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6 September 2000 Edition

Inflation hike leaves jobless worse off

6 September 2000

For the first six months of this year, Bertie Ahern and Charlie McCreevy ignored the reality of rising inflation. They argued that the rate would come down to an average figure of 3% for the year. Free article

Equal access to education? Don't make me laugh

6 September 2000

Isn't it amazing how the Dublin government contrives a scarcity through ineptitude and then shuffles its obligation to provide a service across to the private sector, where we then pay for the privilege of using that service. Free article

It's not just about McCreevy

6 September 2000

Speculation on the likelihood of a resignation, or government dismissal, of Finance Minister Charlie McCreevy this week managed to miss the point completely. Free article

Nobel laureate back under house arrest

6 September 2000

The Myanmar government of Burma should immediately reveal the whereabouts of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her colleagues, who have been held incommunicado since 2 September, says Amnesty International, which has expressed grave concern for their safety. Free article

Cibé acu is rogha leat?

6 September 2000

An fearr Al Gore ná George W Bush? B'fhearr leis an Draoi Rua nach mbeadh ceachtar i gceannas. Free article

Sportsview: Winning is all about leadership

6 September 2000

What makes a great football manager? It's a fair question. Free article

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Back issue: Make extradition the issue

6 September 2000

LATER THIS MONTH, with the official nomination of candidates by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, the presidential election campaign in the 26 Counties will begin in earnest. Only Mary Robinson of the Labour Party has been formally nominated and the main interest in the presidential race up to this has been the difficulties of Fine Gael in finding a candidate. Free article

New in print: Irish heroes in Britain's wars

6 September 2000

Irish Winners of the Victoria Cross By Richard Doherty and David Truesdale Four Courts Press, Dublin Free article

Cinema: Coming home

6 September 2000

Video Review 100,000 Years Coiste na n-Iarchimí Price: £5.00 Free article

Dúirt siad...

6 September 2000

The week in quotes... Free article


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