Road Service to review Camlough Road safety measures following éirígi Newry intervention


The Roads Service is to review traffic and pedestrian safety along the Camlough Road in Newry. The commitment by the Roads Service was made at a recent meeting held between the road agency and éirígí, the socialist republican party. The meeting follows a number of complaints which éirígí in Newry has received from local residents in recent times, a number

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“Leeson Slams Politically Motivated, Vindictive Arrest of éirígí’s Scott Masterson for ‘False Imprisonment’ of Joan Burton”


Cathaoirleach éirígí Brian Leeson has slammed the arrest of his party colleague, Scott Masterson, and a number of others on charges of ‘false imprisonment’ of Joan Burton. Detailing the nature of Masterson’s arrest Leeson said, ‘At around 7am this morning up to a dozen Gardaí in five vehicles arrived at Scott Masterson’s home. Scott was the only adult in the

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You left the wolf in charge of the sheep.

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Yesterday saw a Professor William Black (University of Missouri-Kansas City) provide expert evidence at the Leinster House Banking Inquiry. The language that he used in his presentation was refreshingly honest, cutting through the waffle that passes for political debate in the Twenty Six Counties. Some of the highlights of Professor Black’s contribution included: “You would never ever bailout subordinated debt”.

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Maghaberry – Authorities engaging in cover-up over brutal assaults.


The socialist republican party éirígí has expressed serious concern regarding the deteriorating conditions within Maghaberry Prison. In a statement,  the party’s general secretary, Breandán Mac Cionnaith, said, “The ongoing build-up of tensions in Maghaberry is akin to a pressure-cooker situation created by the continued refusal of the prison administration in the Six Counties to fully implement an agreement brokered over

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Stormont Fails to Light the Way


“The Stormont coalition is literally failing to the light the way forward” according to éirígí’s Pádraic Mac Coitir. The spokesperson for the socialist republican party was responding to the revelation from Stormont’s ‘Regional Development Minister’, Danny Kennedy, that up to 18,000 individual street lights remain broken and unrepaired across the Six Counties. Kennedy stated that his department ‘does not have

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éirígí Béal Feirste Host Anti-Austerity Public Meeting


éirígí Béal Feirste held a successful Public Meeting in our new Belfast office on Thursday [15/01/2015] as up to 50 people listened to our analysis of the ‘Stormont House Agreement’ and Stormont austerity measures being implemented in the coming months. Along with a great contribution from welfare rights activists and trade union representatives, the meeting also received some great input from

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Solidarity Vigil For Palestinian Political Prisoners

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éirígí will hold a solidarity vigil at the Israeli embassy in Dublin tomorrow [January 15th] at 6pm to highlight the continued detention of Ahmad Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. He is also a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council. Born in 1953 to parents who were forced from their home by Israelis only a

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