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16 August 2007 Edition

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16 August 2007

Renowned mural artist Danny Devenney who, together with Mark Ervine, the son of the late PUP leader David Ervine, completed a replica of Picasso's famous Guernica painting on Belfast's Falls Road, travelled to Madrid last week to view the original before reproducing the image on a wall in West Belfast as part of Féile an Phobail. Free article

Interview : Veteran Sinn Féin activist Susan Mhic Giolla Éin

16 August 2007

SUSAN MHIC GIOLLA ÉIN (85) is a veteran republican who along with her Sinn Féin activities continues to further her education, having recently successfully completed courses in Irish and English language studies. Here she talks to ELLA O'DWYER about growing up in Donegal, the silence that surrounded republicanism when she was young and her belief that we'll get a United Ireland. Free article

Interview : Irish middleweight boxer John Duddy

16 August 2007

US-based Irish middleweight boxer JOHN DUDDY is the current holder of the IBA World Middleweight Title and the WBC Continental Americas Middleweight Title. Duddy is from Derry and is a nephew of John "Jackie" Duddy who was murdered in Derry by the British Army during the Bloody Sunday massacre of 1972. While in Ireland in July, where he fought Allessio Furlan in the National Stadium, Duddy, who fights under the moniker of The Derry Destroyer, spoke to An Phoblacht's ARAN FOLEY about his boxing career, his triumphant return to Ireland, his involvement with the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform in the US and the changes that have come about in his native Derry in recent years. Free article

Media View

16 August 2007

It is a pity that Susan McKay sought to distort the March for Truth last weekend in a most contradictory Irish Times article. McKay blamed the British and Irish Governments for reneging on commitments to investigate past violence while condemning Sinn Féin for trying to do just that. Free article

The Matt Treacy Column

16 August 2007

Apart from a group of Derry young fellas marching down the Clonliffe Road chanting "Free State scum" - which I'd imagine was in the way of ironic and friendly banter - relations between the blue and red last Saturday were cordial. In the extreme in fact given that the Hill gave the Derry team a huge ovation as they left the pitch. Don't recall ever seeing that before! Free article

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Fifth Column

16 August 2007

Flying into a storm

Especially while Fianna Fáil TDs in the West of Ireland are in a tail-spin over Aer Lingus’s flight from Shannon to Belfast, I am loathe to give any coverage at all to Ryanair, but the anti-union cheap airline’s latest cheeky ad (above) did raise a wry smile.

UDR gunman shoots down Ryanair

The Ryanair flyer raised more hackles than smiles over at what’s left of... Free article

Leantar den fheachtas

16 August 2007

Tá Sinn Féin i gcoinne príosúnú triúr iascairí áitiúla agus go fóill ag cur feachtas Shell chun Sáile ar bharr an chláir oibre. Free article

Fear a sheas an fód

16 August 2007

Sa bheathaisnéis seo, le Laurence Marley, tá cur síos leathan ar an fhear intleachtúil seo a d'fhág lorg láidir ar shaol na hÉireann go dtí an lá inniu. Free article

Remembering the Past

16 August 2007

RTÉ bans Adams book ad Free article

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

16 August 2007

Don't Believe a Word, Spying through the Euro lies and Put occupation back at top of international agenda Free article

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