Cabinet Office’s view was to ‘let Bobby Sands die’

A NEW book by a respected Irish journalist has revealed the ultra-hard line a top civil servant had on the hunger strikes and that the Cabinet office’s approach to Bobby Sands was “let the hoor die”. In his memoir, ‘Eyewitness to War and Peace’, journalist Eamonn Mallie said he was shocked by the ferocity of the language […]

Sinn Féin’s Dolan backs Gildernew for EU seat

A FERMANAGH and South Tyrone MLA has backed Michelle Gildernew to ‘call out the EU when needed’ if she’s elected later this year. Last week it was confirmed that Ms Gildernew will contest the European Union in July in the Midlands/ North West constituency. It’ll bring the curtain down on her 20-odd year campaign as […]

Gildernew to contest European Parliament election

AFTER serving as Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP for almost 20 years, Michelle Gildernew is set to contest the upcoming European Parliament election. On Monday morning, the Dungannon politician took to Sinn Féin’s social media where she confirmed that she will contest a seat in the Midlands/North West constituency election in June. “The European Union […]