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11 October 2001 Edition

The death of Martin O'Hagan and the decline of journalism

11 October 2001

The late Martin O'Hagan was a distinguished journalist who worked for The Sunday World, a tabloid newspaper in the Independent Group, the largest and most successful in Ireland. Martin O'Hagan built up a reputation as a conscientious investigative journalist. He specialised in coverage of loyalist paramilitary groups and published evidence of their responsibility for sectarian killings, drug dealing and connections to prominent unionist politicians. Free article

It was all about power and control

11 October 2001

Republican former prisoner ELLA O'DWYER travelled on behalf of Coiste na nIarchimÌ to Durban, South Africa, for the recent World Conference on Racism. Here, she gives her impressions. Free article

All island response needed to economic crisis

11 October 2001

As jobs seep out of the two Irish economies, what is the most pressing issue in the minds of the 26-County government? Free article

Disappointed in Durban

11 October 2001

The UN World Conference Against Racism was supposed to be the forum for everyone to learn how to win the fight against racism. But even before it started, it was clear this would be a very difficult journey for everyone. Before the conference opened (30 August), the United States threatened not to attend if a formal apology was expected from them on the issue of the slave trade. Later, the US and Israeli delegations pulled out when, in the draft declaration, Israel was singled out as a racist state due to its treatment of Palestinians. 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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Remembering the Past

11 October 2001

IRA bombs British Cabinet in Brighton Free article

back issue: Heroic H-Block men undefeated - Hunger Strike ends

11 October 2001

BOBBY SANDS, Francis Hughes, Raymond McCreesh, Patsy O'Hara, Joe McDonnell, Martin hurson, Kevin Lynch, Kieran Doherty, Thomas McElwee and Mickey Devine are the martyrs of H-Block and the inspirers of fresh resistance to British rule in Ireland. Free article

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