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2 June 2013 Edition

Broken promises

2 June 2013

THE British Government has broken its word. British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have taken their eye off the ball regarding the Peace Process and are undermining the work of the Executive. Free article

Broken promises

2 June 2013

THE British Government has broken its word. British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have taken their eye off the ball regarding the Peace Process and are undermining the work of the Executive. Free article

Justice Minister should pay the penalty for his mismanagement

2 June 2013

ALAN SHATTER is not fit to be Justice Minister for more than the penalty points farce that he has unnecessarily and embarrassingly embroiled himself in. Free article

Dialogue for an Equal Future

2 June 2013

IN RECENT MONTHS, the Sinn Féin leadership has said unambiguously our party is committed to guaranteeing parity of esteem for both British and Irish identities. Free article

The real cost of tax dodging

2 June 2013

Apple told the US Senate investigation that they negotiated a bargain basement tax deal with the Irish Government... It is governments who make the tax laws so it is governments who should take the blame Premium service article

Every week 10 people die by suicide 8 of them are men

2 June 2013

“BY THIS DAY NEXT WEEK, 10 people in Ireland will have died by suicide, and 8 of them will be men,” Joan Freeman of Pieta House tells An Phoblacht. It is this shocking statistic that brought the suicide and self-harm crisis centre to launch the ‘Mind Our Men’ campaign. Free article

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An ‘Lucht Oibre Nua’?

2 June 2013

TÁ SCÉIM nua fógartha ag an Aire Stáit sa Roinn Iompar, Alan Kelly, maidir le bóithre tuaithe den tríú grád a dteastaíonn uasghrádú uathu - sin go gcuirfidh seisean roinnt airgead ar fáil, má dhéanann daoine obair dheonach ar na bóthre céanna, nó go n-íocann siad féin as cuid den obair. Is dóigh gurb é seo an leagan Éíreannach den ‘Lucht Oibre Nua’ - nó ‘New Labour’ - ach gur saothar gnáth shaoránaigh na tire atá i gceist, seachas athrú ar leagan amach a pháirtí féin. Premium service article

‘Uncomfortable Conversations’ have begun

2 June 2013

THE Progressive Unionist Party’s new document Transforming the Legacy (released on 22 April) is the first constructive response from unionism on the question of reconciliation. It is a response to Sinn Féin’s request for others to engage with the tortuous problems of how to deal with the past. Although constructed as a call to the loyalist base, it significantly touches one fundamental aspect of the reconciliation debate and any subsequent process: INCLUSIVITY. Free article

Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Sunday 23rd June

2 June 2013

A WEEKEND of festival activities to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Theobald Wolfe Tone, the founder of Irish republicanism, is being organised by Kildare Sinn Féin over Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23. Free article

Back to black

2 June 2013

FIANNA FÁIL are back. The Irish mainstream news media have declared it. Though their return owes more to a Rocky movie plot than reality, here’s a spoiler alert – Fianna Fáil never went away. Premium service article

Human cost of our cheap clothes

2 June 2013

An Phoblacht’s MARK MOLONEY spoke to KATE NOLAN of the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) in Ireland about the plight of garment workers South-East Asia and how the Rana Plaza disaster has put the spotlight on big brands exploiting cheap labour in Bangladesh. Free article

A life for Ireland

2 June 2013

JUNE 20th 2013 marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Theobald Wolfe Tone, the founder of Irish republicanism. Every year, republicans gather at his last resting place in Bodenstown, County Kildare, on the Sunday nearest his birthday. MÍCHEÁL Mac DONNCHA profiles Tone and his enduring influence throughout republican history up to today. Free article


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