Sinn Féin councillor for Artane-Whitehall in Dublin City Council Larry O’Toole (above) tweetz:
“The breakthrough. My successful challenge to State Censorship (Section 31) in the early nineties. Took a case because RTÉ wouldn’t broadcast my interviews during the Gateaux strike. I’m afraid that censorship mentality still exists in RTÉ.”
When you remember that RTÉ went to court to seek an order to censor itself rather than broadcast a Sinn Féin voice, the mainstream media meltdown over the general election results suddenly becomes more explicable. https://t.co/XcKpC1SJ1m
— Wendy Lyon (Remember Susie Long, don’t vote FF) (@wendylyon) February 24, 2020
Related: A trade unionist who took RTE to court (Irish Times, Catherine Cleary, May 18, 1998)
Earlier: Rallying Cry
And we’re all afraid that you’re really just a front for the IRA…
The IRA has gone and is not coming back.
It hasn’t gone. Its on ceasefire.
If they wanted to go they’ed disband and they’ed be gone. They haven’t.
The greatest trick the IRA ever pulled, was convincing the world, they didn’t exist. I’m not fooled. Our own garda commissioner isn’t fooled, the journalists who report on them aren’t fooled. Mary Lou and her miserable “up the ra” ilk are pawns of the Illegitimate “army council”.
You can fool some of the people all of the time but not all of them all of the time.
RTE have for years operated a so called public broadcasting service which tries spew
out an exclusive Dublin 4 inside the Pale view of Ireland, this was compunded by
the influence of the Grus from the Workers Party, they have spent the last 50 years
holding the tide back, We have two main ism’s in Ireland Partitionism and Unionism
their beliefs and policies is to uphold the status quo, in the end its to protect status
and privilege, however in the last two weeks this concept of thinking has got its
Some would argue that SF have reinforced partition and the status quo by signing up to the GFA?
I haven’t yet seen much proof that they’re not partitionist tbh
And yet- SF want to ban free speech?