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5 September 2016 Edition

Close the Clerys loophole

5 September 2016

A DRAFT BILL aimed at protecting workers from so-called “tactical insolvencies” – as happened with Clerys department store in Dublin last year – has been published by Sinn Féin. Free article

Brexit would affect all 32 counties in the next year

5 September 2016

UPPER BANN MLA John O’Dowd will now head up Sinn Féin’s response to the “Brexit” referendum and act as the party’s main spokesperson on related issues. Free article

Thousands honour Ireland’s Hunger Strikers

5 September 2016

IN what can only be described as an emotionally-charged day, thousands of republicans from across the country, from Britain, mainland Europe and the United States marched along the Falls Road on Sunday 14 August to remember and honour Ireland’s hunger strikers, in particular the ten H-Block martyrs of 1981 and Michael Gaughan and Frank Stagg in England, who all gave their lives in one of the most epic battles against British rule in Ireland. Free article

Support Palestinian prisoners, demand sanctions against Israeli apartheid state

5 September 2016

Senator Paul Gavan and Assembly member Fra McCann joined an emergency international parliamentary delegation to Palestine in August to highlight the plight of Palestinian political prisoners and the hunger strike campaign led by PFLP prisoner Bilal Kayed. Free article

Israel shoots, Palestinian kids score

5 September 2016

THE ‘Gaza Kids to Ireland’ soccer team returned home in triumph in August after overcoming an Israeli opposition that had tried to thwart the dream of young teens getting a sporting summer break from the besieged Palestinian territory. Free article

Fáilte go Saor-Ghaeltacht Theach Laighean

5 September 2016

TÁ FOIREANN mhéadaithe ag Sinn Féin i dTeach Laighean, rud a chuireann gliondar agus iontas orainn agus muid go léir bailithe le chéile in aon seomra amháin le haghaidh cruinnithe. Tá áit cónaithe nua, agus níos galánta againn, (le cistin in ionad cófra), ar dhá urlár in LH2000, urlár a cúig (urlár a bhíodh ag Páirtí an Lucht Oibre, tráth dá raibh), agus urlár a sé. Premium service article

Rumble in Rio

5 September 2016

THE former President of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), Pat Hickey, is still being held by police in Brazil as An Phoblacht goes to press as part of an investigation into the mis-selling of Rio Olympic tickets. Free article

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It’s the island economy, stupid

5 September 2016

Robbie Smyth examines the post-Brexit media coverage in Ireland and reminds us all that the case for an island economy has never been clearer or stronger Premium service article

Let’s build the island economy

5 September 2016

Central to the post-Brexit debate in Ireland is the question of the island economy and building on the work done since the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement was ratified in 1998. Free article

Mura labhraíonn na páirtithe clé ar son an lucht oibre, cé labhrós?

5 September 2016

AR FUD na hEorpa, agus in Éirinn freisin, tá sean-pháirtithe an daonlathais shóisialta ag meath. Tá an lucht oibre tréigthe le fada acu, agus anois tá an lucht oibre ag tréigean na bpáirtithe céanna. Free article

A credible vision of unity has to be outlined – Chris Donnelly

5 September 2016

THE DECISION by the British electorate to plump for Brexit has provided a renewed lease of life for Scottish nationalists, whilst it has also encouraged many Irish republicans to outline the case for a Border poll in the near future. Even Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin have made public pronouncements where they’ve spoken of the prospect of an Irish unity referendum at some point in the future. Free article

‘Your fellow countrymen, whatever you and they might think’ – Conor Keenan

5 September 2016

“DON’T HATE the people on the Newtownards Road. Those people are your fellow countrymen, whatever you and they might think.” Free article


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