9 July 2009 Edition
9 July 2009
ON WEDNESDAY, Taoiseach Brian Cowen announced that polling on a second referendum to the Lisbon Treaty will take place on 2 October. Most people who voted against the Lisbon Treaty last year did so because they believe a better Europe is possible - one that is democratic and accountable; that promotes workers' rights, protects public services and seeks to play a positive, progressive role in the world. In June 2008 when almost 1,000,000 people rejected the Lisbon Treaty Brian Cowen's government was given a strong hand to play at the Council of Ministers to reopen Treaty negotiations and secure a better deal for Ireland. Free article
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.