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17 January 2008 Edition

20 reasons to say NO to the Lisbon Treaty

17 January 2008

IN THE coming months, the 26 Counties will hold a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty. The treaty is the most significant revision of the structures, procedures and policies of the EU since its foundation. It is vital that republicans understand the treaty and are able to debate the issues involved. Free article

1858 - 2008 Irish Republican Brotherhood 150th Anniversary

17 January 2008

IN THIS second instalment of a two-part feature on the exploits of Fenian 'mayhem maker' WILLIAM MACKEY LOMASNEY, the small Irish-American soldier from Cincinnatti, Ohio, who was born in 1841 of Cork parents, Sinn Féin TD AENGUS Ó SNODAIGH continues his look at the life and death of 'The Little Captain'. Free article

The Mary Nelis Column

17 January 2008

THE STAND UP FOR DERRY CAMPAIGN, spearheaded by MLA Martina Anderson, was voted down at last month's meeting of Derry City Council. The SDLP lambasted the proposal, labelling it 'a political stunt' aimed at masking the ineffectiveness of Sinn Féin Ministers to deliver for Derry. Free article

Unionists have nothing to fear from rights

17 January 2008

THE call for a Bill of Rights and an All-Ireland Charter for Rights is greater than ever. Throughout Ireland, whether it be government policy, the budget, the rights of ethnic minorities, child poverty, citizenship or Six-County parades, the demand for a 'people's document' safeguarding their human rights is overdue. Free article

Ógra Shinn Féin grows in Leinster

17 January 2008

ONE of the big stories of 2007 was the growth and development of Ógra Shinn Féin right across the island. Ógra Shinn Féin, through its campaigning activism, brought a new dynamic to the republican cause. One of the biggest areas of growth for Ógra was within Cúige Laighean. Free article

Ag seasamh an fhóid ar son na Gaeilge

17 January 2008

Ag caint sa parlaimint inniu, chuir Bairbre de Brún fáilte roimh an scéal is déanaí ó na Náisiúin Aontaithe go mbeidh an bhliain seo 2008 mar bhliain idirnáisiúnta do theangacha. Free article

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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.

Buy An Phoblacht magazine here

British Labour U-turns on nuclear power while Green Party dithers

17 January 2008

U-TURNS, falsehood and massive fudging - a new generation of British nuclear power stations got the go-ahead from the British Labour Government last week, while in Ireland reaction from the Fianna Fáil/Green Party coalition was muted. Free article

The key to Kenya's future

17 January 2008

KENYA used to be the poster nation for Africa. It has held elections regularly since independence in 1963, its economy has grown 6.4 per cent last year, and it was nearly the only stable state in the complex political and ethnic situation when compared with East African neighbours like Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea or Ethiopia. Free article

Cúlchaint

17 January 2008

Tá a fhios ag cách go mbíonn an Rialtas ag iarraidh dallamullóg a chur ar an phobal. Free article

TV REVIEW

17 January 2008

Exodus BBC1 Wednesday 9 January Reviewed by Peadar Whelan Free article


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