16 February 2006 Edition
"Oh yes! Oh Yes! You're gonna get it. Yes, naughty little boys. You little fuckers, you little fuckers. Die. Ha ha." British Army cameraman who filmed fellow British soldiers brutally attacking defenceless Iraqi teenagers in Iraq, just as they regularly did in the North of Ireland for three decades
"Sure Pat doesn't believe it himself." Taoiseach Bertie Ahern on Labour Party leader Pat Rabbitte's decision to rule out any post election deal with Fianna Fáil. Sunday Tribune, 13 February
"I think that it probably was a good thing from the point of view of what went on at the time." Christy Moore on the banning by the High Court 20 years ago of his song about the Stardust tragedy, which he feels was a victory for the relatives of people who died in the fire. Sunday Tribune, 13 February
"Last February we had a number of people rush to judgement. Twelve months on there is not one iota of any evidence being produced so far to support those judgements." Sinn Féin TD Arthur Morgan speaking twelve months after the Northern Bank Robbery
"Part of a wider political and commercial agenda." Business Man Pat Lenaghan on CAB raids on his premises coinciding with the IMC report and echoing the experience of the McBreaty's in Donegal
"My agents in California have contacted Paris Hilton." Well known Malayalan director T Rajeevnath, on his search for an actress to play Mother Teresa in an upcoming film
An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
- It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
- There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.