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PART THREE – POLLING DAY

Ever wondered just how Sinn Fein manage to know who has voted for them on polling day, and who they need to still get out?  The answer lies with a car, a pen, a post it, and a caravan. Yes,

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Jean Mc Conville : The dogs on the street know who did it.

There couldn’t have been a more intimidating sight to the children of Jean Mc Conville than the scores of republicans who turned up on Saturday afternoon, and who congregated at the top of Derby Terrace in the Divis estate in

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The arrest of Ivor Bell

Vixens has learned that the 77 year old man arrested in Belfast this morning is veteran republican Ivor Bell.  Bell, who has been living openly in West Belfast for decades, was taken by the PSNI to Antrim Serious Crime Suite

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Private : Internal Sinn Féin Minutes. Adams “I wish it would all go away”.

Today Vixens asked Gerry Adams TD on #AskAdams with @impartialrep, whether he had ever wished the Abortion discussion within his party would go away.  While he did answer,  he didn’t address the content of the question. His answer was that

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Criminality (Catherine Mc Cartney)

‘There are agents carrying out criminal acts’.(Gerry Kelly) Anna Lo’s recent claims that the police are ‘turning a blind eye’ to criminality, mainly from within the loyalist community, were greeted as a revelation by the media and sparked a superficial

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Exclusive : Was Martin McGuinness the head of the IRA’s Northern Command?

A note written inside Long Kesh  from one IRA Commander to another,  dates Martin McGuinness’ departure from the Northern Command of the organisation to 1995, at a time when he was also Sinn Féin’s chief negotiator. While it has been

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Former IRA women complain of pornography, but where do they stand on abuse revelations?

In today’s blog, Catherine Mc Cartney explores a communique on Pornography written by female IRA prisoners in the mid nineties, chastising their male counterparts in the Republican Movement. ‘The ultimate form of domination, next to murder, is rape.’ Very few

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Loyalty (Ann Travers)

Many people in Northern Ireland are driven by loyalty. Loyalty to the flag, loyalty to the Queen, loyalty to “The Cause”, loyalty to their political party and loyalty to their leadership. For many families though the thing that drives them

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People Power at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis

Not every political party is as media savvy as Sinn Féin these days.  Sure, they try the auto cues  to perfect their delivery of oft boring speeches to the media, yet seem to fail miserably (remember Alasdair Mc Donnell, anyone?)

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