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16 February 2006 Edition

Ahern's snub to Northern nationalists

16 February 2006

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern's u-turn on representation in the Oireachtas for MPs from the Six Counties, announced in the Dáil Wednesday, is a disgrace.

The Taoiseach claimed that the reason for his volte face was that he could not get consensus on the issue from the parties in Leinster House. But the reality is that Ahern has either cravenly capitulated to the most ... Free article

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  • There are also articles about the aftermath of the 8th amendment campaign, the Rise of the Right and the civil rights movement.

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