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16 January 2017 Edition

Stormont brought down by DUP arrogance

16 January 2017

STORMONT’S Executive Government was brought down by the sheer weight of the arrogance of the Democratic Unionist Party under Arlene Foster and their refusal to truly embrace the challenges of power-sharing. Free article

Martin McGuinness resigns

16 January 2017

What the leaders say and what the papers say Free article

'There can be no return to the status quo' – Martin McGuinness

16 January 2017

FOR A DECADE, Martin McGuinness has been at the head of the Northern Executive, driving Sinn Féin’s agenda in the political institutions in the face of great challenges. Free article

DUP’s war against Irish language

16 January 2017

DUP axing of Líofa Gaeltacht bursary scheme in line with party policy outlined by Arlene Foster prior to 2016 Assembly election Premium service article

Dual Diagnosis – A new approach in treating mental health and substance addiction

16 January 2017

CORK CITY is the venue for Sinn Féin’s third regional conference on the Dual Diagnosis approach to mental health. Free article

Kevin Fox’s family meet Trust on suicide services

16 January 2017

OMAGH Sinn Féin Sinn Féin Councillors Anne-Marie Fitzgerald and Stephen McCann (who is also Chair of the council’s Health & Social Care Group) have described as ‘productive’ a meeting held the week before Christmas between Western Trust officials and family and friends of the late Kevin Fox, who tragically lost his life to suicide in July. Free article

Do we really need another new party on the Left?

16 January 2017

THE GROSS BETRAYAL of the interests of the organised labour movement by the Labour Party has rightly led thousands of trade unionists to reject the abject posturing of this personal-pension-hungry rabble. Premium service article

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Ní mór don DUP tabhairt faoin dúshlán

16 January 2017

An fhéiniúlacht agus an cothromas i leith na Gaeilge, sa phobal agus sa chóras scolaíochta, is iad sin na hábhair is mó a bhí faoi thrácht ag Slógadh Shinn Féin i nDún Richmond (Richmond Barracks), Baile Atha Cliath, le déanaí. Free article

Farewell Fidel

16 January 2017

I was being asked to be an eyewitness to a moment in history Free article

British Government’s legacy of cover-up a toxic stream of lies

16 January 2017

Pressure mounts on Britain over legacy issues – British Government warned that it cannot use national security to override its obligations to provide information about the past Free article

Cothromas diúltach agus deacracht phearsanta

16 January 2017

MAR IS NÓS anois ag an rialtas agus ag an bhfreasúra bréagach (Fianna Fáil) cluiche pholaitiúil a dhéanamh as ceisteanna a bhfuil tábhacht dhairíre ag baint leó don phobal, níl ar siúl acu maidir le riaradh cíosa ach cur i gcéill eile. Free article

‘Magical legalism’: How the British disguise their illegality as legal

16 January 2017

THE REACTION of Tory politicians and their media mouthpieces to the news of two British paratroopers being charged with the 1972 killing of ‘Official IRA’ leader Joe McCann has exposed the colonial mindset of the British Right. Free article

Kilmichael Ambush – A turning point in the birth of our nation

16 January 2017

SINN FÉIN MEP LIADH NÍ RIADA was the guest speaker at the annual Kilmichael Ambush/General Tom Barry Commemoration in Cork in November in what was reported by local media to have been attended by one of the largest crowds in recent years “and certainly a much higher proportion of young people”, Louis Whyte told The Southern Star. Free article

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