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22 April 2004 Edition

The 5th Column

22 April 2004

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column. Read on... Free article

Irish Times accused of censoring sectarian racist British intelligence document

22 April 2004

BY JOHN O'LEARY: It is assumed that owners of newspapers are closely associated with the Establishment, that they are part of it. It is seldom that evidence appears to confirm this assumption. But now we have clear-cut evidence in the form of the 2 October 1969 letter from the British Ambassador in Dublin to WKK White in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Free article

Páistí Folláin

22 April 2004

There is a campaign to ban TV ads for fast food aimed at children, but this should only be the start of a concerted campaign to make sure we have healthy Irish children, says AN DRAOI RUA. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine

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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Easter Lily in Royal Avenue

22 April 2004

Belfast Sinn Féin Councillor Tom Hartley often tells the story of what life was like for himself as a young teenager walking through the streets of Belfast in the early '60s. In those days, Tom said that nationalists were vulnerable to verbal or physical attack if they were seen openly displaying the Irish News walking along Royal Avenue. By that, he meant a person quite innocently carrying a rolled up Irish News under their arm with the masthead facing outwards as they strolled along the street could be attacked for such outrageous behaviour. Free article


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