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30 June 2013 Edition

‘I want City Hall to be a welcoming place for everyone’

30 June 2013

New Mayor of Belfast, Sinn Féin Councillor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, talks to An Phoblacht Free article

A good year ends – Tierna Cunningham

30 June 2013

AS Sinn Féin’s Mairtín Ó Muilleoir was getting ready to take up the post of Mayor of Belfast, party colleague Tierna Cunningham was handing over her position as Deputy Mayor to the DUP’s Christopher Stalford. In between the changeover, Tierna spoke to An Phoblacht about a year in which she used her office to open up the City Hall to so many different people and causes. Premium service article

The last of the hunters

30 June 2013

ACROSS FROM THE PIER in Howth, as the Harbour Road bends seaward past the Olympic Council of Ireland, a small shop tempts the tourist with ice cream, postcards, sweets, souvenirs, trinkets and paraphernalia. Among these can be found the crew of a small fishing trawler. Premium service article

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Sligo prelude to Great Lockout 1913

30 June 2013

THE Great Lockout of 1913 was preceded by struggles in different parts of Ireland as workers fought for the right to organise in trade unions, principally in the Irish Transport & General Workers’ Union Free article

Mousa Abu Maria – Shot in the head, imprisoned and tortured

30 June 2013

I MEET MOUSA ABU MARIA at the Sinn Féin Head Office in Dublin’s Parnell Square. Mousa is the co-founder of the Palestine Solidarity Project (PSP) and is in Ireland to speak at a number of events organised by the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign. He’s a quiet and softly spoken man and certainly does not come across as the ‘terror leader’ that some Israeli media outlets have dubbed him. Premium service article

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