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23 April 2009 Edition

Challenging the cosy consensus on Lisbon

23 April 2009

IN his recent emergency budget speech 26 County Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan attempted to deflect his own government's responsibility for the current recession by blaming the people's rejection of the Lisbon Treaty last June for the collapse in the state's public finances and soaring unemployment rates. 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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