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# republicanism - Friday 19 May, 2017

Man in his 30s appears in court over dissident Republican activity
# Meath And Dublin
# Meath And Dublin

Man in his 30s appears in court over dissident Republican activity

May 19th 2017, 4:56 PM 8,232 Views 0 Comments

A second man remains in custody.

# republicanism - Friday 5 August, 2016

Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"
# Armagh
# Armagh

Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"

Aug 5th 2016, 9:10 PM 11,295 Views 35 Comments

Police said the items were in the “advanced stages of readiness”.

# republicanism - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Sinn Féin councillor clarifies that comments were not calling for a 'return to violence'
# Tony Mccaul
# Tony Mccaul

Sinn Féin councillor clarifies that comments were not calling for a 'return to violence'

Mar 8th 2016, 10:11 PM 23,806 Views 72 Comments

Tony McCaul made the comments over the weekend as part of a Facebook thread.

# republicanism - Friday 13 November, 2015

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator
# By-election
# By-election

Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator

Nov 13th 2015, 3:08 PM 30,907 Views 414 Comments

The abuse victim has won a seat on the Seanad’s Industrial and Commercial Panel.

# republicanism - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Republican councillor supported by TDs has jail sentence for graffiti overturned
# Activism
# Activism

Republican councillor supported by TDs has jail sentence for graffiti overturned

Jan 7th 2015, 5:04 PM 9,339 Views 73 Comments

Gary Donnelly had been sentenced to six months in jail for daubing an anti-internment slogan on Derry’s walls.

# republicanism - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Opinion: Mary Lou would elevate Sinn Féin to the political elite as party leader
# Something About Mary Lou
# Something About Mary Lou

Opinion: Mary Lou would elevate Sinn Féin to the political elite as party leader

Dec 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 90 Views 106 Comments

It’s obvious to observers on the side-line that it makes sense for Adams to step aside and make way for a leader who can elevate the party into the political establishment, south of the border.

# republicanism - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?

Nov 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 157 Views 139 Comments

It appears to be a case of ‘don’t mention the war’ in the corridors of power at Dáil Éireann when it comes to 1916.

# republicanism - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

12 men arrested at one house over violent dissident republican activity
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

12 men arrested at one house over violent dissident republican activity

Nov 11th 2014, 7:19 AM 8,944 Views 11 Comments

The men were arrested in Newry yesterday.

# republicanism - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Adams calls for left to unite, says: 'Sinn Féin will keep every commitment that we make'
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Adams calls for left to unite, says: 'Sinn Féin will keep every commitment that we make'

Feb 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 10,291 Views 134 Comments

In his address to the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis tonight, Gerry Adams hit out at a “toxic political culture” that he claimed was created by the partition of Ireland in the 1920s.

# republicanism - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims

Nov 27th 2013, 5:53 PM 9,922 Views 0 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader alleges that in a number of cases, the Republican movement did not alert authorities – instead, they decided to deal with the reports internally. Sinn Féin has criticised the remarks.

# republicanism - Friday 9 August, 2013

Shatter: IRA needs to cooperate with Garda investigation into prison officer killing
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Shatter: IRA needs to cooperate with Garda investigation into prison officer killing

Aug 9th 2013, 8:44 PM 6,221 Views 111 Comments

Gerry Adams confirmed earlier today that the IRA was responsible for the shooting dead of Brian Stack thirty years ago.

# republicanism - Monday 17 June, 2013

Man arrested over Republican activity as guns seized in Navan
# Republicanism
# Republicanism

Man arrested over Republican activity as guns seized in Navan

Jun 17th 2013, 10:12 AM 6,502 Views 10 Comments

Three pistols and assorted ammunition were seized in the raid at a business premises.

# republicanism - Friday 19 April, 2013

Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership
# Courts
# Courts

Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership

Apr 19th 2013, 1:36 PM 6,758 Views 24 Comments

Michael McKevitt fails in a bid to have his conviction overturned because of evidence obtained under an unconstitutional warrant.

