Sinn Fein is on a roll in the elections, keeping socialism alive, and uniting Ireland.
Getting in bed with Israeli apartheid is not a noble enterprise. Participating Irish universities should be ashamed.
Repression in Northern Ireland by Eugene Egan looks at the current detention without trial case of Martin Corey, and provides an historical sketch of British rule on the island.
Margaretta D’Arcy exemplifies the principle of right action. As the 79-year-old peace activist sits in Limerick prison for a 2012 protest at Shannon airport, her commitment to opposing use of Irish territory for U.S. military staging relies on international law–notably violated by both the Irish and U.S. governments.
The official inquiry into Bloody Sunday has confirmed that thirteen unarmed men were murdered by the British Army at the Derry civil rights march in 1972. Whether prosecutions by the Police Service of Northern Ireland will follow is anybody’s guess.
Eddie Stack, storyteller extraordinaire from County Clare, is back. God, I love his blog.