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30 September 2012 Edition

€1.6trillion oil and gas giveaway

30 September 2012

A NEW REPORT by campaign group ‘Shell to Sea’ has revealed how €1,600billion worth of oil and gas reserves in Ireland’s seabed have already been licensed to private companies, with the state gaining only a tiny fraction of the profits. Free article

Brian Kennedy: ‘Wasn’t I a lucky boy?’

30 September 2012

KATHLEEN LARGEY’S iconic republican ballad, Four Green Fields, set 8-year-old Brian Kennedy onto a path from the Falls Road to New York’s Broadway and to share the stage at other international venues with music all-time greats such as Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker and fellow Belfastman Van Morrison. Free article

Caint gan stad – Caint gan toradh

30 September 2012

IS DÓCHA go bhfuil chuile dhuine tinn tuirseach faoin tráth seo faoin tsíor-chaint ó pholaiteóirí is iriseóirí neamhaitheasacha go bhfuil margadh nach mor déanta a thabharfadh faoiseamh don tír seo óna haisíocaíochta troma atá le déanamh againn le cinntiú nach gcaillfeadh bainc Ghearmáineacha aon airgead. Premium service article

Dublin memorial service for South African miners

30 September 2012

SINN FÉIN TD Seán Crowe represented the party at a memorial service in Dublin in honour of 34 South African miners shot dead by police during a protest at the Lonmin mine on 16 August. A further 78 miners were wounded in the shootings. Free article

FÓGRAÍ BHÁIS

30 September 2012

THE death occurred on Thursday 6 September of James Farrell, former Cathaoirleach of the Volunteer Joe McDonnell Sinn Féin Cumann in west Dublin. Free article

FÓGRAÍ BHÁIS

30 September 2012

THE SAD PASSING occurred on Sunday 2 September of Bundoran, County Donegal, republican Andy Carty. A former POW, Andy was from a family with a long and proud tradition of republican activism. Several of Andy’s uncles saw active service during both the Tan War and the Civil War, a number of them playing prominent roles in the Battle of Pettigo in 1922. Indeed, Seán ‘Shaw’ Carty, an active republican up until the time of his death in his 85th year, was jailed during the 1920s where he went on hunger strike and again from 1939 to 1945. Free article

FÓGRAÍ BHÁIS

30 September 2012

NIALL DONNELLY passed away on 5 September. Niall was a Dublin Bus driver before becoming a taxi driver, a lifelong trade unionist and had stood as a Sinn Féin candidate in local elections in the 1980s and also in the 1987 general election for the north Dublin suburb of Ballymun. Free article

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Sinn Féin’s ‘ballot bomb’

30 September 2012

THE YEAR 1982 saw British Government strategy in Ireland in disarray. The Hunger Strike of the previous year, in which ten republican prisoners died in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh, had broken the British policy of criminalising the prisoners and, by extension, the struggle for Irish freedom. The world saw that Irish republicans had widespread community support among the nationalist population in the Six Counties. Premium service article

Peter Corrigan

30 September 2012

OCTOBER marks the 30th anniversary of the murder of Armagh City Sinn Féin activist Peter Corrigan on 25th October 1982 by a unionist death squad. The Armagh Sinn Féin Comhairle Ceantair, in conjunction with the Corrigan family, have planned a series of commemorative events honouring Peter’s contribution to the republican struggle. Premium service article

An Ghaeilge i Long Kesh

30 September 2012

AN CHÉAD uair a chuaigh mé isteach sna Cásanna Long Kesh, thuig mé go raibh rogha le déanamh ag duine i bpríosún. Bhí daoine ann agus smaoinigh siad an t-am ar fad ar éalú. Bhí saol s’acú gafa le beartaíocht air seo. Bhí cuid eile ann nach raibh ábalta déileáil leis an phríosúnacht. Chaith siad an seal uilig ag feithimh le ‘lá na saoirse’. Premium service article

West Belfast’s new Sinn Féin MLA Rosie McCorley

30 September 2012

REPUBLICAN former prisoner Rosie McCorley is West Belfast’s newest Assembly member.

Selected to replace Paul Maskey — who resigned his Stormont seat in line with Sinn Féin policy to end dual mandates — the Andersonstown woman is committed to representing the people to the best of her ability.

Rosie was born in the Lower Falls but moved “up the road” to Andersonstown at an early... Free article

Teitheadh na dTeifeach

30 September 2012

AN TSEACHTAIN seo caite fuair an dream atá ag fanacht in Ionad Fhoráil Dhíreach i nGaillimh, Lisbrook, faoiseamh shealadach ón mbagairt go mbogfaí fud, fad na tíre iad, mar go bhfuil sé le dúnadh. Teifigh ón Afraic agus an Meán Oirthear is mó atá ag fanacht i Lisbrook, a bhíodh ina óstán IBIS tráth - 273 duine ar fad, idir fhir & mná singil agus clanna. Tá cuid mhaith do na daoine seo ag lorg tearmann in Éireann le hós cionn 7, nó 8, de bhlianta agus gan aon tuairim acu cén uair a dtabharfar breith ar a n-iarratais. Premium service article


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