9 July 2009 Edition
9 July 2009
ON WEDNESDAY, Taoiseach Brian Cowen announced that polling on a second referendum to the Lisbon Treaty will take place on 2 October. Most people who voted against the Lisbon Treaty last year did so because they believe a better Europe is possible - one that is democratic and accountable; that promotes workers' rights, protects public services and seeks to play a positive, progressive role in the world. In June 2008 when almost 1,000,000 people rejected the Lisbon Treaty Brian Cowen's government was given a strong hand to play at the Council of Ministers to reopen Treaty negotiations and secure a better deal for Ireland. 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’.