21 August 1997 Edition
21 August 1997
Shameful is the only word which can describe the decision of the Students Union at Queen's University to take down bilingual signs and replace them with English-only versions. Pathetically, this is described as helping to provide a ``neutral working environment''. What it really represents is an insult to Irish speakers in the college itself and in the wider community. The twisted thinking which sees the Irish language as a threat and which regards its exclusion as leading to more harmonious living must be challenged. The role of the Fair Employment Commission in promoting this anti-Irish move is particularly sinister. Free article
An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- Don't miss your chance to get the second edition of the 2019 magazine, published to coincide with Easter Week
- This special edition which focuses on Irish Unity, features articles by Pearse Doherty, Dr Thomas Paul and Martina Anderson.
- Pearse sets out the argument for an United Ireland Economy whilst Pat Sheehan makes the case for a universally free all-island health service.
- Other articles include, ‘Ceist teanga in Éirinn Aontaithe’, ‘Getting to a new Ireland’ and ‘Ireland 1918-22: The people’s revolution’.