Peace with Justice
Date:April 1974
Organisation:Sinn Féin
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Subjects: Éire Nua

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Commentary From The Cedar Lounge Revolution

13th January 2020

Many thanks to Liam O’R for forwarding this fascinating document from Provisional Sinn Féin in 1974. A short eight pages long and printed in seven languages, including Irish, it outlines ‘Proposals for Peace in a New Federal Ireland’. In essence it is an outline of the views contained in Éire Nua and argues against a ‘six-county parliament’, arguing that ‘any assembly based on the Six-County entity is inevitably doomed to failure’.

Interestingly it also reiterates the following policies:

Banks to be nationalised.
Mines and mining under public control for Irish profit.
A new Constitution through all-Ireland consultations.
A statute of basic citizens rights.

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