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29 November 2001 Edition

Why Sinn Féin opposes the current policing structures

29 November 2001

The recent unprecedented move by the IRA leadership on the issue of arms liberated the peace process in Ireland. It freed it from the real threat of imminent collapse that had hung over it in recent months. Free article

£10 billion health blunder

29 November 2001

Four and half years into government and Fianna Fáil with their Progressive Democrat tail wagging, this week brought the state's media together to tell us that yes, there is a crisis in our healthcare system. It was a bit like an updated version of the emperor's new clothes. Bertie Ahern has suddenly admitted that his previous claims about our health service were fundamentally wrong and that yes, waiting lists are too long, yes, primary care treatment is deficient, and yes equipment and buildings are out of date. Free article

Damning report on Sellafield

29 November 2001

Sinn Féin Louth County Councillor ARTHUR MORGAN says the findings of a new EU report into Sellafield are a damning inditement of the plant Free article

Colombia: Where joining a union means risking death

29 November 2001

ROISIN DE ROSA and SOLEDAD GALIANA examine the campaign of assassination and intimidation against trade union activists in Colombia. This bloody campaign has been pursued by right-wing death squads with the support of the Colombian military, often in the interests of US multinational companies. It is a campaign, however, that has been ignored by the US administration. Free article

RnaG amach Romhainn?

29 November 2001

Rinneadh ceiliúradh mór dhá mhí ó shin nuair a thosaigh RnG ag craoladh 24 uair sa lá, gach lá na seachtaine, ar fud na tíre agus i ngach tír eile ar dhromchla na cruinne. Ní raibh tásc ná tuairisc ar an drochscéal a bhí le teacht agus £370,000 le gearradh as búiséad an raidió. 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

29 November 2001

Nationwide wave of repression Free article

Sinn Féin councillors charged

29 November 2001

CHARGES of IRA membership brought against two Sinn Féin local councillors in the Special Court in Dublin last Saturday, 28 November, have coincided with questions put down in Leinster House to Coalition Minister for Transport and Communications, Patrick Cooney, about the continuing ban on Sinn Féin local representatives appearing on RTÉ. Free article

Dúirt siad

29 November 2001

The week in quotes... Free article

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