Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

25 May 2012 Edition

A New Republic – A New Future

25 May 2012

ON 17 JUNE, Irish republicans will gather at Sallins in County Kildare and parade to Bodenstown Graveyard to once again honour the founding figure of Irish republicanism, Theobald Wolfe Tone. Free article

Fianna Fáil Mayor’s chains rattled by Sinn Féin

25 May 2012

THE Fianna Fáil Mayor of Cork had his chains well and truly rattled by the Sinn Féin group on Cork City Council. Mayor Terry Shannon has been called to account for using his position as First Citizen to launch a party political attack on Sinn Féin because it is ahead of Fianna Fáil in the polls. Premium service article

Tromluí Uí Chuív?

25 May 2012

CÉARD a bhí ar siúl ag Éamon Ó Cuív leis an bhfógra go raibh sé chun rud éigin ‘suntasach’ a fhógairt sular thug sé le fios go mbeadh sé ag géilleadh do cheannaireacht Mícheál Martin agus ag coinneáil a chlab dúnta maidir leis an Reifreann? Braitheann freagra na ceiste sin ar an té a bheidh tú ag labhairt leo. Free article

1916 descendants’ motion to save historic site moved by Sinn Féin

25 May 2012

A DÁIL MOTION drafted by descendants of the signatories of the 1916 Proclamation to have the Easter Rising battlefield site in Dublin’s Moore Street protected and developed as a historic or cultural quarter has been tabled by Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan (Arts & Heritage). Free article

Militant Irish women fight for the vote

25 May 2012

BY THE SUMMER of 1912 it seemed most likely that there would be a Home Rule parliament in Ireland and Irish women were determined to ensure they would win the right to vote in the first election to that parliament. Their campaign was stepped up and took on a new militancy 100 years ago. Free article


25 May 2012

THE media have missed the point in singling out references to attitudes in golf clubs during a Community Relations Week conference in the Six Counties on sectarianism, one ex-prisoner there said. Premium service article

Bob Marley: Gripping biopic of a reggae revolutionary

25 May 2012

Marley Director: Kevin MacDonald Cast: Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff 144 mins (PG-13) Premium service article

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Guns for hire

25 May 2012

Blackwater: The Rise Of The World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army By Jeremy Scahill Serpent’s Tail, £8.99 Premium service article


25 May 2012

It’s not easy being mean, Willie Frazer – he should have gone to Specsavers, March of the penguins and Indecent proposal Free article


25 May 2012

SPORT is a great example of the power of self-belief and a never-say-die attitude – it constantly feeds us with examples of the underdog winning against the odds and of spectacular fightbacks. Also James McClean has wisely packed in the oul Twitter machine after being deluged with sectarian and racist abuse Premium service article

Between the Posts

25 May 2012

I WONDER WHY Michael McKillop is not a household name in Ireland. After all, he lives just outside Belfast and he holds the world record over 800 metres. Last month, he smashed his own world record by a phenomenal 15 seconds. In doing so, he became the first man to set a world record in the new London Olympic Stadium where the athletics event was held. Premium service article

I nDíl Chuimhne agus Comhbrón

25 May 2012

“Life springs from death and from the graves of patriot men and women spring living nations.” – Pádraig Mac Piarais Free article

Imeachtaí | Events

25 May 2012

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