# republicanism - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation
# Moore Street
# Moore Street

Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation

Apr 9th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,725 Views 23 Comments

Members back a report which urges Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan not to allow a full redevelopment of the site.

# republicanism - Friday 1 March, 2013

Two arrested after bomb-making equipment found in Kildare
# Kildare
# Kildare

Two arrested after bomb-making equipment found in Kildare

Mar 1st 2013, 11:54 AM 6,089 Views 4 Comments

Items associated with the manufacture of pipe bombs were found in a house in Newbridge yesterday evening.

# republicanism - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Aaron McKenna: This apology for Jerry McCabe’s death should not be slated
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: This apology for Jerry McCabe’s death should not be slated

Feb 2nd 2013, 7:45 AM 203 Views 175 Comments

You may not agree with Sinn Féin, but criticising Gerry Adams for apologising is pure political point-scoring.

# republicanism - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast

Jan 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 47 Views 84 Comments

Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.

# republicanism - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Column: Border poll? Frankly, now isn’t the time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Border poll? Frankly, now isn’t the time

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 99 Views 93 Comments

Calls for a vote on reunification betray an ignorance of the real issues affecting Ireland today, writes David McCann.

# republicanism - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral

Nov 20th 2012, 4:46 PM 9,969 Views 56 Comments

Gardaí investigating the discharge of firearms on September 8 arrested a man in his 40s this afternoon.

# republicanism - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Search for teenage IRA victim resumes at Co Monaghan bog
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Search for teenage IRA victim resumes at Co Monaghan bog

Sep 18th 2012, 9:44 AM 5,527 Views 22 Comments

Columba McVeigh, from Donaghmore in Co Tyrone, is believed to have been shot dead by the Provisional IRA in 1975.

# republicanism - Monday 17 September, 2012

Gerry Adams: 'Masquerading' paramilitary groups 'should go away'
# Paramilitaries
# Paramilitaries

Gerry Adams: 'Masquerading' paramilitary groups 'should go away'

Sep 17th 2012, 9:16 PM 10,809 Views 64 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has condemned the scenes at the funeral of Real IRA member Alan Ryan in Dublin over a week ago.

# republicanism - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Column: Why is Alan Ryan's funeral the face of republicanism?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is Alan Ryan's funeral the face of republicanism?

Sep 12th 2012, 7:00 AM 296 Views 83 Comments

If politicians don’t want the masked men marching in a funeral cortege to continue being seen as the real face of republicanism, writes David McCann, they need to change the conversation.

# republicanism - Monday 10 September, 2012

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor

Sep 10th 2012, 12:38 PM 19,626 Views 116 Comments

The Mayor added his voice to people who have spoken out against the paramilitary-style funeral in Dublin at the weekend.

# republicanism - Friday 22 June, 2012

Column: What we're seeing is a charade - Sinn Féin's decision is already made
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What we're seeing is a charade - Sinn Féin's decision is already made

Jun 22nd 2012, 12:57 PM 10 Views 23 Comments

Will Martin McGuinness meet the Queen? The real question is who the party wants to represent, writes David McCann.

# republicanism - Monday 11 June, 2012

Two arrested over discovery of bomb-making equipment in Mayo
# Arrests
# Arrests

Two arrested over discovery of bomb-making equipment in Mayo

Jun 11th 2012, 7:25 AM 2,623 Views 1 Comment

The components for bomb-making were recovered from a house in Claremorris on Saturday evening.

# republicanism - Saturday 26 May, 2012

'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans

May 26th 2012, 1:28 PM 3,092 Views 21 Comments

Elsewhere, the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney has heard speeches on the economy and emigration as it prepares to hear from president Gerry Adams later this evening.

# republicanism - Friday 25 May, 2012

McGuinness urges republican dialogue with unionists
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness urges republican dialogue with unionists

May 25th 2012, 10:08 PM 3,851 Views 82 Comments

“Ireland as a nation can only truly prosper if we are at peace with ourselves as a people,” McGuinness said at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis.

