Tag: sinn fein

How the AAA won a By-Election and the way forward for the Left

How the AAA won a By-Election and the way forward for the Left

October 11 2014 saw the opening of a whole new chapter in the struggle of the working class in Ireland. Discontent that had been bubbling for some time suddenly hit the streets of Dublin with a 100,000 strong demonstration in an eruption against water charges and austerity from below. On […]

Cover up exposes paramilitarism – justice for Maíria Cahill

Cover up exposes paramilitarism – justice for Maíria Cahill

Just like the Catholic Church and the Irish and British States before them, Sinn Féin and the IRA have been exposed for covering up sexual abuse in order to protect its own members and their organisation. Maíria Cahill bravely decided to go public about her ordeal after hearing about Gerry […]

So much for an “Ireland of equals”

As the Assembly Executive pursues the closure of A&E units and cuts to essential health services in Northern Ireland, more and more people are being forced to travel further and further and wait longer and longer for treatment. It would seem that Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has come up with an innovative […]

Assembly has failed to tackle sectarianism

Assembly has failed to tackle sectarianism

The three nights of heavy rioting which took place in Ardoyne in North Belfast over the Twelfth showed how the main parties in the Assembly are being challenged by more hard-line sectarian forces on the ground. The decision of Sinn Fein to organise a token protest against the Orange Order marching past the Ardoyne shops effectively gave the green light to the PSNI to ‘deal’ with dissident republican groups who had prepared in advance attacks on the Orange Order and the PSNI.