[Irish Republican News]

Monday, May 20, 2019

[Irish Republican News]

EURO ELECTION COULD MAKE HISTORY

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Sinn Féin’s European election candidate in the Six Counties, Martina Anderson, clashed with hardline unionist Jim Allister on live television as campaigning for the European elections to be held across Ireland reached a climax.

Paras praised for shooting ‘anything that moves’

joanconnollyparas.jpg A former member of the British Army’s Parachute Regiment has admitted that anyone on the streets of Ballymurphy in west Belfast during the introduction of internment was considered to be associated with the IRA and liable to be shot.

Rally calls for an end to the housing nightmare

raisetheroof1905.jpg Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Dublin city centre for a protest today [Saturday] as reports shows that homelessness has reached a new record, and that Irish rental housing and the cost of living are more expensive than ever.

1950s IRA veteran questioned as British plan amnesty

mickryan.jpg A former Official IRA Volunteer has been questioned about an attack on the British Crown Forces which took place almost 60 years ago after he wrote a historic account of the incident.

New cover-up as MI5’s plan for Special Branch withheld

johnmorton.jpg An MI5 report on policing compiled at the height of the conflict in the early 1970s must remain secret, a British official has ruled.

Saoradh concern as ‘Press’ camera crew joins PSNI raid

mediaraid.jpg Saoradh has raised a number of questions after members of the media appeared to pro-actively take part in a PSNI police raid on the homes of republicans in Derry last week.

Optimism urged for new talks process

talks1905.jpg Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said she believes an agreement can be reached after round-table five-party talks began in Belfast this week for the first time in more than a year.

Horrific details of Para depravity

thorntonadams.jpg A former British soldier, who has written about his experiences in the Parachute Regiment, has said the skull of one of their victims was used as an ashtray by members of the regiment after he was shot dead.

Para banners mock victims

parabanners.jpg The proliferation of loyalist banners supporting killer British Army soldiers has been denounced as a hate crime.

Saoradh leader ‘targeted by MI5’

mellon.jpg The offices of political party Saoradh in Derry have once again been raided as MI5 are reportedly under orders to ‘bring down’ Thomas Ashe Mellon, a 43-year-old republican activist who is a leading figure in the party.

Family seek documents related to British murder weapon

henrycunningham.jpg The family of a County Donegal teenager murdered by loyalists in 1973 ago has started a legal action over suspected Crown Force collusion surrounding his killing.

Three-volley salute for IRA veteran

pepefuneral.jpg Former members of the Provisional IRA are understood to have fired a volley of shots in memory of their comrade Peter ‘Pepe’ Rooney, who was buried last Wednesday after a lengthy battle with cancer.

45th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

dublinmonaghancommem19.jpg Flowers have been laid at a memorial for the victims of the Dublin-Monaghan bombings - as victims’ families and survivors called for full disclosure of all sensitive documents relating to the atrocities.

‘We made history in a small but significant way’

mccloskeyelected.jpg With days to go before its first local election in the 26 Counties, Aontú’s first elected councillor, Dr Anne McCloskey, looks at a critical point in the establishment of Ireland’s newest republican political party.

Loughgall Martyrs - 32 years

loughgall600.jpg This week marks the 32nd anniversary of the Loughgall Martyrs, eight volunteers of the Irish Republican Army who died in a gun battle commenced by ambush by British occupation forces in the village of Loughgall, Armagh.

Grasp the nettle

mackeyronan.jpg An oration delivered to this year’s Ronan MacLochlainn Commemoration by Mr Francis Mackey, National Chairman of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement.

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