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12 January 2006 Edition

Rabbitte's right turn

12 January 2006

Caoilfhionn Ní Dhonnabháin questions the timing and motivation of comments by the leader of the 26-County Labour Party which effectively blame vulnerable migrant workers for the problems of displacement and take the spotlight off unscrupulous employers Free article

Which side are you on?

12 January 2006

The last decade-and-a-half has seen a transformation in the Irish economy and society with unprecedented economic growth, greater prosperity and more people working. However, successive Irish Governments have not only failed to use economic growth to tackle the structural inequalities that warp our economy and damage our society, but have actually worsened the situation. Free article

Celtic clocks on hold!

12 January 2006

2006 began last weekend with the Connacht FBD League and the McGrath, McKenna and O'Byrne Cups in Munster, Ulster and Leinster. These competitions are very much secondary or even tertiary to the Provincial championships and National League but they are important testing grounds and have provided good entertainment, especially in Ulster and Leinster over the past few years. Free article

Fifth Column

12 January 2006

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column. Free article

Dúirt Siad...

12 January 2006

The week in quotes. Free article

Cúlchain: Deireadh le Pailistín - le Seán ó Donaile

12 January 2006

Tá dochtúirí san Iosrael ag súil go dtiocfaidh feabhas ar Phríomh Aire na tíre Ariel Sharon ó stróc a bhuail é le deanaí, agus meáin cumarsáide an Iarthar ag rá go bhfuil todhchaí an Mhean Oirthir ag brath air. Free article

Seo Chugainn an Gaelfest

12 January 2006

Tá Glór Bhréifne, an grúpa pobail um forbartha na Gaeilge i gCo. an Chabháin ag beartú chun ré úr i siamsaíocht Ghaelach a sheoladh i gcroílár na tire ar an 7ú agus an 8ú Aibreán seo chugainn. Free article

Remembering the Past - Jonathan Swift

12 January 2006

On the 13 January 1713, the Famous Irish poet, pamphleteer, satirist and wit, Jonathan Swift became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. Swift was born on 30 November 1667 in Dublin, the son of Protestant Anglo-Irish parents. His father, also Jonathan, died a few months before he was born, upon which his mother, Abigail, returned to England, leaving her son behind, in the care of relatives. Free article


12 January 2006

Words for occasions of sorrow or ceremonies of remembrance and a transcript of RTÉ's Thomas Davis Lecture series Free article

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