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Bookshelves of doom
Classroom use of Siobhan Dowd's Bog Child challenged in Northern Ireland.
The Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt complained at Stormont that the teaching guide for Bog Child was evidence of bias and the worst kind of "politicisation of the classroom" under Sinn Fein's direction.
Wed May 22, 2013
Film star Vince explores the Art of Conflict
After a trip to Belfast a few years ago, movie star Vince Vaughn was captivated by the city's murals.
Man in court over Hyde Park bombing
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of four soldiers in the 1982 IRA bombing in Hyde Park, London.
Irishman charged with 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombing
British prosecutors have charged a 61-year-old Irishman with the 1982 IRA attack on the queen's cavalry in Hyde Park, a nail-bombing at a top London tourist attraction that left four soldiers and seven horses dead.
Sinn Fein Newsroom
Dail committee to hold hearings on multinational tax rates following Pearse Doherty's intervention
Sinn Fein finance spokesperson, Pearse Doherty TD, announced today that the Oireachtas Finance Committee will hold hearings to discuss the issue of the low rates of effective corporation tax paid by multinational companies based in Ireland.
Exactly 15 years ago - May 22 1998 - voters went to the polls to vote yes or no for the Good Friday Agreement.
Tue May 21, 2013
SDLP 'giving two fingers to victims'
Ann Travers was speaking after the SDLP said it would try to block a bill that would prevent former prisoners guilty of serious offences holding posts as Stormont special advisers .
Mon May 20, 2013
Gove proposes split in exams system
The secretary of state for education has said its time for England, Wales and Northern Ireland to go their separate ways on GCSEs and A-levels. Michael Gove has written to both the NI and Welsh education ministers saying he believes the differences are becoming so great, there must be a split.
Londonderry peace event criticised
John Hume and Mark Durkan from the SDLP, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and the Sinn Fein Mayor of Derry Kevin Campbell attended.
A"glaigh na hA
Oglaigh na hEireann yesterday claimed responsibility through the media for a gun and bomb attack on British Police operating in the Twinbrook area of West Belfast.
Community Relations Week offers hope
More than 180 events aimed at improving relations between different communities are to take place across Northern Ireland over the course of this week.
Row over infamous Maze prison
A 'peace centre' will be built on the site of the prison where 10 IRA prisoners died during a hunger strike.
Sun May 19, 2013
Support for suicide abortion down: Poll
A SLIM majority finds abortion acceptable in cases of a threat of suicide - down five points in three months, according to the latest Sunday Independent/ Millward Brown opinion poll.
Sat May 18, 2013
Gerry Adams (and Sammy Wilson) putting on a Poor Mouth over A 4...
"At a public meeting discussing disruption as a result of the G8, an official from the British Foreign & Commonwealth claimed that the summit would bring in up to A 700 million into the local economy.
Fri May 17, 2013
Irish Republican News
Brazen exhibition of political charlatanry
That was a brazen exhibition of political charlatanry Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness presented to the public last Thursday.
Call for A5 investment strategy
Sinn Fein councillor Barney O'Hagan has called for a strategy to be put in place to maximise the benefits of the A5 project.
MEPs' visit is 'big success for city'
MEPs from the European Parliament's GUE/NGL group pictured at a conference in the City Hotel organised by Sinn F in MEP Martina Anderson.
Thu May 16, 2013
Colreavy launches bill to ban fracking
Deputy Michael Colreavy, Sinn Fein spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, has this week launched a bill that will include a ban on the practice of fracking.
Wed May 15, 2013
19:39: Parties seek Boylan answers
Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein have joined forces in attempts to grill the Justice Minister over allegations of Garda collusion with a convicted drug trafficker.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sinn Fein Newsroom
British and Irish Governments must fulfil obligations - McLellan
Speaking in the Dail tonight during a private members bill on the fifteenth anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, Sinn Fein TD for Cork East, Sandra McLellan said: "On this the 15th anniversary of the Agreement there can be little doubt but that Equality legislation, the Equality Commission and Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act have in the ... (more)