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9 March 2000 Edition

The Programme for Prosperity and Fairness

9 March 2000

Trade unionists throughout the 26 Counties will this month be asked to vote on the fifth social partnership agreement. The PPF is described by its supporters as the best deal possible and by its detractors as a failure given the current economic climate. The coming vote is likely to be the closest ever for such a deal. This week, An Phoblacht airs opinions for and against the Programme. SIPTU President Des Geraghty and ATGWU Regional Secretary Mick O'Reilly put the cases for acceptance and rejection, respectively. Free article

New in print: Surviving the Penal Laws

9 March 2000

Grace's Card: Irish Catholic Landlords 1690-1800 By Charles Chenevix Trench Published by Mercier Books Price £12.99 Free article

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.

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