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8 March 2001 Edition

Fine Gael have questions to answer

8 March 2001

Lauded by the establishment as an example of entrepreneurial genius and persistence, Denis O'Brien's sale of his stake in Esat Digifone last year landed him a whopping £238 million. He was on the cusp of a wave that swelled from the decision of a Fine Gael-led coalition government in 1995 to grant Esat the lucrative second mobile phone license for the 26 Counties. Free article

UNITY: A village of 100 people...

8 March 2001

If we could shrink the earthÕs population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following: Free article

US Navy told to stop bombing Vieques

8 March 2001

On Thursday 1 March, Puerto Rico won another round in the long-running battle to stop the US Navy using the Puerto Rican island of Vieques for combat training. Free article

Gearáin Gaelacha

8 March 2001

Tá moltaí ar leith ag AN DRAOI RUA l'aghaidh Seachtain na Gaeilge i mbliana. 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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New in print

8 March 2001

Women and Paid Work in Ireland 1500-1930 Ed. Bernadette Whelan Four Courts Press Women in Parliament, Ireland: 1918 - 2000 Ed. Maidhbh McNamara, Paschal Mooney Wolfhound Press Free article

Not as charming as it thinks

8 March 2001

Chocolat Directed by Lasse Hallstrom Starring: Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Lena Olin & Judi Dench Free article

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