éirígí Newry Welcomes Irish Language Street Signage in Derrybeg

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éirígí An lúir have welcomed the erection of additional Irish language street signage in the Derrybeg Terrace area of Newry. The signage was erected following contact between the socialist republican party and Newry, Mourne and Down council’s Irish Language Department. Commenting on the development éirígí’s Newry spokesperson Stephen Murney explained “Several weeks ago I contacted the council’s Irish language department

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Newry Tragedy Remembered on Christmas Eve


On Thursday (December 24), the socialist republican party éirígí commemorated the deaths of two IRA volunteers, Eddie Grant and Brendan Quinn, in the Derrybeg estate in Newry. Both young men tragically lost their lives on active service on Christmas Eve in 1973 in a premature explosion which also claimed the life of Aubrey Harshaw. Speaking at the commemoration ceremony, éirígí’s

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Newry’s Egyptian Arch Ambush Recalled


Saturday morning [December 12] saw éirígí activists remember three Republican soldiers who lost their lives during an ambush on British troops at the Egyptian Arch in Newry in 1920. In the now annual event, tribute was paid to Volunteers John Francis O’Hare, William Canning and Peter Shields and a wreath was laid in their honour beside a commemorative plaque erected

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éirígí calls for release of Palestinian socialist MP imprisoned by Israel


The socialist republican party, éirígi, has condemned the sentencing and imprisonment by an Israeli military court of Khalida Jarrar, the well-known Palestinian socialist and feminist parliamentarian. Jarrar, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, was arrested at her home in April of this year. Criticising the Israeli action, éirígí’s national chairperson, Brian Leeson, said, “It is obvious that the sentencing

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éirígí to launch website/mobile phone app to counter ‘stop and search’ confusion


The socialist republican party, éirígí, will publicly launch a dedicated website and mobile phone app this Saturday (December 5th) aimed at informing people of their rights in relation to PSNI stop and searches. The event will take place at éirígí’s Belfast office on the Springfield Road at 3.00pm. Speakers at the launch will include Breandán Mac Cionnaith (éirígí) and Belfast-based

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Lift the Ban On The PKK


Cathaoirleach éirígí Brian Leeson, has extended the support and solidarity of the socialist republican organisation to the people of Kurdistan and has called for the immediate removal of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) from the international list of ‘terrorist’ organisation. Speaking from Dublin, Leeson said, “As a revolutionary socialist organisation, éirígí has always asserted that the struggle to build a

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