Issue 1 - 2023 front

3 August 2006 Edition

Worldwide anger at Israeli slaughter

3 August 2006

Despite the Quana air raid which killed at lease 50 civilians, 37 of them children, and the alleged international pressure this was supposed to have put the Israelis under, all the signs are that Israel intends to intensify and widen its war on Lebanon. Free article

"IRA decision has continuing impact" - Adams

3 August 2006

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has said that the DUP has been forced to concede the principle of power-sharing and the question now is when will they decide to engage. He placed the current poltical situation in the context of the first anniversary of the IRA's historic decision to end its armed campaign, a decision still impacting on the political landscape. Free article

Campaign against Harney's hospital land deal

3 August 2006

Sinn Féin has launched a campaign against the proposed allocation of public land to developers looking to build private hospitals. The party's Health spokesperson Caoimhghín O Caoláin TD described the proposals as 'lunacy' and said that "the Minister cannot line the pockets of developers at the expense of the Irish people". Free article

Sinn Féin calls for 'NO' vote on Towards 2016 deal

3 August 2006

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Workers' Rights, Arthur Morgan TD has called on workers to reject the proposed Towards 2016 Partnership Agreement, currently being voted on in unions across the 26 Counties. Deputy Morgan made his remarks following a decision by the party's Ard Chomhairle to call on Sinn Féin members and supporters to vote no in their respective unions. Free article


Remembering 1981 Kevin Lynch and Kieran Doherty TD honoured - Massive Hunger Strike rally for Casement Park on the 13th

3 August 2006

Hunger Strikers Kevin Lynch and Kieran Doherty TD were honoured at events around the country in the past week as preparations continue for the culmination of the 25th anniversary of the 1981 Hunger Strike with a march through Belfast and rally at Casement Park on Sunday 13 August. Free article

RUC PERJURY Seven years 'on the blanket' on the basis of a false conviction

3 August 2006

John Boyle is a quiet man with a wry smile and a generous handshake. He tells his story with humour and modesty. "It's not just about me, my case is not unique," he insists. But this, he believes, is also the very reason it's proving to be so difficult to secure justice. Free article

Cuairt an Chogadóra Condoleeza

3 August 2006

Thug Condoleeza Rice cuairt ar Aerfort na Sionainne Dé Luain seo caite - an naoú cuairt den chineál seo ó a ceapadh í mar Rúnaí Stáit de chuid na Stát Aontaithe. Bhí neart agóidithe i láthair a chuir i gcoinne a cuairte chun a chur in iúl freasúracht phobal na tíre seo i gcoinne na Meiriceánach ag baint tairbhe as Aerfort na Sionainne mar láthair athbhreoslaithe agus i gcoinne a gcogaidh san Iaráic. Free article

An Phoblacht
44 Parnell Sq.
Dublin 1