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2 March 2014 Edition

Pobal na Gaeilge ‘Dearg le Fearg’

2 March 2014

BHÍODAR ann ó chian agus ó chóngar lena míshastacht a léiriú leis an gcaoi a bhfuil an rialtas ag caitheamh le pobal na gaeilge. Bhí idir óg agus aosta ann, cainteoirí dúchais, daoine líofa, foghlaimeoirí agus lucht tacaíochta. Léiriú dearfach, spleodrach ar neart phobal na Gaeilge agus an tacaíocht láidir atá ann dár dteanga dhúchais. Premium service article

Some way to go

2 March 2014

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY is always a good time to reflect on the advances that women have made in Irish society but also to take a critical look at what we have still to achieve. Premium service article

People power against the pushers

2 March 2014

1984 saw the ‘official’ formation of the Concerned Parents Against Drugs — a campaign that spontaneously erupted in working-class areas across Dublin as a response to the heroin dealers who were crucifying their communities and killing their families. Premium service article

Labour - Every little hurts

2 March 2014

EAMON GILMORE’S address to the Labour Party conference was strong on rhetoric but short on specifics. Premium service article

Cén fáth bheith faiteach faoi neamhspleáchas na hAlban?

2 March 2014

TÁ AN díospóireacht faoi neamhspleáchas na hAlban ag dul idteo sa tír, agus tá tionchar ag an díospóireacht orainne freisin mar is léir nach dteastaíonn ó lucht rialaithe an stáitín seo go rachaidh na hAlbannaigh sa treó sin. Free article

‘Water Meter Man’

2 March 2014

THERE’S a quiet revolution going on in the large west County Dublin suburb of Clonsilla. As Irish Water installs water meters as part of the Irish Government’s roll-out of water charges across the state, some residents are fighting back and refusing to allow contractors on to their property. Free article

Working for Ireland – not mouthpieces for austerity

2 March 2014

“THERE was a lot of anti-Irish sentiment, verging on bullying, by teachers as well as students in the school I was attending,” Matt says about his brief time living in the Welsh border town of Holywell when he was 11. “There was just three Irish students at the school and we got hell. I wasn’t from a republican family so I hadn’t really much sense of the situation.” Premium service article

At Swim, Two Salmon

2 March 2014

‘Save Bantry Bay’ and ROBERT ALLEN on what’s following in the wake of Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen Premium service article

Nuclear ‘gold rush’

2 March 2014

IT IS the equivalent of a new gold rush, lucrative to the tune of billions of euro and the only fools are the Irish people. Free article

Bad politics

2 March 2014

PEADAR WHELAN continues his review of the DUP and UUP leaderships’ pandering to the reactionary rump of unionism Premium service article

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