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4 August 2022 Edition

An investment in Ireland’s children, is an investment in us all

4 August 2022

Brónagh Ní Chuilinn compares the situation of living in Ireland and Australia asking why would Irish migrants consider returning when the state here does so little to invest in the future of our younger generations Free article

Seachtain na mBundúchasach san Astráil

4 August 2022

Is ar an gcéad Domhnach de mhí Iúil gach bliain a chuirtear tús le féile Sheachtain na mBundúchasach san Astráil (NAIDOC). Cuireadh ar athló na hócáidí ar fad i 2020 de bharr ráig na pandéime Covid-19 agus cuireadh clár giorraithe ar siúl anuraidh ach trí bliana ó shin bhí de sheans agam ​freastal ar roinnt imeachtaí a bhain leis an bhféile i Sydney na hAstráile. Free article

We need to lead on the climate change emergency

4 August 2022

The climate change emergency is the biggest crisis facing humanity. When the Sinn Féin constitution was updated in 2005, it included in its objectives a commitment to “promote cultural diversity, sustainable development, and environmental responsibility through national policy and international co-operation and solidarity” (Bunreacht Shinn Féin, Objectives 3j). Free article

Diversity strengthens nations

4 August 2022

How we understand politics, nationalism, and patriotism is often defined by a country’s history, its politics, and its political leaders. It is sometimes glibly claimed that patriotism is the love of your country whilst nationalism is the hatred of everyone else’s. Free article

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An Cultúr Oráisteach

4 August 2022

Rugadh agus tógadh mise faoi scáth na gCrann Tógála in Oirthear Bhéal Feirste agus tá me sáite i gcultúr na háite sin; den chuid is mó oidhreacht an Phobail Aontachtaigh. Free article

Gaels Le Chéile address Féile an Phobail

4 August 2022

In May 2021, a group of grassroots GAA members penned a letter to An Taoiseach asking him to begin to plan for the future by establishing an all island Citizens’ Assembly on Irish Unity. To date, the letter, which has been signed by over 12,000 Gaels, has gone unanswered. Free article

Cloak and daggers Invincibles in Westminster

4 August 2022

On the evening of 6 May 1882, the newly appointed Chief Secretary for Ireland, Lord Frederick Cavendish, and Permanent Under Secretary Thomas Burke were assassinated by seven men wielding surgical knives. Free article

A victory for the Republican struggle

4 August 2022

2022 is benchmarking two critical events in Sinn Féin’s electoral history. This October marks the 40th anniversary of the Prior Assembly elections where Sinn Fein won five seats and 10.1% of the poll. 17 May was the 20th anniversary of the party’s major leap in representation in Leinster House. The party won five seats in the 26 County general election. Free article

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