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11 June 2009 Edition

Government must go - time to build a Left alternative

11 June 2009

THE local and European elections in the 26 Counties last week saw a resounding rejection of the government parties who have now lost their moral authority to govern. Fianna Fáil obtained the lowest share of the vote in its history and the elections saw a virtual wipeout of the Green Party. The government has faced a vote of no confidence in the Dáil and the political pressure is mounting for Taoiseach Brian Cowen. 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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