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23 June 2005 Edition

Left parties debate Europe's future

23 June 2005

Sinn Féin European Department representative EOIN O BROIN attended last weekend's New European Left Forum in Stockholm, Sweden, last weekend. Here he explains what this alliance of left European parties is all about and why Irish republicans would do well do engage with it. Free article

The Fifth Column

23 June 2005

An Phoblacht's weekly satirical look at the news. Read on... Free article

Ar Shlí na Fírinne

23 June 2005

Bab Feiritéar (1916-2005) has been described as one of the last traditional story tellers of the Gaelic world, but the wealth of her legacy lives on, writes AN DRAOI RUA Free article

Dúirt Siad

23 June 2005

What they said this week... Free article

Blue waves and red cards

23 June 2005

Forget about your Nou Camps and your Celtic Parks and your San Siros. Croke Park on a hot June day, packed with 82,000 people, is the place to be. Not only did the two Leinster semi-finals succeed in establishing a new record attendance but that could have been exceeded had there been room for the many disappointed who were unable to get tickets on Sunday. Free article

An Irish history treasure trove

23 June 2005

This is a handy pocket format of the hardback edition of this reference text, which was first published in 2003. It should become a prized addition to the library of anyone with even a passing interest in modern Irish history, and retails at a very affordable price of just under €17. Free article

Pulp pap

23 June 2005

There's an old adage that says "you can never tell a book by its cover", and since the subtitle to this publication is "Collusion, Cover-Up and Murder in Northern Ireland's Dirty War", a casual browser may be tempted to purchase this book on the basis of what appears to be revelatory accounts of the dirty tricks which abounded between the RUC, the FRU and the British Army. Free article

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