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2 November 2000 Edition

Africa needs pro-poor development policies

2 November 2000

Poverty is now the biggest challenge for people everywhere, especially in developing countries. About 1.5 billion people live on less than a dollar a day and this figure is set to rise to 1.9 billion by 2030. Poverty is a dominant factor in the entire developing world, and at the moment is at the centre of the economical debate in Africa, Latin America and Asia. Free article

I ndiaidh an tSlógaidh... an dushlán.

2 November 2000

Ar feadh i hbfad bhí poblachtánaithe sa tús cadhnaíochta i bhfeachtais ar son na Gaeilge. Le himeacht na mblianta, tá stadas na Gaeilge féin ag athrú. Chruinnigh gníomhaithe teangan Shinn Féin le chéile ag deireadh na seachtaine chun polasaithe an pháirtí a chur faoi chaibidil agus chun cuspóirí a leagan síos don tréimhse amach romainn. Free article

Remembering the Past: Fitzgerald, Murphy and MacSwiney

2 November 2000

In the autumn of 1920, at the height of the Tan War, republicans imprisoned in camps and jails throughout the country intensified their fight to be treated as prisoners of war. Free article

New in print: ``Only it happened to me''

2 November 2000

The Dublin and Monaghan bombings By Don Mullan Wolfhound Press £9.99. (All royalties to go to the Justice for the Forgotten campaign) Free article

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Theatre: An Dialann Ocrais

2 November 2000

Surprising as it may seem, it was the sheer brutality of the ``mirror search'' carried out on Pat O'Connor that shocked me most about Peter Sheridan's play, An Dialann Ocrais. Free article

Back issue: Blanket Men Televised

2 November 2000

FOR the first time ever, a television crew was allowed, the week before last, inside the H-Blocks of Long Kesh; but they were not allowed to speak to the men. Free article


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