AP front 1 - 2022

2 October 2008 Edition

Farmers' mart survey : Initial findings show dissatisfaction

2 October 2008

THE National Ploughing Championships in Kilkenny last week saw Martin Ferris TD release the initial findings of a survey on the future of farming conducted by Sinn Féin during the summer months. An analysis of the complete survey will be published later this year as part of the Oireachtas Agriculture and Fisheries report into the future of farming and fishing in the west of Ireland. What is presented here is a sample from the survey carried out at marts in West Cork and Kerry. Free article

It's equality, stupid!

2 October 2008

WHAT is the cause of the difficulties in delivering sustainable, efficient government in the North? One simple but powerful word - EQUALITY. Free article

Double standards at the Irish Times

2 October 2008

"THE Government is not ruling out tax increases in the budget on 14 October as part of its response to the dramatic downturn in exchequer revenues this year," writes Harry McGee in Monday's Irish Times. Free article

Remembering the Past: 1968: RUC attacks Derry Civil Rights march

2 October 2008

IN the aftermath of the first Civil Rights march from Coalisland to Dungannon, in August 1968, it was announced that the next demonstration would be in the city of Derry. Civil Rights campaigners in Derry had been pressing for a march in their city which had long been a byword for unionist sectarianism and discrimination. Free article

Óg agus Ársa maith, meánach riamh...

2 October 2008

Le roinnt seachtainí anuas tá fógraí sna meáin ag ceiliúradh daoine aosta agus ag cur i gcuimhne duinn go bhfuil go leor le tairiscint ag an aos aosta fós. Bhí a fhios agam sin cheana, nó mar atá scríofa agam roimhe seo bím ag obair le coistí agus le grúpaí Gaeilge ar fud na tíre ina mbíonn seandaoine gníomhach agus is beag a cheapaidís d'aon tuairim nach bhfuil aon rud fágtha acu le tabhairt don saol reatha agus don saol rompu mar oidhreacht. Free article

Fifth Column

2 October 2008

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column. Free article

Radical proposals for 2009 GAA season

2 October 2008

NOW that the inter-county championships are finished, a special GAA Congress is being held this Saturday to decide on a number of radical proposals for 2009. Probably the most important of these is to allow Galway and Antrim to take part in the Leinster hurling championship. Free article

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

2 October 2008

EP 'Socialists' oppose social progress in treaties, What has the European Court of Justice ruled?, Fuel poverty hits worst-off hardest, says de Brún, The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: a ray of hope on the horizon?, Mary Lou speaks at largest left-wing festival in Europe and European Social Forum defends workers' rights Free article

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