By Sinn Féin retaining its seven seats and the DUP losing three of its eight, another historic electoral milestone was reached.

Published July 11, 2024



Flash: SF celebrate ‘election treble’; Starmer names new Direct Ruler

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Sinn Féin have called for talks on Irish unity with the new Labour government in London after it emerged from a tumultuous count as the largest Six County party in Westminster and the fifth largest party in the London parliament overall.

Published July 5, 2024



Flash: DUP suffer heavy losses

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The story of the Westminster election in the north of Ireland is one of upheaval within unionism amid the strong retention of all nationalist seats, leaving Sinn Féin by some distance the largest Irish party at Westminster.

Published July 5, 2024



Flash: Tories annihilated as British Labour win landslide - exit poll

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Labour will win a landslide victory in the Westminster general election, defeating the Conservative Party that has been in power since 2010, according to a comprehensive exit poll by a group of British broadcasters.

Published July 4, 2024



Election brings long-awaited political pivot

chhdonaldson.jpg A historic Westminster election has the potential to kill off the hated Conservative Party while confirming the decline of unionism in the north of Ireland.

Published July 4, 2024



British legacy body ‘spookfest’ condemned

sheridan.jpg Republican Sinn Fein have condemned the recruitment of an infamous former RUC police commander and four other ‘intelligence officers’ to run the British government’s ironically named ‘Independent Commission for Reconciliation and Information Recovery’.

Published July 4, 2024



Loyalists turn on themselves at east Belfast parade

sommeparade.jpg After steel fencing was once again used by the Crown Forces to allow the Orange Order hold a coat-trailing parade past a nationalist community, violence erupted when some of the heavily intoxicated loyalists turned on themselves.

Published July 4, 2024



Westminster election statements

oneillbrolly.jpg Election statements issued by the leaderships of Sinn Féin and Aontú for the 2024 Westminster General Election.

Published July 4, 2024



Unionist election hypocrisy called out

armedforcesday24.jpg Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has urged against “seizing on the hurt of the past” in the Westminster General Election campaign.

Published June 27, 2024



Green Party leader quits after election setback

ryanfunchionming.jpg The leader of the Irish Green Party, Eamon Ryan, has become the highest profile casualty of the European and local elections in the 26 Counties after he announced he is quitting politics.

Published June 20, 2024



Oration at funeral of Dr Ella O’Dwyer

ellaodwyer.jpg On Thursday, June 13 republicans from across Ireland gathered in County Tipperary to bid farewell to IRA Volunteer, Óglach Ella O’Dwyer, who passed away earlier this month.

Published June 20, 2024



Small gains, big questions

boylandaly.jpg A score of additional local councillors and the return of a European parliament seat for Dublin have offered comfort to Sinn Féin after a bruising election which has forced it to rethink its approach to the next 26 County general election.

Published June 13, 2024



Inaction again as paramilitary flags are raised

streetflags.jpg The sectarian intimidation of nationalists ahead of the Protestant marching season has raised fears of confrontations and violence.

Published June 13, 2024



Only months for Sinn Féin to find answers

mcdonaldrds24.jpg The council and Euro elections in the south were in some ways uncannily like those in 2019, but in other ways different.

Published June 13, 2024



Draw a line in the sand

votingstation.jpg Voters in the 26 Counties are being urged to back republican/left candidates in Friday’s elections to send a message to the coalition government and limit the damage from opportunistic anti-immigrant campaigners.

Published June 6, 2024



Crisp flavour is key election issue for unionists

taytoallister.jpg Desperate unionist politicians have made an election issue from an EU food safety measure which restricts the use of toxic flavourings in potato crisps.

Published June 6, 2024



Goodbye and good riddance to our Brexit hard men

heatonharrisbaker.jpg They imposed Brexit on the north, which the majority of people opposed, because neither of them knew anything about Ireland and cared less about the consequences.

Published June 6, 2024



Britain’s role in Gaza horror

britscargo.jpg Britain’s air force are taking part in genocidal war crimes directed against the civilian population of Gaza, it has emerged.

Published May 30, 2024