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31 August 2000 Edition

The real reason McCreevy should resign

31 August 2000

At least one in five 26-County citizens are living in poverty in the midst of the longest ever period of economic growth and wealth creation. In the same economic boom, the gap between families on low incomes and those on high incomes has risen. The risk of women suffering poverty has also increased. Free article

Killing for Rangers

31 August 2000

As the pub danced to Chris Sutton's injury time tap-in last Sunday, as Celtic hammered Rangers 6-2, the moment for this son of Parkhead was spoiled. Free article

Blair has just one chance on policing

31 August 2000

In an address to party actiists in Strabane at the weekend, Sinn Féin national chairperson Mitchel McLaughlin addressed the vexed issue of policing. The Foyle Assembly member said: Free article

Latin America's Generals face prosecution

31 August 2000

Two men associated with right-wing juntas in Chile and Argentina, respectively, during the 1970s and 1980s, have recently been arrested on international extradition warrants in relation to human rights offences. 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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Nósanna an Fhómhair

31 August 2000

Caithfidh a adhmháil gur tréimhse thar a bheith tábhachtach an fhómhair. Is dócha, áfach gur thuig ár muintir cé comh tábhacht is a bhí sé is saol na ndaoine ag brath ar an mhéid a bhí tógtha i rith an séasúir seo. Free article

Back issue: Welcome home Brian

31 August 2000

BRIAN KEENAN'S sisters are right. The welcome home for their brother is huge, warm and genuine. It's so deep that no one even begrudged Gerry Collins his bit of reflected glory after the state jet touched down at Dublin Airport. Ireland breathed a sigh of relief when it saw the Belfastman finally step off the aircraft. Nobody minded if anyone else also got into the picture. Free article

Dúirt siad...

31 August 2000

The week in quotes.... Free article

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