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9 December 2004 Edition

RTÉ's stab at Joe Cahill

9 December 2004

While Richard English is by no means the worst contemporary commentator on modern republicanism, I felt that his contributions to the documentary about Joe Cahill (Hidden History, Joe Cahill; IRA Man, RTÉ 1, Tuesday) did not do justice to the reasons why people like Cahill disagreed with the leadership of the Republican Movement in the 1960s. Free article

Frank Ryan re-examined

9 December 2004

On 11 December 1936, 68 years ago, Frank Ryan led 40 Socialist Republicans to Spain to fight Franco's fascists. Free article

Cad a dhéanfaimid feasta gan ola?

9 December 2004

"American government's forecast for future oil supplies are a dangerous over-estimate." Sadad al Husseini, Saudi oil expert Free article

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The 5th Column

9 December 2004

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column. Read on... Free article

Remembering Martin Savage

9 December 2004

On Saturday, the annual Martin Savage commemoration took place in Dublin, organised by the Joe McDonnell Sinn Féin Cumann, Blanchardstown. Some 150 people attended, including members of the Savage family, who had travelled from Sligo and members of the Cohen/Savage Cumann in Sligo. Two bands led the parade from Castleknock village to the memorial at the Halfway House in Ashtown. Free article

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