08 May 2018
Files on the killings of a 15 year old and an 11 year old with plastic bullets by police in Northern Ireland have been sealed until 2059 and 2071 by the government.
03 March 2018
The village of Pettigo is nearly obliterated by a red line on maps of Ireland. Most of it lies in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland, but some is in Northern Ireland.
20 February 2018
A row over the Irish language has shone a light on the conflict that lies at the heart of Stormont
30 January 2018
Relatives of those killed in the Loughinisland massacre have welcomed a judge’s decision to voluntarily step aside from a case challenging a watchdog finding that police colluded with the killers
05 December 2017
The leaders of the bigoted Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) relished their power over Theresa May’s government this week.
02 December 2017
One hundred and fifty years ago, Irish revolutionaries carried out the largest terrorist attack in 19th century Britain.
28 November 2017
Jeremy Warner, an associate editor of the Daily Telegraph no less, wrote this week, “Ireland has poisoned UK politics and brought down governments for centuries.”
03 October 2017
Hundreds of pro-choice protesters gathered outside the Irish embassy in London last Saturday to demand abortion rights for women in Ireland.
02 October 2017
Irish women are still denied autonomy over their bodies and the right to choose.
20 June 2017
The Supreme Court has narrowly rejected an appeal demanding that women in Northern Ireland should receive free abortion services on the NHS in England.
13 June 2017
Simon Basketter looks at the brutal history of British imperialism in Ireland and the long-standing relationship between the Tories and Unionist bigots
23 May 2017
The right wing papers are going for Jeremy Corbyn for refusing to “condemn” the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA).
04 April 2017
Stories from the resistance to police violence in France, and solid strikes by Irish transport workers fighting pay cuts
14 March 2017
Protests for abortion rights and against sexist governments took place across the world to mark International Women’s Day
14 March 2017
Thousands took to the streets in Ireland on International Women's Day to demand a repeal of the 8th Amendment which makes abortion illegal in Ireland
28 February 2017
The Northern Ireland assembly at Stormont is heading for a period of “administrative devolution” following an election this Thursday, with the assembly operating without an executive.
14 February 2017
The 8th Amendment in Ireland makes abortion illegal but there is growing support for repeal and safe access to abortions
24 January 2017
New elections in Northern Ireland are an opportunity for ‘real, tangible change’ say candidates for People Before Profit
10 January 2017
The power sharing government in Northern Ireland has collapsed. Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness resigned as deputy first minister on Monday, triggering an election.
27 October 2016
People Before Profit TD (MP) Brid Smith challenged the Irish government to prosecute her for possessing tablets which can be used to cause an abortion.
She held up the tablets during a debate on a bill calling for a referendum to repeal the state’s anti-abortion constitutional amendment.