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8 November 2007 Edition

The Resistance Campaign, 50 Years On

8 November 2007

Mícheál MacDonncha continues the series marking the 50th anniversary of the IRA's Resistance Campaign - more widely known as the Border Campaign - which commenced in December 1956. The series is based on the monthly republican newspaper of the time An tÉireannach Aontaithe/ The United Irishman. Free article

The Mitchel McLaughlin Column

8 November 2007

RECENT announcements about expected further redundancies in Waterford Crystal and major job losses at Seagate in Limavady would suggest that a radical rethink on the approach to job creation and security is required. Free article

OPINION : Ireland, the EU and the break-up of the 'United Kingdom'

8 November 2007

MUCH of the to-ing and fro-ing over the last month about whether British Prime Minister Gordon Brown would call a general election missed (or avoided) the main point: namely that, for the first time in its history, the next election will be largely an English election. Free article


8 November 2007

Tháinig muid trasna on Bhrasaíl go dtí an Airgintín. D'fhág muid ár málaí sa Pasada agus thug muid ár n-agahidh ar an eas mór ar an taobh seo. Free article

Matt Treacy

8 November 2007

CROSSMAGLEN'S narrow victory over Clontibret in the Ulster Club SFC quarter-final attracted some media attention because of a minor schmozzle that broke out after the final whistle. Free article

Media View

8 November 2007

ONE of Suzanne Breen's favourite devices when attacking Sinn Féin is to quote disgruntled former republicans. However, in a contemptuous - and contemptible - Sunday Tribune article on the late Martin Meehan, she could find nobody willing to oblige and so Suzanne had to get down and dirty herself. Free article

Fifth Column

8 November 2007

The man behind the poppy

POPPY-WEARING ‘personalities’ (other than Kevin Myers, who becomes a professional Poppy wearer around this time of year), might take a closer look behind the emblem they brandish in memory of the British military’s fallen dead “of all wars”, as the Royal British Legion helpfully reminds us and people on TV.
In the centre of the Poppy, the black button used... Free article

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