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8 April 2010 Edition


8 April 2010

Ar na n-amhráin is coiteanta ag imeachtaí poblachtanacha thar na blianta bhí claisic na Wolfe Tones On the One Road agus amhrán Tommy Makem, Only Our Rivers Run Free. An cheist atá do mo chrá an tseachtain seo ná cad a tharlaíonn nuair atá na Rivers ag rith saor... ar thlacht an Bhóthair Aonair? Free article

Another View by Eoin Ó Broin

8 April 2010

Every year one of Ireland's leading anti-poverty groups, Social Justice Ireland (formerly known as CORI Justice) produces a social and economic review. This detailed report provides both a critique of government policy in the previous year and a set of alternatives aimed at producing a more equal society. Free article


8 April 2010

Democratic Unionist. Ulster Unionist (now with new Tory flavour). Traditional Unionist. SDLP. One thing you can say for unionists looking forward to the coming Westminster elections, they're spoiled for choice. Thing is though, it makes things complicated for those of you going north for the elections. It's even tougher for journalists who now have to report on a campaign when all they know about the place is what they learned from a Saturday afternoon's shopping trip to Newry. Free article

Dúirt Siad special: Dateline 1916

8 April 2010

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams reminded us over a weekend of Easter celebrations that the recent media attacks on Irish republicanism were bigger than just him. He said that the onslaught was "about us, as a republican community" and that it was more about our integrity and the "just nature of our cause". He was right. Free article

Jim Monaghan - Always a step ahead

8 April 2010

Veteran republican Jim Monaghan will be honoured at the annual Sinn Féin Dublin South Central Dinner Dance next month. Although originally from Donegal, he spent many years living in the capital. "My father was from Fermanagh," Jim tells me, "and when the Second World War broke out he crossed the border and joined the Free State Army. At the time there was a fear that the Brits might reinvade so my father joined the army in order to be able to defend the country in such an event. In 1940 he was posted to Donegal." Free article

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