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16 08, 2017

CORK WELCOMES CHILDREN FROM THE GAZA STRIP

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On the 28th July, the Al Helal football club from Gaza travelled to Ireland for a 10 day visit. The visit was organised by Gaza Action Ireland as part of a respite programme that gives children time away from the region’s hostilities...

15 08, 2017

‘Two States – One System’ Does Not A Republic Make

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Irish Republicans should view with alarm, if not necessarily surprise, the recent musings of Sinn Féin opinion-shaper and party hack Jarlath Kearney on the future trajectory of constitutional change in Ireland...

10 08, 2017

WALK IN COMMEMORATION OF AHERN AND MCELWAIN

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On Saturday the 29th July the Matt Fitzpatrick 1916 Society held a very successful commemoration walk for Volunteers Seamus McElwain and Tony Ahern...

27 06, 2017

‘THE THREE VOLUNTEERS’ REMEMBERED IN OMAGH

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On Sunday 25th June, the Thomas Ashe Society held their fifth annual commemoration in remembrance of 'The Three Volunteers' – IRA Óglaigh Paddy Carty, Sean Loughran and Dermot Crowley – on the Gortin Road in Omagh...

2 06, 2017

THE ABOLITION OF POLITICAL PARTIES

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 In assessing what passes for politics in the North of Ireland, I often find myself in almost complete agreement (no mean feat) with Patrick Murphy’s weekly column in The Irish News...