4 June 2009 Edition
4 June 2009
Today and tomorrow is decision time in EU elections throughout Ireland. Tomorrow people will vote in Local Government Elections across the 26 Counties and in two by-elections in Dublin. These elections will be seen as a verdict on the disastrous Fianna Fáil/Green Party government. In the Six Counties Bairbre de Brún has presented voters with a clear choice - that of continuing to move forward politically or moving backwards to the divisions of the past. Bairbre's campaign has been about a future based on partnership and progress and building new relationships - between unionist, nationalist and others in Ireland and within Europe. In the 26 Counties in recent weeks there is a clear sense that we are witnessing a fight-back against government negligence and incompetence that has resulted in hardship and uncertainty for so many. At these elections people have an opportunity to make a break with the politics of the past, the politics of failure. 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’.