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28 August 2003 Edition

The unmentionable act

28 August 2003

More people have died by their own hand in the Six Counties than have perished during the last four decades of political struggle. Suicide has replaced road traffic accidents as the number one cause of premature death in young men, and it accounts for over 25% of all deaths of young people. Free article

MATXINADA, Basque Nationalism & Radical Basque Youth Movements

28 August 2003

Sinn Féin councillor for North Belfast, Eoin Ó Broin, made his publishing debut last week. After several years of research, Matxinada, Basque Nationalism and Radical Basque Youth Movements, was launched at the Cultúrlann, on Belfast's Falls Road. The 300-page book, published by Left Republican Books, is the first work to chart both the country's youth movements and the last 30 years of conflict. Free article

Delivering on the Equality Agenda?

28 August 2003

In the second of two articles on the fight for equality in the Six Counties and the Equality Commission, UNA GILLESPIE of the West Belfast Economic Forum discusses the policy responses to discrimination and takes the Equality Commission to task for its failures to date. 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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The Fifth Column

28 August 2003

An Phoblacht's famous satirical column Free article

I gCuimhne Phádraic

28 August 2003

AN DRAOI RUA remembers the most famous Irish language writer, well known among those that do not speak Gaeilge, Pádraic Ó Conaire (1883-1928), as Conradh na Gaeilge commemorates the 75th anniversary of his death Free article

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