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24 September 2009 Edition

DUP must deal with Irish reality not Tory fantasy

24 September 2009

It would seem that the DUP is mesmerised by the prospect of a Tory government in Britain after the Westminster General Election next year. They were always reluctant participants in power-sharing and uncomfortable with the equality agenda but their latest initiative shows them moving even further away from reality. DUP First Minister Peter Robinson has proposed fundamental changes in the working of the Good Friday Agreement institutions, changes that would undermine its whole basis in equality, replacing power-sharing with 'weighted majority' rule. Free article

Reachtaíocht cearta teanga

24 September 2009

Tá Sinn Féin tiomanta go huile is go hiomlán do reachtaíocht a bheidh bunaithe ar chearta a bhaint amach do lucht labhartha na Gaeilge sna Sé Chontate. Is próiseas seo atá idir láimhe agus atá iontach tábhachtach. B'shin an teachtaireacht ó Caitríona Ruane, Aire Oideachas de chuid Sinn Féin, nuair a bhuail sí i Stormont le Coiste Eorpach de Shaineolaithe i dtaca leis an Chairt Eorpach ar Theangacha Réigiúnacha agus Mionlacha a chur i ngníomh. Free article

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