October 2016 Web front 200

3 October 2016 Edition

Investing in families and infrastructure

3 October 2016

SINN FÉIN’S ‘Alternative Budget 2017’ is a costed, realistic programme that could ease the cost of living for families while investing in much-needed infrastructure that has been neglected by Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin Finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty has told An Phoblacht. Free article

Leabharlanna féin-fhreastal?

3 October 2016

TÁ DUL chun cinn mór dhá dhéanamh ó thaobh na teicneolaíochta de ar shaol daoine a dhéanamh níos simplí agus meaisíní a úsáid chun jabanna a dhéanamh dúinn agus chun daoine a fhágáil saor le rudaí eile taitneamhacha a dheánamh. Free article

The fight for workers’ rights is central to the fight for a better economy

3 October 2016

ONE of the key consequences of the economic crisis (but one that had no direct relation to the financial problems confronting the state) was the depreciation of workers’ rights in terms of pay and conditions of employment. Free article

Ardoyne parade solution agreed by residents and Orange Order

3 October 2016

THE deal brokered between Ardoyne community representatives and the Orange Order to resolve the impasse over loyalist parades at the north Belfast interface has been welcomed by the main participants in the dispute and most observers. Free article

The C&AG’s long record of taxpayers’ lost millions

3 October 2016

WERE YOU shocked by the revelations in the Comptroller & Auditor General’s Report that NAMA’s Project Eagle asset sell-off lost the Irish taxpayer up to €220million? Premium service article

St Enda’s and the Hermitage

3 October 2016

NESTLED in the foothills of Dublin’s Kilmashogue Mountains, in the village of Rathfarnham, sits ‘The Hermitage’, a grand 18th century house and gardens with a history deeply intertwined with Ireland’s freedom struggle. In the late 1790s, as the finishing touches were being placed on the house which would become home and practice to dentist Edward Hudson, a short distance away the British military was embarking on a construction project of its own. Free article

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Reinforcing Ireland’s neutrality

3 October 2016

A DÁIL BILL co-sponsored by Sinn Féin TDs Aengus Ó Snodaigh and Seán Crowe seeks to “enhance the state’s neutrality” and “focus on working with countries to implement global targets on issues such as land rights, climate change, citizen participation, economic equality and government accountability so that the world can become a safer place”. Free article

Beyond the Alternative Budget

3 October 2016

ENDA KENNY and Mícheál Martin’s staunch opposition to the European Commission’s Apple tax ruling is not about protecting their reputations. Nor it it about defending the state’s 12.5% Corporation Tax rate. Free article

Unionist politicians drive campaign against republican symbols

3 October 2016

DID the North’s largest unionist party, the DUP, have their fingers crossed behind their backs when they signed up to the Programme for Government with Sinn Féin? Free article

Máire Drumm – A formidable force

3 October 2016

MÁIRE DRUMM might be best known to younger generations for the way in which she died but it is more important to remember how she lived – as a leader of women, a leader of men, a revolutionary, a wife, a mother and a grandmother. She was a formidable force. Free article

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