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Hundreds mark centenary of First Dáil

12 January 2019

Hundreds of people gathered in the Mansion House in Dublin today to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment on An Chead Dáil. Free article

ICTU will fight 'work for dole' scheme

2 September 2010

THE Irish Congress of Trade Unions has warned the Government it will "vigorously oppose" its new work-for-dole scheme if it is not voluntary.

http://www.independent.ie/national-news/ictu-warns-it-will-fight-work-for-dole-scheme-2319445.html

Record jobless: Sinn Féin urges Government change

2 September 2010

UNEMPLOYMENT in the 26 Counties hits new high as 455,000 sign on.

Sinn Féin warns the Fianna Fáil/Green Party Government to shift its focus to job creation.

http://bit.ly/dtQPBY

Job-seekers: Free courses at National College of Ireland

2 September 2010

TWO weeks left for job-seekers to sign up for FREE business or computing course at National College of Ireland worth up to €5,750

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Navan hospital cuts story broken by Sinn Féin Cllr Joe Reilly

1 September 2010

THE SHOCK NEWS about the transfer of acute surgical services from Our Lady's Hospital in Navan to Drogheda was broken by local Sinn Féin Councillor Joe Reilly, a member of the Dublin North East Regional Health Forum. The HSE was trying to keep the move under wraps.

The Sinn Féin councillor said the moving of surgical services from to an already- overcrowded Drogheda hospital was... Free article

Electricity prices to rise by 5%

1 September 2010

DOMESTIC electricity charges will rise by almost 5 per cent next month, it has been confirmed.

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2010/0901/breaking45.html

12% rise in families behind with mortgages

1 September 2010

NEW figures show that the number of mortgage accounts in arrears for more than 90 days has risen by more than 12 per cent since the end of March.
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2010/0901/breaking33.html

Video: Protest at Dáil summit over ESB cut-offs and prices

1 September 2010

GOVERNMENT must tell the ESB to stop disconnecting customers making efforts to pay bills, Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD said at a Dáil protest by Sinn Féin members today as the Oireachtas Economic Regulatory Affairs committee met with the Commission for Energy Regulation over disconnections and price rises.

“The ESB is a highly profitable and popular company which has provided a good... Free article

Back to school: Sinn Féin plan to cut costs for parents

31 August 2010

AS CHILDREN across the state returned to school today, Sinn Féin spokesperson for Social Protection Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD set out a number of key demands to off set the costs of back to school time for parents.

“Parents are finding it harder and harder to budget for back to school time. With bills of up to €1,000 for a secondary school student and up to €500 for a primary school... Free article

'Irish Ship to Gaza' campaign launched in Dublin

30 August 2010

SINN FÉIN TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh and Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews today attended the launch in Dublin of the public appeal for funds for the ‘Irish Ship to Gaza’ campaign.

The aim is to raise €100,000 to buy a ship to represent Ireland in the Freedom Flotilla 2, trying to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza.

Fifty Irish activists will be on board the ship when it sails from the... Free article

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AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:

  • Don't miss your chance to get the first edition of 2019 published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of An Céad Dáíl and Soloheadbeg.
  • In this edition Gerry Adams sets out the case for active abstentionism, Mícheál Mac Donncha takes us back to January 21st 1919, that fateful day after which here was no going back and Aengus Ó Snodaigh gives an account of the IRA attack carried out on the same day of the First Dáil, something that was to have a profound effect on the course of Irish history.
  • There are also articles about the aftermath of the 8th amendment campaign, the Rise of the Right and the civil rights movement.

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