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Stormont Assembly Budget agreement

31 October 2014

Martin McGuinness says that, despite the economic challenges, Sinn Féin has ensured the protection of frontline services, particularly in health and education. Free article

Bas mall pianmhar d’Údarás na Gaeltachta

16 June 2011

CÉ GUR CUIREADH fáilte roimh an fhógra a rinne an tAire Stáit Dinny McGinley go gcoinneofar an Údarás na Gaeltachta agus go mbeidh cead acu Príomhfheidhmeannach a cheapadh, tá sé an-cháinteach nach ndearnadh fógra go mbeidh soláthar cuí dhá chur ar fáil dóibh le fostaíocht a chaomhnú gan trácht ar phoist nua a chruthú, mar a moladh i dtuarascáil Indecon.
B’shin an teachtaireacht ó... Free article

E-coli outbreak and EU Budget on the table

16 June 2011

THE June plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg saw the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) group set out its stall on proposals for the future EU Budget. This comes ahead of the publication of a European Commission document on the issue in July.
Group President Lothar Bisky said the Left had “particularly high ambitions for the social orientation of... Free article

The Unlikely Secret Agent

16 June 2011

RONNIE KASRILS’S TRIBUTE TO HIS WIFE ELEANOR AND THE ANC STRUGGLE SHORTLISTED FOR AWARD

IT IS 1963. South Africa is in crisis and the white state is under siege. On 19th August, the dreaded Security Police swoop on the Griggs bookstore in downtown Durban and arrest Eleanor, the daughter of the manageress. They threaten to ‘break her or hang her’ if she does not lead them to her... Free article

Hunger Strike | 30th anniversary events

16 June 2011

HERE are the events that the National Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee knows of to mark the 30th anniversary of the heroic 1980/1981 Hunger Strikes.
Updates can be got from Maureen or Deirdre at the National Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee at 028 9034 7350 or irishhungerstrike@sinn-fein.ie or local Sinn Féin contacts in your area.
The An Phoblacht website will also... Free article

John Lunney

16 June 2011

Teemore, Fermanagh

THE passing of John Lunney of Druminiskill, Teemore, after a long and brave fight against illness is still being keenly felt by his family, friends and comrades.
Those who knew John would know of his great and abiding love of our Gaelic culture.  John had a passion for our music and songs, our sports and pastimes, our literature and our history. John recognised... Free article

Imeachtaí Events

16 June 2011

Kilkenny

Coolbawn Ambush 90th Anniversary Commemoration
Castlecomer, County Kilkenny. June 18th at 4pm. Assemble at Kilkenny Street. Main Speaker Senator David Cullinane. Followed by lecture on the Tan War by historian Jim Maher in Castlecomer Hall, then traditional music session in Carroll’s, Railyard.

Hunger Strike | 30th anniversary events

HERE are the events that the National... Free article

Notices

16 June 2011

I nDíl Chuimhne

3 June 1974: Volunteer Michael GAUGHAN (Parkhurst Prison), England.
3 June 1991: Volunteer Tony DORIS, Volunteer Lawrence McNALLY, Volunteer Pete RYAN, Tyrone Brigade.
4 June 1975: Volunteer Francis JORDAN, South Armagh Brigade.
4 June 1978: Volunteer Henry HEANEY, Long Kesh.
4 June 1991: Volunteer Danny McCAULEY, Tyrone Brigade.
5 June 1975: Volunteer Sean... Free article

Dublin South Central honours Hughie Byrne

16 June 2011

HUGHIE BYRNE, a republican from Crumlin in Dublin and a delivery driver with An Phoblacht for over 18 years, is the honouree at this year’s Dublin South Central Sinn Féin Dinner Dance on June 17th.
In June 2007, Hughie retired as a driver with An Phoblacht for over 18 years. He was a familiar face at 58 Parnell Square and around the country where he delivered the then weekly An... Free article

Tweeting a whole lot of twubble

16 June 2011

HARDLY a day goes by now without a well-known sportsperson being caught tweeting in compromising circumstances. The latest casualty of the nimble fingers was young MJ Tierney of Laois who tweeted his disappointment at not only not starting against the Dubs but not even being sprung as a substitute.
Fair enough. Twitter is public space (and thank Christ I never registered is all... Free article

Hunger Strike Exhibition in Dublin today/Thursday at Pearse Centre

6 June 2011

THE HUNGER STRIKE EXHIBITION will be on view in the Pearse Centre at 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, next Thursday, June 9th, from 11am to 7pm.

Contains original artefacts from 1981 Hunger Strike and prisoners' effects.

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