Belfast has been a place of hope and inspiration in the story of Ireland since the days of the United Irishmen and Irishwomen who founded Irish republicanism in this city over 200 years ago. Sinn Féin Dublin Central TD Mary Lou McDonald, was speaking at Milltown Cemetery after thousands of republicans paraded up the Falls […]
An Ardoyne resident who erected a three-foot high banner claiming he was threatened by a dissident republican umbrella group
The victims of a shockingly violent double assault and robbery in a West Belfast block of flats have told the Andersonstown News of the terror they experienced during the dead-of-night attack.In trembling voices, the local man and woman relived the horrific attack carried out by three masked and armed men claiming to be from Lenadoon Óglaigh na hÉireann – a claim that has been rejected by dissident republicans.
The Republican Network for Unity (RNU) has dismissed claims they were behind the erection of republican flags in Glengormley over the Easter period. A spokesman for RNU said they have no knowledge of, and did not give permission to any member, to erect tricolours or the starry plough on lampposts on the Antrim Road and O’Neill Road in Glengormley.