# republicanism - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Explainer: The Third Home Rule Bill is 100 years old today. What did it do?
# History Lesson
# History Lesson

Explainer: The Third Home Rule Bill is 100 years old today. What did it do?

Apr 11th 2012, 7:34 PM 7,429 Views 11 Comments

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the Third Home Rule Bill to Westminster. But what was it?

# republicanism - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Six arrested after Real IRA threats at 1916 commemoration
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Six arrested after Real IRA threats at 1916 commemoration

Apr 10th 2012, 8:32 AM 5,895 Views 33 Comments

Members of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement gathered to recall the 1916 Easter Rising in Derry yesterday.

# republicanism - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland
# United Ireland?
# United Ireland?

Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland

Apr 7th 2012, 1:50 PM 9,461 Views 232 Comments

The Sinn Féin president outlines seven points which he says can build popular support for reunification on both sides of the border.

# republicanism - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Referendum on united Ireland 'inevitable' - Adams
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Referendum on united Ireland 'inevitable' - Adams

Mar 10th 2012, 10:45 AM 7,474 Views 208 Comments

The Sinn Féin president hit out at the UK Northern Ireland secretary, who this week rejected the possibility for a “border poll” on the region’s status.

# republicanism - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Adams: Treaty runs 'contrary' to essence of Irish republicanism
# Republicanism
# Republicanism

Adams: Treaty runs 'contrary' to essence of Irish republicanism

Mar 3rd 2012, 2:59 PM 2,801 Views 62 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader addressed the Republican Youth Conference earlier today.

# republicanism - Sunday 22 January, 2012

McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'

Jan 22nd 2012, 6:25 PM 3,570 Views 32 Comments

The Sinn Féin figure said the Queen’s behaviour during her visit to Ireland had “made an impact” on him.

# republicanism - Thursday 5 January, 2012

English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview
# Rose Dugdale
# Rose Dugdale

English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview

Jan 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 24,991 Views 23 Comments

Dugdale became radicalised in 1970s and joined IRA, carrying out botched bombing and Russborough House art heist.

# republicanism - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Cameron rules out inquiry into 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Cameron rules out inquiry into 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor

Oct 11th 2011, 5:47 PM 377 Views 10 Comments

The British government rules out an inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, after his family met with David Cameron today.

# republicanism - Friday 19 August, 2011

Republican prisoner Brendan Lillis set free from prison
# Lillis
# Lillis

Republican prisoner Brendan Lillis set free from prison

Aug 19th 2011, 8:33 AM 728 Views 2 Comments

The former IRA member’s partner has told of her joy after Mr Lillis, who is seriously ill, was released in the North.

# republicanism - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Republican supporters occupy Alliance Party HQ in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Republican supporters occupy Alliance Party HQ in Belfast

Aug 11th 2011, 11:50 AM 406 Views 1 Comment

A number of people are reported to have staged a demonstration at the building in a protest over prison conditions.

# republicanism - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Gallery: The alternative history of the Troubles
# Scrapbook
# Scrapbook

Gallery: The alternative history of the Troubles

Jul 30th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,547 Views 0 Comments

Machine-gun Christmas cards, underwear parties and a singing Ian Paisley: take a look at these snapshots of the conflict’s unseen side.

# republicanism - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store
# T-shirt
# T-shirt

Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store

Jul 20th 2011, 9:30 AM 4,938 Views 34 Comments

A t-shirt showing silhouettes dancing at the Iron Lady’s grave is withdrawn, after being slammed by Unionist politicians.

# republicanism - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Five arrests in Cork in dissident republicanism probe
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Five arrests in Cork in dissident republicanism probe

Jul 19th 2011, 9:13 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

Men aged between their 20s and 50s are arrested after coordinated searches across Cork City this morning.

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