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ADAMS: Lá Mór Dearg Agus Acht na Gaeilge
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ADAMS: Lá Mór Dearg Agus Acht na Gaeilge
As this column goes to print Boris Johnson comes to visit our political leaders in Hillsborough. Whatever he may say or not say one thing is clear....
ADAMS: It Was Truly a Transformative Election
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ADAMS: It Was Truly a Transformative Election
It was never supposed to be like this. I watched with interest as one BBC presenter, reporting on the Assembly election results, told his largely B...
ADAMS: Candidatitis
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ADAMS: Candidatitis
I first published this article in 2005 and again, slightly amended in 2016. It is dedicated to all candidates from all parties and none, and their ...
ADAMS: May 5th is The Peoples Day
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ADAMS: May 5th is The Peoples Day
It's the final countdown to polling day and the pundits and pollsters are filling the airways and column inches with their take on who will be the ...
Adams: Songs and Craic Around Kesh Campfire
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Adams: Songs and Craic Around Kesh Campfire
My recent tales of singsongs in the H Blocks have triggered more reminiscences of other such events. Two in particular stand out. Both were after L...
ADAMS: Marking the Rising and the Proclamation
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ADAMS: Marking the Rising and the Proclamation
On Easter Sunday Irish republicans across Ireland and globally will commemorate and celebrate the men and women who rose up against the British Emp...
ADAMS: Here's A Question for Jeffrey
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ADAMS: Here's A Question for Jeffrey
The democratic question remains the key issue internationally. It has been so since people asserted their right to citizenship. At the heart of tha...
ADAMS: New Book Turns Spotlight on UDR
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ADAMS: New Book Turns Spotlight on UDR
On 1 April 1970 the Ulster Defence Regiment formally took its place in the ranks of the British Army. The UDR was a locally recruited militia estab...
ADAMS: Falling Back on the Orange Card
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ADAMS: Falling Back on the Orange Card
One unionist twitter account at the weekend posed the question; “How many different ways can the DUP tell us we MUST vote DUP no matter how incompe...
ADAMS: Irish Neutrality is Not for Sale
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ADAMS: Irish Neutrality is Not for Sale
The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to dominate the news agenda. Lines of tanks and armored vehicles inexorably move toward Kyiv and other Uk...
ADAMS: Russia Must Get Out of Ukraine
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ADAMS: Russia Must Get Out of Ukraine
The big story of the moment is the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Like many of you I have been watching the round the clock news reports emerging fro...
ADAMS: The Game is Well and Truly Up
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ADAMS: The Game is Well and Truly Up
The singular message emerging from the conflicting voices within political unionism at this time is their opposition to the election of a Sinn Féin...