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Sinn Féin reaffirms solidarity with Cuba

Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney has reiterated solidarity with the Cuban people and continued support for the Cuban Revolution.

Sinn Féin activists on solidarity tour with Cuba in November 2019

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This Day. In Memory of Kevin Barry

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Kevin Barry was hanged at the age of 18 by the British in Mountjoy Jail on 1 November 1920, 100 years ago this week. He was the first republican to be executed by the British after the 1916 Rising, but his martyrdom inspired the republican side in the War of Independence. Continue reading

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Anniversary of Downing Street Declaration: Self-determination for the Irish people remains the goal

The Downing Street Declaration of December 15, 1993, issued by then Prime Minister John Major and Irish Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds, paved the way for a new stage in the struggle for Irish self-determination. It followed the 1992 Sinn Féin document “Towards a Lasting Peace in Ireland” which pointed out that a lasting peace must address the root cause of conflict, British intervention and colonial rule, and be grounded in democracy and self-determination. Continue reading

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Commemoration of the Easter Rising: Southern state is not the Republic declared in 1916

harpThe full text of the keynote speech to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, delivered by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at Milltown cemetery in Belfast.

A chairde agus a chomraidithe,

I want to welcome you all here today to this holy place on this historic date.

I want to especially welcome the families and friends of our patriot dead.

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Actions speak louder than words – Queen of England’s visit to Ireland; what they didn’t show in the media

Irish Republicans gather on O’Connell street in Dublin to demonstrate against the visit of the Queen of England to Ireland even before she arrived

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