28 January 2010 Edition
28 January 2010
There was deep disappointment across Ireland on Wednesday as negotiations at Hillsborough Castle failed to resolve the continuing impasse around the transfer of powers over policing and justice from Britain to the North of Ireland. The decision by the DUP, at the behest of the Orange Order, to make the abolition of the Parades Commission a precondition for the transfer of powers made reaching an agreement extremely difficult. Many observers are now speculating as to whether this was the intention. 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’.