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26 January 2006 Edition

THE MATT TREACY COLUMN - Local rivalry draws large crowds

26 January 2006

It has been a while since Parnell Park was full to bursting point in January. The official attendance last Sunday for the O'Byrne Cup semi-final between Dublin and Meath was over 8,000, but with children admitted free, and clearly in abundance, the true figure was closer to 12,000. Free article

A triumph of substance over style

26 January 2006

The repeatedly made similarities between the reception Professor Noam Chomsky got in Dublin last week and that of a rock star were reinforced as we filed out of the RDS last week. Chomsky and his wife were getting into their car as we passed and a clutch of teenage girls in front of us starting calling 'We love you Noam'. Not bad for a man two years short of eighty. Free article

Bin these rags - By Jon O' Brien

26 January 2006

The Irish media is, as we know, dominated by anti-national and pro-British elements, who espouse neo-unionism and use their domination of public discussion to suppress opinions contrary to their own, and particularly to suppress opinions that might challenge the privilege and wealth of those who own the media. Free article

Dúirt Siad...

26 January 2006

The week in quotes. Free article

The Fifth Column

26 January 2006

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column. Free article

Cúlchaint...le Seán ó Donaile - Ca bhfuil na Volunteers?

26 January 2006

De réir suirbhe atá déanta ag Fianna Fáil le deanaí léiríonn sé go bhfuil laghdú an mhór ar obair dheonach a bhí traidisiúnta i measc na gcumainn áitiúla. Ní h-iad Fianna Fáil an t-aon phairtí go bhfuil an fhadhb seo acu, is cosúil go bhfuil seo ag cur as do na páirtithe poilitíochta eile chomh maith. 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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Athbhreithniú ar mhúineadh na Gaeilge

26 January 2006

Tá formhór daoine, gan amhras, ar son athbhreithniú a dhéanamh ar mhúineadh na Gaeilge, idir iad siúd atá tiomnaithe do leas an teanga agus iad siúd atá frith-Ghaelach. Tuigtear go coitianta nach bhfuil ag éirí leis an nGaeilge a athbheochan sa chóras oideachais sa chaoi a fheidhmíonn sé i láthair na huaire. Free article

Building from the Ground for a Social Europe

26 January 2006

• This news feature is funded by the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) Free article

Remembering the Past - Frank Stagg

26 January 2006

In almost every decade of the last century, Irish republican prisoners held in jails in Ireland and England have been forced to embark on hunger strike as a last resort in support of their demands for political status. The second of the 12 republicans to die on hunger strike during the latest phase of struggle was IRA Volunteer Frank Stagg. Free article

Long Kesh - Preserved site will tell story of those held there

26 January 2006

Long Kesh, for over 30 years the property of the British Government, where it interned thousands without trial and imprisoned thousands more sentenced political prisoners. A monument to the failure of partition and the occupation of Ireland. Free article


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