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12 June 2008 Edition

The Mitchel McLaughlin Column

12 June 2008

THERE was much speculation last week around the future of the Assembly. Whatever about the speculation or wherever it emanated from, one thing is certain: there is still a number of issues outstanding that must be resolved if we are to continue to build on the success of the past 12 months. Free article

THE OIL CRISIS : Affecting every aspect of our lives

12 June 2008

AS the price of oil soars to unprecedented levels, peak oil - the idea that the world is at or near the peak of oil production, after which it will gradually decline - is being taken seriously by a growing number of people. Free article


12 June 2008

Osclaíodh tréimhse comhairlúcháin/ aighneachtaí i Mí Bealtaine d'Fhoilseachán Nuachta Gaeilge a bheidh á mhaoiniú ag Foras na Gaeilge agus tá an tréimhse comhairliúcháin sin ag teacht go deireadh i gceann seachtaine. De réir le preas-ráiteas ón Fhoras 'tá athbhreithnithe idir lámha an Fhorais faoi láthair ar an tacaíocht reatha atá á cur ar fáil do riachtanais an phobail i leith foilseachán nuachta Gaeilge. Táthar ag lorg aighneachtaí ón phobal maidir leis an dóigh is fearr chun foilseachán nó foilseacháin nuachta Gaeilge a sholáthar de réir an dóigh is éifeachtaí. Free article

Matt Treacy

12 June 2008

AS PART of her civic education I have attempted to engage Ciara in a learned discussion of the Lisbon Treaty, determined not to influence her one way or the other, and perhaps to learn something new myself. Out of the mouths of babes and all that. Free article

Media View

12 June 2008

"ARE WE out of our collective minds?" asked a typically fair and objective editorial in Saturday's Irish Times on the Lisbon Treaty. This followed an editorial in the previous day's paper which had published an opinion poll suggesting the 'No' side was in front for the first time in the campaign. Free article

Fifth Column

12 June 2008

All mouth and no trousers

THE North’s new Environment Minister has been unveiled to the public (and not for the first time). It’s Sammy Wilson.
Sammy now has a portfolio to hide his public profile which is well known to readers of the Sunday World. A few years back, photographs showing him romping in a forest in France in the nude with a female companion popped up.
Subsequent legal... Free article

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