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Saoirse Irish Freedom is the monthly organ of Republican Sinn Féin
Republican Sinn Féin
Republican Sinn Féin or RSF is an unregisteredAlthough an active movement, RSF is not registered as a political party in either Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland. minor political party operating in Ireland. It emerged in 1986 as a result of a split in Sinn Féin...

 (RSF). It replaced Republican Bulletin the first issue of which appeared in November, 1986 to explain the reasons for the split in Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin is a left wing, Irish republican political party in Ireland. The name is Irish for "ourselves" or "we ourselves", although it is frequently mistranslated as "ourselves alone". Originating in the Sinn Féin organisation founded in 1905 by Arthur Griffith, it took its current form in 1970...

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Its format was eight A4 pages, continuing monthly until, in May 1987. In November of that year, Saoirse became an eight-page tabloid. Since then, the paper has been produced as a 16-page monthly tabloid. In June 1996 RSF first published an issue via the Internet
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The name Saoirse Irish Freedom is taken from the 1910 - 1914 publication, Irish Freedom - Saoirse
Irish Freedom (Fenian newspaper)
Irish Freedom was launched in November 1910, as an Irish monthly publication of the Irish Republican Brotherhood movement. It lasted for four years until suppressed in 1914 by the British....

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