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Enda Kenny hears from relatives of 11 Irish citizens shot dead by British paratroopers in the days after internment without trial was introduced in the North in August 1971 Free article

New group to oppose closure of Wicklow A&E unit

9 September 2011

‘SAVE LOUGHLINSTOWN A&E’ | CROSS-COMMUNITY ALLIANCE

BY MARK MOLONEY

CAMPAIGNING Sinn Féin activists are at the forefront of a new cross-community group formed to oppose plans to close the 24-hour Accident & Emergency department at St Columcille’s Hospital, in Loughlinstown, County Wicklow.
Members of the new ‘Save Loughlinstown A&E’ group include Sinn Féin Councillors John... Free article

Little movement on ‘back to school’ prices crisis

9 September 2011

EDUCATION COSTS EXTRA BURDEN ON FAMILIES | BOOKS, UNIFORMS AND ‘VOLUNTARY’ CONTRIBUTIONS

» BY JOHN HEDGES

WHILE PARENTS SWARMED into bookshops, stationers and clothing stores as the school summer holidays came to an end, RTÉ Radio reporter Emma O’Kelly asked mothers and fathers in a shopping centre about the ‘back to school’ costs.

Books? They’re provided free by the school, the... Free article

TalkTalk cuts off 575 jobs without warning

9 September 2011

THE axing of 575 jobs in Waterford by the British-based TalkTalk communications company and the manner in which workers heard the news has left people stunned.
TalkTalk had laid its plans for sacking almost 600 staff with no prior notice to the Irish Government or IDA Ireland, the state agency responsible for foreign investment in Ireland, never mind the workers.

Democracy is not a load of rubbish

9 September 2011

COUNCIL SKETCH | DUBLIN CITY COUNCILLOR MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA

AN PHOBLACHT former editor Mícheál Mac Donncha reflects on his experience after four months as a Sinn Féin member of Dublin City Council.

AN PHOBLACHT former editor Mícheál Mac Donncha reflects on his experience after four months as a Sinn Féin member of Dublin City Council.

ON MONDAY NIGHT last (5th September),... Free article

THE BOSTON COLLEGE TAPES | BIZARRE TWIST AS PEACE PROCESS CRITICS CHANGE TACK

9 September 2011

Ed Moloney and Anthony McIntyre ‘fear for Peace Process’

BY JOHN HEDGES

» BY JOHN HEDGES

THE US COURT-ROOM BID to seize ‘confidential’ interviews with former IRA members in the Boston College project headed by Ed Moloney and ‘dissident republican’ Anthony McIntyre has taken a bizarre turn with the arch-critics of the Peace Process saying they now fear their work could threaten... Free article

1981 HUNGER STRIKE | 30th ANNIVERSARY

9 September 2011

SEPTEMBER
The last weeks of the Hunger Strike

WHILE Michael Devine would be the last Hunger Striker to die, on 20th August 1981, the Hunger Strike itself would continue on.
On 31st August, Gerard Carville (25), an IRA Volunteer from Greencastle in County Down, became the twentieth person to join the Hunger Strike. An enthusiastic GAA footballer and fisherman, Gerard was active... Free article

First Derry Volunteer to be killed by Crown forces, 1971

9 September 2011

ÓGLACH EAMONN LAFFERTY MEMORIAL LECTURE, 40th ANNIVERSARY | BY MARTIN McGUINNESS MP, MLA

"EAMONN LAFFERTY was the first IRA Volunteer to be killed by crown forces in Derry in the recent phase of our struggle, on 18th August 1971. Coming in the immediate aftermath of the introduction of internment and inside the perimeter of what was at that time ‘Free Derry’, it had an indelible... Free article

Tyrone’s fighting story brought to book

9 September 2011

‘TYRONE’S STRUGGLE FOR IRISH FREEDOM’

GERARD MAGEE AND TYRONE SINN FÉIN COMMEMORATION COMMITTEE

BRUNSWICK PRESS, DUBLIN, PRICE £25/€35

‘AN PHOBLACHT’S’ backroom production staff have been working with GERARD MAGEE in helping him to produce ‘Tyrone’s Struggle for Irish Freedom’, a monumental labour of love that has materialised in a full-colour, 230mm x 297mm hard back with... Free article

'NO FAMILY TAXES' CAMPAIGN – UNIVERSAL SOCIAL CHARGE | HOUSEHOLD CHARGE | WATER CHARGES

9 September 2011

Campaign Fightback: NO Family Taxes

‘The Universal Social Charge has taken significant money out of take-home pay which has considerably reduced people’s ability to spend locally. The proposed household and water taxes on top of this will push many over the edge’

Paul Donnelly
Dublin Sinn Féin Chairperson

» BY MARK MOLONEY

SINN FÉIN will fight tooth and nail against the... Free article

Sluaite móra amuigh i gConamara

9 September 2011

Uisce faoi Thalamh

‘Móin’ agus ‘múin’ an dá ábhar is mó atá ag tarraingt cainte i gConamara le cúpla seachtain. Tá an pobal dúisithe agus sluaite móra tar éis freastal ar chruinnithe poiblí a bhaineann leis na costais bhreise atá dhá bhagairt ar dhabhachanna séarachais agus leagan amach na ceantair nua speisialta cosanta nó na ‘SPAs’ (Special Areas of Conservation) a thugann... Free article

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