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13 November 2008 Edition

The Mitchel McLaughlin Column

13 November 2008

THE ongoing impasse at the Assembly has been the subject of much analysis and comment. Depending on the political perspective of the pundits, there are differing emphases put on the cause of the difficulties. Free article

Cúlchaint LE EOGHAN Mac CORMAIC

13 November 2008

Le linn Chogadh na nDúchrónach i nGaillimh, ba é bás an Athar Uí Ghríofa, ar 14 Samhain 1920, ar cheann de na heachtraí is mó cáil, nó cé gur mháraigh forsaí na Corónach go leor leor daoine, bhí rud difriúil, scanrúil, faoi ionsaí ar shagart a léirigh nach raibh aon mheas acu ar shochaí agus creideamh mhuintir na hÉireann ag an am. Free article

Media View BY ROBBIE SMYTH in New York

13 November 2008

Deciding on a breed of puppy for your new house, which school to send your children to, or prioritising the policies and strategies that will guide and shape the USA over the next four years - Barack Obama has a busy agenda this week and he has to take all of these 'vital' decisions with the US media following every step, though some news outlets are giving more prominence to the choice of puppy and schools over economic policies. Free article

More than a game BY MATT TREACY

13 November 2008

THE hoary old subject of hare coursing continues to raise its aurally-enhanced head in these parts. In August, DUP Environment Minister Sammy Wilson, without (of course) consulting his alleged colleagues on the Executive, extended the ban imposed a number of years earlier by the British Government, comforted in no small measure no doubt by the fact that it is a pursuit mainly engaged in by rural Fenians. And there are probably unionists who would extend the ban to hurling and football given half the chance. Free article

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The Fifth Column

13 November 2008

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column. Free article

Remembering the Past

13 November 2008

The writer, newspaper editor and Irish republican Seumas O'Kelly was a native of Loughrea, County Galway. Author of short stories, plays, poems and a novel, The Weaver's Grave which was his masterpiece, O'Kelly's life was cut short because of his commitment to Irish freedom. Free article


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