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22 March 2007 Edition

Economy A Strong Economy for an Ireland of Equals

22 March 2007

In the first of a two-part series, Sinn Féin's National Director of Policy, Shannonbrooke Murphy, confronts establishment myths about the republican approach to managing the Irish economy Free article

The Mary Nelis Column

22 March 2007

In any place in the world, children throwing snowballs would be treated at best as little nuisances or at worst as doing what children do the world over when they see snow. Here in this abnormal runt that unionists call a country, snowballing becomes a major incident, a political disaster, an excuse to stop political change and an attack on peace. Free article

Dáil General Election Profile : Séamus 'Séamie' Morris - Tipperary North

22 March 2007

COUNCILLOR SEAMUS 'SÉAMIE' MORRIS is the Sinn Féin general election candidate for Tipperary North. Séamie first stood as an election candidate in the 2004 local elections when he topped the poll in Nenagh town in North Tipp and became mayor for the first year. He was, as he put it himself, thrown in at the deep end but he has thrived on the experience and thoroughly enjoys his council work. A postal worker, Séamie Morris in conversation with ELLA O'DWYER, says he now he wants to deliver in the Dáil for the people of North Tipperary. Free article

Opinion : disadvantaged communities must be empowered to vote

22 March 2007

In recent weeks the establishment parties have been trying to outdo each other with promises to cut our already low rates of tax. No justification for these tax cuts have been presented and the media has failed to ask the pertinent questions regarding the implications of such tax cuts on the state's ability to fund essential public services. Free article

Review : Game Theory and the neo liberal agenda

22 March 2007

There is no doubt that a form of political and economic consensus has developed in the Western world with the dominance of conservative or neo-liberal parties. What should be of interest to those of us who challenge them, is what ideological, economic and social factors underpin this dominance. Free article

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22 March 2007

D'éalaigh mé ón raic sa phríomhchathair ag an deireadh seachtaine - ní raibh mé in ann cur suas leis an ghruaig ghlas agus ní raibh aon Dutch Gold agam. Free article

The Matt Teacy Column

22 March 2007

When Tommy Moore ran onto the pitch to replace John McCaffrey with ten minutes remaining in last Sunday's game between Dublin and Galway there was a roar of "Come on the Isles". What was significant was that the roarer was wearing a Vincent's hat! There truly is a new spirit abroad in Dublin hurling. Free article

Cuireann Gaeilgeoirí fáilte roimh Thuairisc Chomhairle na hEorpa

22 March 2007

Cuireann Gaeilgeoirí fáilte roimh Thuairisc Chomhairle na hEorpa Free article

Media View

22 March 2007

Regular readers of this column will have noticed how prominently does the Sunday Independent feature in the list of worst offenders against good taste and journalistic integrity - a phrase, indeed, that is an insult in Middle Abbey Street today. Free article

Fifth Column

22 March 2007

‘Paddy the Plasterer’ answers Bertie’s call

The Taoiseach has got the famous ‘Paddy the Plasterer’ in to shore up Fianna Fáil’s general election bid in Bertie’s backyard to stop Sinn Fein’s Mary Lou McDonald getting in.
Paddy the Plasterer (millionaire builder Paddy Reilly) hit the headlines when he was named as one of the Bertie’s buddies who had a €50,000 whip-round for him when... Free article

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