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30 April 2012 Edition

We can’t afford the EU Austerity Treaty – Vote NO on May 31

30 April 2012

THE MEDIA, Fine Gael, the Labour Party and Fianna Fáil are wrong when they say that the EU Austerity Treaty has nothing to do with the crippling burden of the daily cost of living, mortgages, job losses, cuts, the Household Charge, new water charges and stealth taxes. Free article

Be positive – Vote NO

30 April 2012

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams TD has urged a NO vote in the referendum on 31 May. He has accused Fine Gael, Labour and Fianna Fáil of joining forces to try and “bully and blackmail citizens into voting Yes” even though austerity has clearly failed in Ireland and across Europe. “It simply doesn’t work.” Free article

Sinn Féin Mayor’s move agreed last year with unionists

30 April 2012

BELFAST MAYOR Niall Ó Donnghaile is leaving his post a few days early to allow a DUP Mayor to take up office in time for the Jubilee celebrations. The decision was agreed with the DUP 12 months ago, making nonsense of a Belfast Telegraph splash that it is a “snub” to unionists. Free article

The colourful and controversial George Galloway speaks to An Phoblacht

30 April 2012

THE Bradford West by-election on 29 March saw a spectacular victory for George Galloway and the left-wing Respect Party, winning what Westminster’s newest MP described as “the most sensational result in British by-election history”. Free article

Who can fear reconciliation?

30 April 2012

The logical extension of Peter Robinson’s Carson Lecture in Dublin is for him to give the leadership required to free up unionist thinking, to become partners in reconciliation with republicans and not just partners in government Premium service article

I want Rangers to survive

30 April 2012

Despite our fanaticism for Celtic, it still makes it more appealing to have a competitive Rangers breathing down our necks or vice versa Free article

Dramatic ideas

30 April 2012

THE QUESTION I’m most frequently asked is: ‘Where do your ideas come from?’ I have no hesitation in saying that I find my own experience, my own journey, infinitely more interesting than anyone else’s. It took me years, though, to trust in my own background, to believe that the events that had shaped me were important and worth sharing with the world. Premium service article

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Sinn Féin Ard Fheis week before EU Austerity Treaty vote

30 April 2012

ALL Sinn Féin members and supporters are being urged to help make the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Killarney, County Kerry, just days ahead of the vote on the EU Fiscal Austerity Treaty, one of the biggest political rallies of the year at a critical time in Ireland’s history. Free article

Talks plan gives hope to Priory Hall residents

30 April 2012

A PLAN to help seek a resolution of the situation at Priory Hall has been endorsed by the evacuated residents. A former Supreme Court judge, Justice Finnegan, is to chair a resolution process that is due to include residents, mortgage lenders and Dublin City Council. Free article

A sporting chance

30 April 2012

IT IS CLEAR from the response she’s getting from people across the Six Counties that the Minister for Culture, Arts and Leisure Carál Ní Chuilin MLA is having a positive effect. Free article


30 April 2012

TÁ TOGHCHÁIN Uachtaránachta na Fraince faoi lán seol i láthair na huaire thall agus bhí deis agam mar chuairteoir sa Bhriotáin le déanaí féachaint ar an gcóras toghchánaíochta thall. Free article

Éagóir ar Thuismitheoirí aonair

30 April 2012

CAITHFIDH Fine Gael agus an Lucht Oibre stopadh de bheith ag déanamh leatrom uafásach ar thuismitheoirí aonair. Premium service article

Probes’ bias raised by findings of University of Ulster lecturer

30 April 2012

THE independence of the Historical Enquiries Team, the body set up by the PSNI to re-examine all deaths attributable to the conflict in the Six Counties between 1968 and 1998, has been called into question in a report by a senior academic at the University of Ulster. Free article

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