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20 January 2005 Edition

The cost of delaying progress

20 January 2005

In the last 27 months, the British Government has spent £53 million on maintaining the institutions set up by the Good Friday Agreement. The institutions were suspended in October 2002, after the PSNI made serious unfounded allegations of an IRA spy-ring at Stormont. No evidence was ever provided to back up their claims. Free article

The rantings of McDowell

20 January 2005

26-County Justice Minister Michael McDowell probably didn't expect any adverse reaction to one of his most frenzied anti-republican outbursts to date, when he posted it on his department's website last Thursday. Free article

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’.

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