We have been asked about the name of the band Catalpa that is playing live at our upcoming gig in the Belgard Inn, Tallaght, Dublin on Saturday the 6th of June. People are curious about the history around the name so we thought we would do a little blog on the history of the Catalpa
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The IRPWA call on all our members and supporters to fully support the Justice for the Craigavon Two Committee’s most recent initiative by downloading the protest song called Justice for the Craigavon Two. The Justice For The Craigavon Two song is available for download NOW. The IRPWA urge our members and supporters to campaign for
Immediately upon learning of the assaults against Republican Political Prisoners in Maghaberry, IRPWA activists and supporters took to the streets. Initially, and within hours, several hundred people marched on Maghaberry Prison. At the gates of Maghaberry gaol IRPWA activists Mandy Duffy and Dee Fennell spoke to those who had travelled to show solidarity with
The month of December has been a busy month for the IRPWA with a series of events held in both the 6 and 26 counties. The highlights of the month so far have been the Christmas party held in Belfast for the children and grandchildren of Republican Prisoners, and the Christmas vigils held in Belfast
After releasing a joint statement on behalf of all Republican Political Prisoners on Monday 1st September, RPP representatives were made aware by jail governors that they had read the joint statement and were prepared to act immediately. This consisted of opening a grill to allow access for six prisoners to jointly use both Roe 3