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26 July 2007 Edition

Remembering the Past

26 July 2007

On Saturday 26 July 1986, the IRA carried out an audacious and deadly attack on the hated Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) in Newry town centre, involving two active service units (ASUs). Free article

Media View

26 July 2007

We are just entering the Silly Season, Ráithe an Amaidis, when newspapers, starved of any real news, grab increasingly for anything to grace their pages. Free article

Fifth Column

26 July 2007

Harry Potter lives (in Athlone)

Whatever happens at the end of JK Rowling’s seventh (and last?) magical novel, it looks like Harry Potter lives in Athlone of all places, according to the Irish tabloids.
The mass hysteria surrounding the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows had the Muggles in the media paying homage to no less an eminent figure than the Sinn Féin Mayor of... Free article

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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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Letter to the Taoiseach

26 July 2007

I never thought that Edwin Poots would be important in my life. But, as I write to you on Monday of this week, Taoiseach, I am scheduled to meet this DUP Minister twice in one week. Free article

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