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Government have underestimated Irish Water protestors at their peril – McDonald

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald TD spoke today at the Right2Water mass rally, highlighting the government’s mistake in underestimating the strength of opposition against Irish Water. Deputy McDonald said: “Irish Water has been one fiasco after the other. … Continue reading

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“Celebrating O’Donovan Rossa – A continuum of struggle”: Gerry Adams

by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams In February Sinn Féin launched our national campaign to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising. It was and is a first class programme which included a re-enactment of the funeral of veteran Fenian … Continue reading

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Fianna Fáil doesn’t represent Republican ideals – Cllr Chris Andrews

Responding this afternoon to remarks made by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, Sinn Féin’s candidate for the Dublin Bay South constituency at the next general election, Cllr. Chris Andrews said: “Micheál Martin’s desperate attempts to try and make Fianna Fáil … Continue reading

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Joan Burton has betrayed the men and women of 1916 – Mary Lou McDonald TD

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald has accused Joan Burton and the Labour Party of betraying the men and women of 1916. Speaking at an Easter Commemoration in Arbour Hill in Dublin today Deputy McDonald said; “It was James … Continue reading

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1 pm on December 10th – International Human Rights Day – Join a National Assembly outside Dail Eireann.

 Right2Water is a citizens’ campaign. We believe that water is a human right, and we are seeking the abolition of domestic water charges. Water charges: Still unfair Water is a basic human need, and our human right to water must … Continue reading

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Sinn Fein Wins Big in Ireland: Revolt Against Austerity upends Irish Politics

Last week, elections for all the local councils and for the European Parliament in both parts of Ireland upended the monopoly of the three establishment parties which have dominated Ireland for nine decades. Sinn Féin made huge, dramatic gains, and … Continue reading

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Percy Shelley’s Irish Poetry

Some poetic inspiration from a sympathetic Irish patriot, Percy Shelley, who said “although an Englishman, I feel for Ireland.” Shelley celebrated St Patrick’s Day in Dublin in 1812, when he travelled there to meet Daniel O’Connell and organize the veterans … Continue reading

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