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In a party of political expediency principles are the enemy – Tóibín

Sinn Féin TD for Meath West Peadar Tóibín in responding to Leo Varadkar on the latest political attack on Sinn Féin has stated ‘as we move closer to the general election we see a direct correlation between the collapse in support of the government parties and the amplified hyperbole of their statements’. 251 more words

Ireland

Adams slams Joan Burton as "architect of austerity"

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has launched a scathing attack on the record of the Labour Party and of its leader Joan Burton on the weekend of the Labour conference in Killarney. 423 more words

Ireland

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are the agonized poems of a man writing to save his skin, ot at least to sette into it, so urgent is their purpose. — Richard Howard’s jacket blurb for Amiri Baraka’s…

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A Sinn Féin victory in Carlow/Kilkenny will signal the end of this Government - Kathleen Funchion

Sinn Féin candidate for the upcoming by election in Carlow & Kilkenny Kathleen Funchion has stated that a victory for Sinn Féin in the constituency will signal the end for the Fine Gael and Labour Party Government. 1,549 more words

Ireland

1918 and The Repeating of British Electoral History

One of the finest pieces of analysis on the general election campaign emerged from Alex Massie in The Spectator this week. The article contains various points of interest but one that got me stroking my barely noticeable stubble was Massie’s comparison of the SNP’s predicted electoral landslide and the historical electoral landslide by Sinn Féin in 1918. 727 more words

Protests Begin in Greece Against Populist Syriza Government

Protests erupted in Greece overnight following the apparent capitulation of the Syriza lead Greek government to demands placed on them by  their international creditors. Syriza, who alligns themselves politically with Sinn Féin here in Ireland and Podemos in Spain, ran on a populist platform before the recent election of non-engagement with the Troika. 256 more words

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