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13 June 2002 Edition

Funding shortfall

13 June 2002

We have a new government, have they any money? Exchequer returns for the first five months of 2002 show a serious problem. Income tax receipts are 15% down on last year. Total tax revenue is only 1% less than this time last year. Finance minister Charlie McCreevy had forecast an 8.6% increase in tax revenue. Free article

Colmcille II

13 June 2002

In the second of a two part series, AN DRAOI RUA continues his eploration of the history and folklore of Colmcille Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine


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Dúirt siad

13 June 2002

The week in quotes... Free article

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