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May 23, 2024

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Ireland backs freedom and statehood for Palestine

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Ireland is leading the cause of peace in Palestine by becoming one of the first European nations to recognise the state in the face of the Israeli genocide.

Published May 23, 2024



Tyrone man feared he would be shot over IRA claim

armedpoliceengland.jpg A Saoradh member from Tyrone working in England has described how the taxi he was travelling in was rammed by masked British police and he was then forcibly dragged from the vehicle at gunpoint before being bundled into a van.

Published May 16, 2024



‘Troublemaker’ journalists subjected to routine surveillance

journosipt.jpg The PSNI police carries out ‘industrial scale’ spying on journalists in the North of Ireland by trawling their phone data to see who they are in contact with, it has emerged.

Published May 9, 2024



A legacy of collusion and cover-up

justiceprotest0524.jpg New British legislation has been described as an “obscenity” as investigations and inquests into war crimes in the north of Ireland were cruelly terminated at midnight on Tuesday.

Published May 2, 2024



Bittersweet vindication for Stardust families

stardustinquest.jpg The 26 County state has finally acknowledged a multi-generational trauma it inflicted on a community following a verdict of “unlawful killing” for all those who died in the Stardust Ballroom fire.

Published April 25, 2024



Waffling Harris urges people to ‘get to know each other’

simonharris1200c.jpg Sinn Féin vice president Michelle O’Neill has warned the new 26 County Taoiseach Simon Harris that he cannot ‘hide his head’ in the sand on Irish unification.

Published April 18, 2024



New Taoiseach goes AWOL

harriswave.jpg Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has hit out at the new 26 County Taoiseach Simon Harris for failing to attend parliament following his election to the premiership of the state.

Published April 11, 2024



Uneasy peace as New IRA message delivered

derryeaster24.jpg The New IRA has vowed to continue its armed campaign in an Easter message.

Published April 4, 2024



A system of injustice exposed again

colinduffy1200.jpg A ten-year, ten million pound effort to lock up three prominent republicans has ended in failure with Colin Duffy and Henry Fitzsimons both found not guilty.

Published March 28, 2024



Resignation betrays crisis at heart of coalition

varadkarout.jpg The Dublin government is reeling from the sudden announcement of Leo Varadkar’s departure as Taoiseach and is under immense pressure to allow the voters of the 26 Counties to choose his successor.

Published March 21, 2024



Kenova – a £40m whitewash for a dirty war

kenova.jpg A seven-year police investigation into the role of the British state’s deadliest spy within the Provisional IRA has uncovered little new information, defended his handlers and failed to deliver a single prosecution against those who operated the serial-killing double-agent.

Published March 14, 2024



Inquest collapsed by state cover-up

browncollapse.jpg Orders by British state agencies to suppress information about their role in the 1997 murder of Gaelic sports official Sean Brown have led a coroner to abandon his inquest and call for a public inquiry instead.

Published March 7, 2024



Intervention sought for protest at Maghaberry

dermotburke.jpg Republican prisoner Dermot Burke is currently engaged in a dirty protest in Maghaberry jail after the prison regime there refused to transfer him to the republican wing at Roe House.

Published February 29, 2024



New poll confirms Six County majority for unity

ltpoll2402.jpg A clear majority of those living in the north of Ireland now support Irish reunification, according to the results of a new opinion poll, while most people under the age of 50 say they are ready to vote for unity in a referendum.

Published February 22, 2024



One of Kitson’s killer unit to face prosecution

mrfmcveigh.jpg A former British soldier is to be prosecuted for one of the first ‘shoot-to-kill’ targeted murders to be carried out by the British Army in the North.

Published February 15, 2024



No more second-class citizenship

oneillstormont.jpg History was made on Saturday when Michelle O’Neill became the first nationalist First Minister for the Six Counties and banished forever the concept of Stormont being ‘a Protestant parliament for a Protestant people’.

Published February 8, 2024



Brexit deal clears the way

donaldsonchh.jpg The DUP has secured significant concessions on Brexit and “safeguards” for the Union in return for agreeing to a return of the Stormont Assembly and Executive.

Published February 1, 2024



Donaldson battles ‘those who point the finger’

donaldsonpaisley.jpg A bid to revive power-sharing in the North of Ireland hangs in the balance following attempts by loyalists and their supporters in the media to sabotage a potential deal between the British government and the DUP.

Published January 25, 2024



‘Northern Ireland’ shuts down

stormontwalk.jpg Ahead of a huge one-day general strike over the failure to deliver backdated pay increases and funding for services, the North’s first minister designate, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill, has told the Stormont Assembly she fears the democratic institutions of the Good Friday Agreement are in “free fall”.

Published January 18, 2024



Scandal of housing crisis brought home

mollymalone.jpg The death of a homeless man of suspected hypothermia near one of Dublin’s main tourist attractions has refocused attention on the profound failure of the coalition government to tackle the homelessness and housing crises.

Published January 11, 2024

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