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1 November 2016 Edition

Stop Westminster Tories driving us off Brexit cliff

1 November 2016

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has been left under no illusion by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness that Westminster cannot ignore the reality that the people of the North voted to remain in the EU and the enormous consequence of Brexit for Ireland. Free article

Scéal dhá chogadh: Aleppo is Mosul

1 November 2016

LE MÍ anuas tá RTÉ ag tuairisciú faoin uafás atá ag titim amach in Aleppo sa tSyria, ach is mó de bholscaireacht chlaonta ná tuairisc iomlán a craoladh. Free article

Filling the gap left by social democracy’s decline

1 November 2016

THROUGHOUT EUROPE, social democratic parties are in decline. The voters they once represented have got increasingly tired of being used as cannon fodder for the various ‘lite’ versions of the exploitative policies put forward by the genuine Right. Premium service article

Carrickmines and Travellers – A civil rights issue

1 November 2016

On Saturday morning, 10 October 2015, the nation woke up to the news that a fire had taken place in Glenamuck in south County Dublin and that at least eight people had perished. Premium service article

Mo thuras LADT

1 November 2016

Scríobhann fear óg an Iúir, John McCaul, go fírinneach faoina thuairimí i leith an phobail Leispiach, Aerach, Déghnéasach agus Trasinscneach agus faoina thuras phearsanta féin Free article

Inspirational festival combines music, drama, art and feminist politics

1 November 2016

‘ÉIGSE NA mBAN,’ in Ennis, County Clare, over the two days of 8 and 9 October, was a politically provocative and innovative activist weekend. Free article

Steps in the right direction

1 November 2016

I SPOKE at the opening of a new 1916 community garden in Camlough in October. The sacrifice of 1916 and the enduring vision it set out for all of us is something I have commemorated many times with pride. Premium service article

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Reconciliation is an imperative – not an option

1 November 2016

RECONCILIATION and healing in our society are an imperative for the Irish Peace Process. But their achievement continues to be both challenging and elusive. The required political and civic critical mass to bring them about still does not exist. We have to collectively work at building momentum to make them the new phase of the Peace Process. Premium service article

Full and Plenty

1 November 2016

IT STARTED more than a generation ago in places like Danaghers in Cong, The Dubliner in Dublin, O’Dowd’s in Roundstone, in numerous cafés and restaurants in Belfast, Cork and Dublin, and in rural areas where there was a demand for a hearty midday meal. Premium service article

Another Europe is possible – Treo eile don Eoraip

1 November 2016

TTIP & CETA – Matt Carthy MEP, Fisheries and Brexit – Liadh Ní Riada MEP, Mandatory register for EU lobbyists – Martina Anderson MEP and Escalating militarisation of EU – Lynn Boylan MEP Free article

Irish support for the Spanish Republic

1 November 2016

IN FEBRUARY 1936, the people of the Spanish Republic elected a Popular Front government which included Left republicans, socialists, communists and other progressive forces. The result reflected the great social upheaval of those so long oppressed by the old monarchy, the landed aristocracy, the Catholic Hierarchy, the capitalists in industry, and by Madrid’s suppression of the Basque and Catalan nations. Free article

The spirit that makes Gaelic games special

1 November 2016

PRIDE AND PASSION are two words that are often associated with GAA – and rightly so. On a daily basis, people across the island are taking part in, coaching or doing some form of administrative back-up duty for their club or county. Free article

Óglach Diarmuid O’Neill 20th anniversary commemoration

1 November 2016

FRANCIE MOLLOY MP, several Sinn Féin TDs and party county councillors, republican former prisoners, a delegation of Basque political activists, and hundreds of Irish republicans joined with members of the O’Neill family on 25 September for the 20th anniversary commemoration of the killing of IRA Volunteer Diarmuid O’Neill in England. Free article

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