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1 December 2014 Edition

Pro-Agreement parties must make a stand

1 December 2014

GREGORY CAMPBELL’S calculated insults to the Irish language in the Assembly and outright opposition at the Democratic Unionist Party’s annual conference to an Irish Language Act are symptomatic of the DUP’s current attitude to the Good Friday Agreement and the Peace Process. Free article

Austerity still hitting people at home

1 December 2014

RATHFARNHAM is a leafy suburb in South Dublin, the ideal place to raise kids, with great schools, parks and museums right on our doorstep. Premium service article

Sinn Féin and Government – It’s the Republic

1 December 2014

AS WE move towards 2016 and the next Dáil general election, the focus will switch to who will form the next government in the South. If previous debates on who might make up any government are a barometer, it will be all about the numbers – simple arithmetic. And while that is understandable and part of the picture, it dumbs down the debate. Free article

Hopes for first feature-length film on the 1916 Rising

1 December 2014

BORN IN ENNISKILLEN, film-maker Kevin McCann grew up on the other side of the Irish Border. The Border is something which features heavily in his work. Premium service article

Liadh Ní Riada MEP hosts LEADER delegation in Brussels

1 December 2014

SINN FÉIN MEP Liadh Ní Riada hosted a delegation of key stakeholders in the rural and local development sector in Brussels on Tuesday 18 November. The delegation met with representatives of the European Commission, the Irish Government and the Stormont Executive. Premium service article

The killing of Hugh Coney

1 December 2014

IRA VOLUNTEER HUGH CONEY was shot dead by a British soldier after the republican POW had tunneled his way out of Long Kesh in 1974 and attempted to escape across fields. Premium service article

The G20, the G5 and BRICS

1 December 2014

THE G20 SUMMIT of the world’s most advanced economies took place in Brisbane, Australia, in November. Free article

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POW Avenue – A path well-worn

1 December 2014

ARRIVING at Stormont to meet Gerry Kelly and with the car parks full, I have to park halfway down the long hill that leads to Parliament Buildings. Premium service article

Inspired by James Connolly in turbulent times

1 December 2014

THE second annual James Connolly School, organised by Sinn Féin Átha Cliath, was held in the Unite trade union hall in November and proved to be a lively and inspiring gathering, giving a breathing space for political discussion and education in the midst of some of the most tempestuous and turbulent times in Irish politics for decades. Free article

Educating young people together

1 December 2014

‘Integrated schools are shared spaces which dilute no one’s culture, tradition or faith’ Free article

Women taking their place in history

1 December 2014

AS the centenary year of the founding of the revolutionary women’s organisation Cumann na mBan draws to a close it is clear that women played a crucial role in the struggle for liberation yet their contribution remains largely hidden. Free article

Next election could be a game changer

1 December 2014

THE NEXT general election in the South could be a game changer. It could be the most significant election in the history of the state since 1933. Free article

Beef cartel is causing the crisis

1 December 2014

Sinn Féin Dáil Agriculture spokesperson Martin Ferris looks at the beef crisis and says the strength from unity of producers against the beef barons cannot be underestimated Free article

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