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9 March 2000 Edition

The Programme for Prosperity and Fairness

9 March 2000

Trade unionists throughout the 26 Counties will this month be asked to vote on the fifth social partnership agreement. The PPF is described by its supporters as the best deal possible and by its detractors as a failure given the current economic climate. The coming vote is likely to be the closest ever for such a deal. This week, An Phoblacht airs opinions for and against the Programme. SIPTU President Des Geraghty and ATGWU Regional Secretary Mick O'Reilly put the cases for acceptance and rejection, respectively. Free article

New in print: Surviving the Penal Laws

9 March 2000

Grace's Card: Irish Catholic Landlords 1690-1800 By Charles Chenevix Trench Published by Mercier Books Price £12.99 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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