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6 January 2005 Edition

An Post, Irish Ferries, and the EU

6 January 2005

BRENDAN YOUNG, a member of Democracy And Public Services in Europe (Email [email protected]) explains the threat posed to public services by the EU-wide 'liberalisation' of markets Free article

Beith na hAthbhliana

6 January 2005

The birch tree is now in season, to be honoured by the Celts. Following the winter soltice, this special tree has a number of suitable qualities for this time of year, writes AN DRAOI RUA. Free article

New national newspaper launches in February - Daily Ireland will be unashamedly pro-United Ireland

6 January 2005

Former Sinn Féin councillor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, now managing director of the Andersonstown News Group, is gearing up for the launch of new national newspaper, Daily Ireland, from the start of next month. We asked him about the project and the prospects for the new paper. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine


  • Don't miss your chance to get the first edition of 2019 published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of An Chéad Dáil and Soloheadbeg.
  • In this edition Gerry Adams sets out the case for active abstentionism, Mícheál Mac Donncha takes us back to January 21st 1919, that fateful day after which here was no going back and Aengus Ó Snodaigh gives an account of the IRA attack carried out on the same day of the First Dáil, something that was to have a profound effect on the course of Irish history.
  • There are also articles about the aftermath of the 8th amendment campaign, the Rise of the Right and the civil rights movement.

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Out of the ashes arose the Provisionals

6 January 2005

On 11 January 1970, 35 years ago, Sinn Féin divided at its Ard Fheis on the issue of abstentionism from the Westminster, Dublin and Stormont Parliaments. Free article

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