Tag Archives: the Troubles

Collusion – Britain’s Shameful Record on Human Rights

by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams from his blog Léargas The British establishment knows something about hypocrisy and brass-necked politics. Especially when it comes to Ireland. This week was a case in point. The British media extensively covered the celebration … Continue reading

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Paul Hill says Guildford Four were abandoned by Irish governments

[From Irish Central ] An emotional Paul Hill has told Irish radio that previous Irish governments did nothing to support the Guildford Four and others, including the Birmingham Six, in their fight to clear their names. Conlon died in Belfast on … Continue reading

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Celebrate Irish History

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hosted a two night Irish History and Cultural event on May 20th and 21st at the IBEW Local 3 Union Hall in Queens New York. There were enthusiastic audiences of  more than 200 members of the Union … Continue reading

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War is Hell Gerry Adams Tells Maureen Dowd in NY Times

Gerry Adams has stated that anyone who thinks war is glamorous is deeply mistaken and this generation in Ireland must bring an end to conflict once and for all. Speaking to columnist Maureen Dowd in today’s New York Times, Adams … Continue reading

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Armed resistance was only path many saw open following attacks on Civil Rights Movement – Adams

Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams TD has said that following the introduction of internment without trial in the North in 1971, armed resistance was the only path that many saw open to them, adding that this included members of the … Continue reading

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MEP’s hear first hand accounts on British State Collusion in the murders of citizens in Ireland

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson described the visit to Brussels this week by a 30 strong delegation of family members, Lawyers, Pat Finucane Centre ( PfC), Relatives for Justice (RfJ) and campaign groups this week as an awakening for MEP’s … Continue reading

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Adams calls for rational, mature and measured Dáil debate on legacy issues

Speaking during Leaders Questions in the Dáil this morning Sinn Féin President and Louth TD Gerry Adams raised the issue of truth recovery and reconciliation following the remarks of the north’s Attorney General John Larkin. The Sinn Féin leader urged … Continue reading

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