02 October 2018
Fifty years ago this week an attack on a Derry civil rights march led to one of the biggest revolts against British rule in Northern Ireland. Simon Basketter tells the story
02 October 2018
The week after the Derry events Socialist Worker ran a front page story by Eamonn McCann. We reproduce an abridged version below
17 July 2018
Rioting broke out around the annual expression of sectarianism in Northern Ireland.
11 June 2018
Pressure is growing on politicians for reform of draconian abortion law in Northern Ireland, reports Sarah Bates
05 June 2018
Activists protested outside parliament on Tuesday.
04 June 2018
Why isn’t Northern Ireland in Ireland?
29 May 2018
Irish voters delivered a landslide two to one vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and liberalise abortion laws last Saturday.
26 May 2018
The result was conclusive. Over 66 percent voted Yes to repeal the anti-abortion clause in the constitution.
22 May 2018
Sinead is one of tens of thousands of women who have been forced to leave Ireland to access abortion services.
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
16 December 2017
Sean McParland's killer was working as a paid Special Branch agent when he pulled the trigger.
05 December 2017
The leaders of the bigoted Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) relished their power over Theresa May’s government this week.
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.”
04 November 2017
Six Catholic men were murdered in a rural Northern Ireland pub in 1994. Who was responsible?
24 October 2017
Poorer women in Northern Ireland who come to England to have an abortion will now be able to claim money for travel and accommodation.
16 October 2017
United struggle can help beat sectarianism—but alone it isn’t enough. That’s the message of an important new book about the 1932 Outdoor Relief Riots in Belfast, writes Colm Bryce
10 October 2017
Rupert Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers apologised in court and agreed to pay damages to a former army officer whose computer and emails were hacked.
01 August 2017
British newspapers were furious at a bomb maker who was jailed on terror charges last week.
04 July 2017
The government has been forced to allow women from Northern Ireland to access free abortions in England