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29 June 2006 Edition

Interview: Margaret Adams, Sinn Féin Joint National Treasurer

29 June 2006

Continuing her series of interviews with Sinn Féin activists ELLA O'DWYER talks this week with Margaret Adams, one of Sinn Féin's joint National Treasurers. Free article

Mitchel McLaughlin Column

29 June 2006

As the first anniversary of the IRA putting its arms beyond use and announcing an end to its armed campaign approaches, both governments and all parties should reflect on how they have utilised that historic opportunity. Everyone should examine their comments, statements and reactions and ask if these have contributed positively. Free article

OPINION: English fans ditch Union Jack for Cross of St George

29 June 2006

As England World Cup fans ditch the Union Jack for the Cross of St George MICK DERRIG argues that it may signal the emergence of an English nationalism that could lead to the ultimate break-up of the British state. Free article

• This news feature is funded by the European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL)

29 June 2006

Counting the Cost of EU Enlargement, Vienna exits downbeat EU political stage, Thousands defend Basque prisioners' rights, MEP's Diary.... BAIRBRE de BRÚN and Strasbourg In Brief Free article

The Matt Treacy Column

29 June 2006

There is a school of thought in Laois that a crucial factor in their defeat last Sunday by Dublin was the motivational impact of the publication in the Laois Nationalist of an article that provided what was presumably meant to be a tongue in cheek description of the Dublin team and supporters. The following extract gives a flavour: Free article

Cúlchaint le Seán ó Donaile

29 June 2006

Faic le déanamh agus an lá ar fad chun é a dhéanamh - chonaic mé dráma Beckett don chéad uair le déanaí, mar ní thuigim Joyce agus bhí mé caillte nuair a thosaigh an comhrá ag na cóisir canapés ar bhóthar Sorrento. Free article


29 June 2006

Once again the PDs are in the news, and for all the wrong reasons, as Stephen Collins might say. But it has been interesting to see the way in which the normal media feeding frenzy whenever politics descends to the level of raw, personal ambition has been leavened by a lot of sympathetic coverage. Free article

Fifth Column

29 June 2006

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column. Free article

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