Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald addressed her Party Conference looking at the election year ahead; plans to tackle the housing, health and cost of living crisis; and the growing call for a ceasefire in Gaza.
Sinn Féin Vice-President Michelle O’Neill addressed the 2023 Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, reflecting on the shift in the political landscape across the island of Ireland.
As we look back with pride at just how far we have all come, we also look forward with hope, ambition, and opportunity for the next 25 years, writes John Finucane MP.
The appointment of Hilary Benn as the new shadow Northern Ireland minister coincides with a deepening political crisis, when more demands for clarity are made on Labour’s Irish policy.
“This is an exciting time to be a united Irelander”. That was the message that was brought to the 155th Annual Trade Union Congress conference in Liverpool last week.
With the Northern Ireland Legacy Bill seeks to grand amnesty for British soldiers involved in massacres in Ireland, comparisons are being drawn with Pinochet's amnesty for those involved in the bloody coup in Chile.
“The British Labour Party standing for elections in Northern Ireland would be a hugely retrogressive step, which would cause divisions in our party and in the trade unions."
"The absence of a functioning Executive has exposed public services and working families to even more ruthless cuts, and privatisation by stealth."
Michelle Gildernew MP, John McDonnell and Geoff Bell discuss the Good Friday Agreement at 25 and the growing movement for Irish Unity after Sinn Fein's historic local election results.
"These results are a positive endorsement of Sinn Féin’s message that workers, families and communities need to be supported" - Michelle O'Neill, First Minister Designate of Northern Ireland.