19 January 2006 Edition

Racism alive and well in Six Counties

19 January 2006

A series of incidents over the past week have exposed the 'official' and unofficial racism endemic in the Six Counties. Attacks against a Chinese family in West Belfast and racist graffiti on the house of a Grenadan woman in Antrim Town reveal the extent of violence directed at ethnic minorities. Free article

News in brief

19 January 2006

A round up of the rest of the week's news. Free article

Double standards on workers' tax

19 January 2006

Revelations that the Fianna Fáil/Progressive Democrats' coalition government are backtracking on budget commitments to abolish tax exemption status for international executives highlighted yet again the double standards at work in government policy especially when it comes to the differing treatment of low and high-paid workers. Free article

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Nuacht na nOibrithe

19 January 2006

The workers' news. Free article

Sabhat and O'Hanlon Commemorated in Fermanagh

19 January 2006

The 49th anniversary of the deaths in action of IRA Volunteers Seán Sabhat and Feargal O'Hanlon was commemorated at Altawalk, near Roslea in County Fermanagh on Sunday last. In attendance were a lone piper and a colour party who, with a 250-strong crowd gathered at the impressive memorial erected where the two Volunteers died on New Year's Day 1957. Free article

Brendan Doris

19 January 2006

Republicans have been shocked and saddened at the death of former Tyrone Sinn Féin Councillor Brendan Doris. Brendan was a deeply committed Irish republican and a Sinn Féin councillor for many years Free article

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