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BY the high summer of 1969, the Six-County state was like a powder keg ready to explode. The events of a few weeks in July and August were to change the course of Irish history.
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President of Sinn Fein Mary Lou Mc Donald deeply regrets the news of the death of Cormach Murrihy in New York last week.
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At this week's Finance Committee, Sinn Féin's Pearse Doherty single handedly cut through the spin from insurance industry CEO's and their claims that fraud is the main factor driving up insurance premiums.
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IRISH republicans Peter Barnes and James McCormick were hanged in Winson Green Prison in Birmingham on 7 February 1940. They were buried in the prison ground and plain crosses with only their initials marked the graves. It took nearly 30 years before relatives were allowed to reclaim their bodies.
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LMFM radio station has unreservedly apologised to Louth SinnFéin TD Gerry Adams for false and inaccurate statements which it broadcastearlier this year. In a statement, the Drogheda-based radio station said it“unreservedly retracts these false statements which we acknowledge should nothave been broadcast in the first place” and apologised to Gerry Adams. The original comments were…
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Trade unionists and local republicans gathered in the Bogside on Saturday to remember the life of Derry trade unionist and campaigner, James McCarron.
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ANULSTER unionist senator has criticised Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil over what hesays is a hypocritical attitude to Sinn Féin in the South. Senator IanMarshall made the remarks in an interview with the Sunday Times. Speaking toreporter Justine McCarthy, he said: “I neverrealised the hatred that exists in Leinster House for Sinn Féin.” Marshall wenton…
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Writing in his latest blog for An Phoblacht, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney said Irish citizenship, identity and language rights are essential to power sharing.
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A woodland clearing in a forest, in Co Westmeath, on a Saturday in June may seem an unlikely venue for a United Ireland debate
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JAMES CLARENCE MANGAN, journalist, poet and Young Irelander, was born in Fishamble Street, Dublin in May 1803.

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