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13 January 2005 Edition

The Communist Party strikes back

13 January 2005

Eugene McCartan, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Ireland, replies to last week's Remembering the Past column, which focused on the Sinn Féin split of 1970, with reference to the 'Marxist' influence of Cathal Goulding. Free article

Glún 'Simpsons'

13 January 2005

The cartoon series 'The Simpsons' is now 15 years old. So, asks AN DRAOI RUA, what can we say about the Simpson generation? Free article

The 5th Column

13 January 2005

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

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  • 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 First Dáil - Remembering the Past

13 January 2005

On 21 January 1919, 86 years ago, the first freely elected 32-County Irish assembly met as the first Dáil in the Mansion House in Dublin. Free article

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