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30 March 2006 Edition

Get on with it

30 March 2006

Peter Hain has been at pains over the recent past to convince anyone who would listen, that he is prepared to take the hard decisions in the absence of agreement between the parties. Whether or not he will actually carry through with his stated determination in the face of DUP belligerence remains to be seen. But in the meantime there is one very simple decision that Mr. Hain could make that might just give some credibility to his rhetoric. He could cease attempting to spread the blame for the impasse across all of the parties and publicly name the party of obstruction- the DUP. Free article

AGENDA: Truth demands Britain acknowledge role in conflict

30 March 2006

PHILIP Mc Guigan North Antrim MLA, asks how we attend to the needs of all victims of the recent conflict for acknowledgement, truth, justice and healing. Free article

The Matt Treacy Column

30 March 2006

I was going to tell you something about Baby Guinesses but I've forgotten what it was. It will come back to me I'm sure. Dublin's enigmatic League form continued last Saturday with a comprehensive victory over Mayo at Parnell Park. This assures them of avoiding relegation and even holds out the possibility, slim as it is, of making the play-offs. Free article

Book Review: British propaganda yesterday and today

30 March 2006

Reading Brian Murphy's account of how the British manipulated the truth "made the hairs stand up on the back of your neck" according to Danny Morrison. The former An Phoblacht Editor and Sinn Féin Publicity Director was launching 'The Origins and organisation of British Propaganda in Ireland 1920' in Dublin last Friday. The 100-page work was launched by Morrison, Professor David Miller of Strathclyde University and the author, Brian Murphy. Free article

Media View

30 March 2006

Rarely does An Phoblacht get carried away with the trends and results shown in opinion polls - even when they show a rise in support for Sinn Féin. However, the establishment media takes such polls very seriously - except when they show a rise in support for Sinn Féin. 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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Fifth Column

30 March 2006

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column Free article

Cúlchaint

30 March 2006

Bhí Tóstal na Gaeilge ar siúl le deanaí I nGaillimh ag Comhdhail Náisíúnta na Gaeilge. David McWilliams a bhí mar aoí-chainteoir agus a rá leis na baill go raibh an Gaeilge 'cool' agus go raibh todhchaí slaintiúil I ndan dó. Free article

Saol an Chadhnaigh curtha faoi bhráid an phobail

30 March 2006

Chuir TG4 clár faisnéise eile den scoth amach a craoladh Oíche Sathairn seo caite ó 9:05 go 10:05 i.n. faoi shaol Mháirtín Uí Chadhain agus tugadh léargas an-réasúnta faoi. Free article

Dúirt Siad...

30 March 2006

The week in quotes. Free article


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