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# republican - Friday 5 September, 2014

California to become first US state to ban plastic bags

Under the Californian legislation, single-use plastic bags would disappear from grocery stores and pharmacies from 1 July, 2015.

# republican - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Major police operation in Belfast as anti-internment march hits the city

Dozens of officers were injured last year in loyalist rioting after the march.

# republican - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Pictures: President and British royal heckled by dissidents at unveiling of monument to war dead Ww1

Pictures: President and British royal heckled by dissidents at unveiling of monument to war dead

President Higgins was unveiling a Cross of Sacrifice to the war dead of Ireland — the first of its kind to be erected in the State.

# republican - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Hopes of getting through marching season 'without public disorder on our streets'

Unionist parties walked out of Stormont over a decision on a contentious parade route earlier this week.

# republican - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# republican - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Adams: 'I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash'

He has denied warning the son of Jean McConville of a ‘backlash’ if he revealed the names of who he believes to have killed his mother.

# republican - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

# republican - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Edna strikes again: US politician Paul Ryan misspells Taoiseach's name in tweet

Former US vice presidential nominee repeats mistake made by the New York Times in 2011.

# republican - Monday 24 February, 2014

Detectives appeal for 'information, not speculation' over Real IRA killing

Former republican prisoner Kieran Doherty was shot and left on the outskirts of Derry four years ago. The Real IRA claimed responsibility.

# republican - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Arrest over 2012 shooting of Derry man who had fled to Donegal

Andrew Allen was shot dead by ‘Republican Action Against Drugs’. His family have always denied he was involved in drug dealing.

# republican - Friday 20 December, 2013

Three men arrested for dissident republican activity in Dundalk

Gardaí said the arrests were made as part of a cross border operation with the PSNI.

# republican - Monday 18 November, 2013

Teenager 'in a stable condition' after being shot in legs in Coleraine

Matthew Campbell was shot after a gang forced their way into a house in a staunchly loyalist area of Coleraine.

# republican - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Adams: I have never shirked my responsibility on issue of 'The Disappeared'

Adams pointed out that nine bodies have been recovered and the sites of four of the six remaining bodies have been identified as a result of work that he was involved in.

# republican - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Gerry Adams never led secret inquiry into Sinn Féin/IRA sexual abuse - SF

Gerry Adams said an article which says he led the covert internal inquiry was “scurrilous”.

# republican - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Defence Forces celebrate birthday of Michael Collins

Visitors to the barracks in Cork will have an opportunity to see armoured fighting vehicles including the ‘Sliabh na mBan’, which accompanied Collins at the Béal na mBláth ambush in 1922.

# republican - Thursday 10 October, 2013

'IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast murder

Kevin Kearney’s believed to have been killed on Tuesday. His body was found in a city park yesterday afternoon.

# republican - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Man arrested over 1976 sectarian killing ‘released unconditionally’

It was second arrest to be made this year in connection with the shooting of 26-year-old Paul McNally outside a bookmakers in north Belfast.

# republican - Friday 9 August, 2013

'Call off' the Republican parade in Tyrone urges Villiers

She made the comments after a meeting with representatives of the Derg Valley Victims’ Voice opposed to the parade.

# republican - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Man in early 20s arrested over 2007 killing of Paul Quinn in Monaghan

The 21-year-old was beaten to death by a gang of masked men at a barn in Tullycora. Members of the IRA are believed to have been behind the attack.

# republican - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him

A United States government committee discussed a bill this week which would rename the Exclusive Economic Zone after the former President.

# republican - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do

The toxin ricin is feared – with good reason.

# republican - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Eight men due in court in relation to dissident republican activity

Eight men were arrested following a garda raid of a commercial premises in Clondalkin, after which a loaded firearm was seized.

# republican - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Two men due in court after discovery of bomb-making equipment

The two men were arrested on 28 February following the search of a house in Newbridge, Co Kildare.

# republican - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Column: Who were the greatest and worst US presidents - and why?

On the eve of Obama’s second inauguration, Felix M Larkin looks at what it takes to be considered a great president – and why it matters.

# republican - Monday 14 January, 2013

Arrest in Limerick over dissident republican activity

A man in his 40s is being detained at Henry Street Garda station following the search of a house this morning.

# republican - Friday 21 December, 2012

National Library releases documents from Roger Casement's incarceration

Materials include portraits, documents relating to the degradation of his knighthood and touching letters to his family in the final days before his execution.

# republican - Friday 7 December, 2012

'Viable' homemade bomb found in Northern Ireland

Four men were arrested by police investigating dissident republican activity after the explosive device was discovered last night.

# republican - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House

This will be the first time the two will have met since the election. What will they talk about?

# republican - Friday 9 November, 2012

Obama campaign says it won Florida vote

Mitt Romney’s campaign team earlier conceded that the Republican presidential nominee lost Florida’s votes to President Barack Obama.

# republican - Monday 5 November, 2012

Two men arrested in David Black murder probe released without charge

The two men were arrested last week in connection with the killing of the 52-year-old prison officer last Thursday morning.

# republican - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Poll finds Irish American voters leaning towards Obama - but only just

The IrishCentral poll found 51 per cent of Irish American voters plan to vote for Barack Obama with 48 per cent leaning towards Mitt Romney.

# republican - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Both White House campaigns: We're winning

Is somebody in the White House race being economical with the truth? A look at how the US presidential race stands right now.

# republican - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate

Ding ding ding! Tonight Barack Obama and Mitt Romney battle it out over foreign policy in the final US presidential of the election. Let’s see what happens.

# republican - Thursday 11 October, 2012

US politician criticised for saying "some girls rape easy"

Republican representative for Wisconsin Roger Rivard said his father had warned him that women could agree to sex but then later claim it was not consensual.

# republican - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad Yellow Peril This post contains videos

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

# republican - Sunday 7 October, 2012

US Congressman: evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell" Science This post contains videos

US Congressman: evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell"

Republican politician Paul Broun from Georgia, who sits on the US government’s science committee, said he believes the earth is les than 9,000 years old.

# republican - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

# republican - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates You're No Jack Kennedy This post contains videos

Ahead of Obama vs Romney: Top 5 moments from US presidential debates

Obama and Romney will go head to head for the first time in a presidential debate tonight – but here’s 5 stand-out moments from previous presidential races.

# republican - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Gerry Adams tells Enda Kenny: stop bringing up the IRA

The Taoiseach has called on Gerry Adams to admit that he was a member of the IRA – but Gerry Adams says the Taoiseach is just creating a distraction from the James Reilly story.

# republican - Friday 21 September, 2012

Romney releases more tax returns, paid 14.1 per cent tax rate last year

The Republican candidate for the US presidency also promised to release a summary of the taxes he paid between 1990 and 2009.