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2 June 2013 Edition

Broken promises

2 June 2013

THE British Government has broken its word. British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have taken their eye off the ball regarding the Peace Process and are undermining the work of the Executive. Free article

Gaeilge láidir agus beo i Maigh Eo

2 June 2013

ARD FHEIS den chéad scoth a bhí ag Sinn Féin i gCaisleán an Bharraigh i mbliana - an ceann is mó agus is fearr riamh i dtuairim go leor, leor daoine. Bhí neart polaitíochta, díospóireachta, stair, polásaíthe dhá phlé (gan trácht ar an gcraic) ann agus is iomaí cúis agus saincheist tráthúil a bhí faoi chaibidil le linn an dá lá. Free article

‘We don’t want a 32-County Free State’

2 June 2013

THE Crossmaglen Rangers club was buzzing when upwards of 200 people packed the debate on a United Ireland chaired by Eamonn Mallie and addressed by unionists as well as republicans ahead of the people’s Border poll. Premium service article

Border Busters – Poll backs united Ireland

2 June 2013

THE GREAT EFFORT by the people of South Armagh and North Louth in organising the first-ever ‘People’s Referendum on Irish Unity’ paid off on Saturday 25 May when over a thousand people went out to cast their votes. Premium service article

Leas na mBanc taobh thiar den Ghéarchéim Tithiochta

2 June 2013

LUAITEAR deacrachtaí sa margadh tithíochta go minic mar shampla den chaoi a bhfuil an ghéarcheim eacnamaíochta ag cur rudaí as a riocht. Free article

Game, set and match to the banks

2 June 2013

WELL, Frankfurt’s way is Labour’s way! Leo Varadkar’s ‘not a cent more’ to Anglo Irish Bank became €34billion and all bond holders have been paid with our Taoiseach proudly announcing after his election that Ireland would pay every red cent of its debt. But nothing shows the extent to which banks are running Ireland and Europe more than the recently-published ‘Insolvency Guidelines and Rules’ which were launched in April. Free article

SMEs and EU funding

2 June 2013

SINCE the inception of the European Peace Fund initiative, the North has seen the funding of over 22,000 projects, benefiting hundreds of thousands of people. But it is not just Peace Funds that have assisted projects across Ireland. Free article

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This is Don Baker

2 June 2013

DON BAKER is a remarkable man. Not just in terms of his musical talent (Bono called him “the greatest harmonica player in the world”) but in his fight to emerge from an early life in Dublin’s inner city dominatd by TB, an alcoholic father, juvenile crime and a brutal incarceration in an industrial school run by the Catholic Church. Don Baker is a survivor. He spoke to JOHN HEDGES as he releases a new number on iTunes – ‘Woe to the Holy Vow’. Free article

North’s economy under attack from Westminster

2 June 2013

A NUMBER OF WEEKS AGO, myself and Peter Robinson met with the British Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street. It was one of only a handful of meetings that have taken place since the Tory/Liberal Democrats coalition came into power. Free article

Hands off the licence fee!

2 June 2013

THERE has been a growing campaign by private business interests to get a share of public funding from the TV and radio licence fee to boost the profits of their commercial broadcast companies. Free article

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube – ‘Sinn Féin wins hands down’

2 June 2013

A NEW REPORT by SocialMedia.ie into the use of social media and online content by the four main parties in the 26 Counties shows Sinn Féin easily leading the pack. Free article

Justice Inspectorate indicts PSNI restructuring

2 June 2013

THE PSNI stands accused of “incoherent and in many cases indefensible decision-making” from the latest report by the Criminal Justice Inspectorate watchdog, Sinn Féin Policing spokesperson Gerry Kelly MLA says. Premium service article

Travelling with Austerity

2 June 2013

PAVEE POINT recently launched a report, ‘Travelling with Austerity’, which documents the cuts to Travellers, Traveller projects and services since 2008. The report was commissioned because we had concerns about the impact of austerity on Travellers and on Traveller community development projects. Free article

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