New IRA issue New Year’s Statement


There is an old tradition of issuing New Year’s Statements in Irish Republicanism. Around New Year, the various Irish republican organisations issue statements. [Read More…]

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Operation Arbacia Clamps Down On Saoradh

For a German translation published by Lower Class Magazine, see here.

On Friday morning, a tenth member of the radical Irish republican party Saoradh was arrested in Glasgow and the car of an activist seized by the PSNI in East Tyrone. [Read More…]

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Interview: ‘If we want LGBTQ liberation, we must support Irish liberation’

This is an interview I did with the republican LGBTQ activist Seán Óg Garland from Belfast on the need to combine the struggle for national and LGBTQ liberation in Ireland.

Me: Seán, can you tell me who you are and what your politics are
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IRA Easter Statement 2020 appears in Derry


On Easter Monday morning, an Easter statement issued by “the Irish Republican Army” and signed “T. O’Neill” appeared in Derry. [Read More…]

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Óglaigh na hÉireann statement on the death of Seamus McGrane

aseamus.jpgFollowing statement was issued to this page through a third party for immediate release ahead of the funeral of Republican veteran Seamus McGrane tomorrow, Tuesday, May 28, 2019.
“The leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann send condolences to the family of Óglach Seamus ‘Shay’ McGrane on the tragic news of his untimely death in Portlaoise prison. Seamus was a founding member of Óglaigh na hÉireann and its first Chief-of-Staff, he led from the front at all times and his guidance through difficult times was invaluable.
“He will be sadly missed by us all, and we will forever hold his comradeship and friendship dear. [Read More…]

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The re-interment of Paddy McGrath in 1948 – notes from Ruairí Ó Brádaigh

In December 2017, the National Graves Association launched a campaign to reinter the remains of the National Invincibles, currently buried in Kilmainham Gaol and give them a dignified burial in Glasnevin Cemetery. Since the formation of the Irish Freestate, re-interments of Irish republicans were nothing unusual. [Read More…]

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Saoradh and the „onslaught of harassment” in Derry – the numbers

On Thursday morning, May 9, again three houses were raided, and four people arrested under terrorism legislation in Derry. The four males, aged 15, 18, 38, 51, were taken to the Serious Crime Suite in Musgrave Station. [Read More…]

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Video: Saoradh Easter commemoration 2019

gpo-small.jpgI received some of the video footage removed from the internet by representatives of Saoradh. While some people will disagree with my decision, I decided to upload the video footage. [Read More…]

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Book review: Irish Republican media activism

How to inform supporters and the public about its political ideology is a regular point of discussion for all political organisations; even more so for radical organisations who cannot rely on the mainstream media for spreading their message. This is particularly true for Irish Republican organisations that developed a critical analysis of the peace process. [Read More…]

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Former Irish Republican prisoner receives chilling warning. Why?

Over the past few days, graffiti emerged in parts of West Belfast, sending out a shivering message to former Irish Republican prisoner Danny McClean. One of these messages appeared on a gable wall on Lenadoon Avenue saying: “Danny McClean UDR RIP.”

In early January, McClean’s stood trial for IRA memberships charges, accused of being a member of the paramilitary group Óglaigh na hÉireann. [Read More…]

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