Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

28 April 2013 Edition

Margaret Thatcher and Croke Park 2

28 April 2013

THE DEATH of Baroness Margaret Thatcher has seen the passing of the most polarising political figure in Irish and British politics since Oliver Cromwell. Free article

No one liked him... but he does care

28 April 2013

EAMON DUNPHY used to play soccer with Millwall, a club with its origins in London’s docks and whose fans’ notoriety has led them to sing: “No one likes us, we don’t care.” You might think it could have been custom-made as a motto for Eamon Dunphy. Free article

Standing up in Europe for victims of symphysiotomy

28 April 2013

SYMPHYSIOTOMY – the operation that entailed the sawing in half during childbirth of the pubic bone of a woman to open the birth canal and in theory make the baby’s passage into the world easier – was both unnecessary and barbaric. Free article

BAI’s TV and radio fairness code fails

28 April 2013

FAIRNESS, objectivity and impartiality in the Irish news media – what are the steps to such a utopia? Premium service article

Ben Gilroy and Direct Democracy Ireland: Look behind them

28 April 2013

BEN GILROY and his new Direct Democracy Ireland party burst onto the scene in the Meath East by-election, attracting anti-Government voters who took DDI’s rhetoric at face value. But what does DDI and its leading figures stand for? Free article

Anthony Curtin, Kerry

28 April 2013

REPUBLICANS across Kerry and particularly around Listowel were left shocked by the sudden death pf Sinn Féin Town Councillor and former Mayor of Listowel Anthony Curtin. He passed away at his home in Clounmacon in the early hours of Wednesday morning, 3 April. He was aged 77. Free article

Mattie Ganley, Galway

28 April 2013

THE sad news of the passing of lifelong republican Mattie Ganley was received throughout Galway County with disbelief that our Giolla Mear had passed away at his home in Cnoc Dunloe in his native Ballinasloe. Free article

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Exploring difference, isolation and exclusion

28 April 2013

Milo – Directors: Berend and Roel Boersma. Cast: Lorcan Bonner, Stuart Graham, Jer O’Leary, Laura Vasiliu, Charlotte Bradley and Dolf de Vries. Runtime: 90 minutes Free article

Family wreaths for executed Civil War POWs

28 April 2013

WREATHS were laid on behalf of the families of three Civil War republican prisoners at the annual Wexford Sinn Féin commemoration at Taghmon on Saturday 6 April. Free article

I nDíl Chuimhne agus Comhbrón

28 April 2013

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

Imeachtaí | Events

28 April 2013

All notices should be sent to: [email protected] at least 14 days in advance of publication date. There is no charge for I nDíl Chuimhne, Comhbhrón etc. » Imeachtaí » Events There is a charge of €10 for inserts printed in our Imeachtaí/Events column. You can also get a small or large box advert. Contact: [email protected] for details. Free article

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