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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Republicanism

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# meath and dublin
Man in his 30s appears in court over dissident Republican activity
A second man remains in custody.
# Armagh
Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"
Police said the items were in the “advanced stages of readiness”.
# tony mccaul
Sinn Féin councillor clarifies that comments were not calling for a 'return to violence'
Tony McCaul made the comments over the weekend as part of a Facebook thread.
# By-election
Joan Burton lashes 'online warriors' as Mairia Cahill becomes a Labour senator
The abuse victim has won a seat on the Seanad’s Industrial and Commercial Panel.
# Activism
Republican councillor supported by TDs has jail sentence for graffiti overturned
Gary Donnelly had been sentenced to six months in jail for daubing an anti-internment slogan on Derry’s walls.
Opinion: Mary Lou would elevate Sinn Féin to the political elite as party leader
It’s obvious to observers on the side-line that it makes sense for Adams to step aside and make way for a leader who can elevate the party into the political establishment, south of the border.
Column: Why is the Government afraid of celebrating 1916?
It appears to be a case of ‘don’t mention the war’ in the corridors of power at Dáil Éireann when it comes to 1916.
# Dissidents
12 men arrested at one house over violent dissident republican activity
The men were arrested in Newry yesterday.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Adams calls for left to unite, says: 'Sinn Féin will keep every commitment that we make'
In his address to the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis tonight, Gerry Adams hit out at a “toxic political culture” that he claimed was created by the partition of Ireland in the 1920s.
# abuse claims
Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims
The Fianna Fáil leader alleges that in a number of cases, the Republican movement did not alert authorities – instead, they decided to deal with the reports internally. Sinn Féin has criticised the remarks.
# brian stack
Shatter: IRA needs to cooperate with Garda investigation into prison officer killing
Gerry Adams confirmed earlier today that the IRA was responsible for the shooting dead of Brian Stack thirty years ago.
# Republicanism
Man arrested over Republican activity as guns seized in Navan
Three pistols and assorted ammunition were seized in the raid at a business premises.
# Courts
Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership
Michael McKevitt fails in a bid to have his conviction overturned because of evidence obtained under an unconstitutional warrant.
# Moore Street
Dublin councillors back report calling for Moore Street preservation
Members back a report which urges Arts minister Jimmy Deenihan not to allow a full redevelopment of the site.
# Kildare
Two arrested after bomb-making equipment found in Kildare
Items associated with the manufacture of pipe bombs were found in a house in Newbridge yesterday evening.
Aaron McKenna: This apology for Jerry McCabe’s death should not be slated
You may not agree with Sinn Féin, but criticising Gerry Adams for apologising is pure political point-scoring.
Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast
Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.
Column: Border poll? Frankly, now isn’t the time
Calls for a vote on reunification betray an ignorance of the real issues affecting Ireland today, writes David McCann.
# alan ryan
Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral
Gardaí investigating the discharge of firearms on September 8 arrested a man in his 40s this afternoon.
# Disappeared
Search for teenage IRA victim resumes at Co Monaghan bog
Columba McVeigh, from Donaghmore in Co Tyrone, is believed to have been shot dead by the Provisional IRA in 1975.
# Paramilitaries
Gerry Adams: 'Masquerading' paramilitary groups 'should go away'
The Sinn Féin president has condemned the scenes at the funeral of Real IRA member Alan Ryan in Dublin over a week ago.
Column: Why is Alan Ryan's funeral the face of republicanism?
If politicians don’t want the masked men marching in a funeral cortege to continue being seen as the real face of republicanism, writes David McCann, they need to change the conversation.
# alan ryan
Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor
The Mayor added his voice to people who have spoken out against the paramilitary-style funeral in Dublin at the weekend.
Column: What we're seeing is a charade - Sinn Féin's decision is already made
Will Martin McGuinness meet the Queen? The real question is who the party wants to represent, writes David McCann.
# Arrests
Two arrested over discovery of bomb-making equipment in Mayo
The components for bomb-making were recovered from a house in Claremorris on Saturday evening.
# Sinn Féin
'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans
Elsewhere, the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney has heard speeches on the economy and emigration as it prepares to hear from president Gerry Adams later this evening.
# Sinn Féin
McGuinness urges republican dialogue with unionists
“Ireland as a nation can only truly prosper if we are at peace with ourselves as a people,” McGuinness said at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis.
# history lesson
Explainer: The Third Home Rule Bill is 100 years old today. What did it do?
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the Third Home Rule Bill to Westminster. But what was it?
# Dissidents
Six arrested after Real IRA threats at 1916 commemoration
Members of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement gathered to recall the 1916 Easter Rising in Derry yesterday.
# United Ireland?
Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland
The Sinn Féin president outlines seven points which he says can build popular support for reunification on both sides of the border.
# Border poll
Referendum on united Ireland 'inevitable' - Adams
The Sinn Féin president hit out at the UK Northern Ireland secretary, who this week rejected the possibility for a “border poll” on the region’s status.
# Republicanism
Adams: Treaty runs 'contrary' to essence of Irish republicanism
The Sinn Féin leader addressed the Republican Youth Conference earlier today.
# Sinn Féin
McGuinness 'would now be open to meeting Queen'
The Sinn Féin figure said the Queen’s behaviour during her visit to Ireland had “made an impact” on him.
# rose dugdale
English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview
Dugdale became radicalised in 1970s and joined IRA, carrying out botched bombing and Russborough House art heist.
# Northern Ireland
Cameron rules out inquiry into 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor
The British government rules out an inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, after his family met with David Cameron today.
# Lillis
Republican prisoner Brendan Lillis set free from prison
The former IRA member’s partner has told of her joy after Mr Lillis, who is seriously ill, was released in the North.
# Belfast
Republican supporters occupy Alliance Party HQ in Belfast
A number of people are reported to have staged a demonstration at the building in a protest over prison conditions.
# scrapbook
Gallery: The alternative history of the Troubles
Machine-gun Christmas cards, underwear parties and a singing Ian Paisley: take a look at these snapshots of the conflict’s unseen side.
# t-shirt
Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store
A t-shirt showing silhouettes dancing at the Iron Lady’s grave is withdrawn, after being slammed by Unionist politicians.
# Dissidents
Five arrests in Cork in dissident republicanism probe
Men aged between their 20s and 50s are arrested after coordinated searches across Cork City this morning.