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2 November 2015 Edition

Garda shooting of Ronan MacLochlainn

2 November 2015

CONTROVERSY surrounding gardaí shooting dead “dissident republican” Ronan MacLochlainn near Ashford, County Wicklow, in 1998 during a cash-in-transit robbery and alleged breaches of police procedure in the follow-up investigation has led to the Irish Government conceding a Commission of Investigation that has to report to the Minister for Justice by 20 November 2015. Premium service article

Níl na comhairli saor ó olc ach an oiread

2 November 2015

IS MAITH go bhfuil an Lucht Siuil a d’fhulaing an tragoid uafásach sin i gCarraig Maoinis le hathlonnú ag an gcomhairle áitiúil – faoi dheire thiar. Premium service article

South-East needs Sinn Féin voice

2 November 2015

Senator David Cullinane Q&A with Mark Moloney Premium service article

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Conversations that need to be had – Hugo MacNeill

2 November 2015

Hugo MacNeill – Chairperson of the British Irish Association Board Member of the Ireland Funds. Played rugby for Ireland 37 times between 1981 and 1988, including the first Rugby World Cup in 1987 Free article

Jim Monaghan

2 November 2015

BORN in Donegal in 1945, as a child Jim Monaghan lived in the town of Rathmullan, on the shores of Lough Swilly. The town is most famous as the site where, in 1607, 'The Flight of the Earls' took place and the Gaelic leaders departed Ireland for Europe following their defeat precipitated by the Battle of Kinsale. Premium service article

A Song for Ireland

2 November 2015

I STILL REMEMBER the first time I heard Barleycorn’s The Men Behind the Wire. It was at a south Dublin primary school in 1972. Within a year, there was no men and no wire to be heard on RTÉ Radio and the class above us were learning Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World. Censorship had moved beyond Montrose across the airwaves and into the leafy suburbs, its schools and social conversation. Premium service article

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