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4 November 2012 Edition

Martin McGuinness: ‘A united Ireland is inevitable’

4 November 2012

AN PHOBLACHT last interviewed MARTIN McGUINNESS during his election campaign for President of Ireland. One year on – after coming a very creditable third of seven candidates and winning twice as many votes as Fine Gael’s Gay Mitchell – Martin spoke to us about the political state of play. Free article

Pitchfork Murders: cover-up by British Army exposed

4 November 2012

A NEW book reveals evidence that undermines the official version of events surrounding ‘The Pitchfork Murders’, when British soldiers killed two Newtownbutler men in what the author calls a pre-planned slaughter designed to terrify the nationalist and republican people of Fermanagh. Premium service article

Partition is costing Southern economy money

4 November 2012

TAOISEACH ENDA KENNY’S plea that he cannot consider a Border poll until the economy is sorted out ignores the fact that partition is costing the Irish economy every day, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams said after opening party offices in Meath and Derry. Free article

November 2012 Edition photographs

4 November 2012

Photographs from the November 2012 edition of An Phoblacht Free article

Budget 2012: We need a Plan B

4 November 2012

RISING UNEMPLOYMENT, poverty and emigration, cuts in esssential public services and the unravelling of community supports is the dismal backdrop to the looming budget to be announced on 5 December. Premium service article

A Budget that adds up

4 November 2012

“THE ONLY THING certain in life is death and taxes.” So said Benjamin Franklin, founding father of the United States. The Dublin government must have misheard — they’ve made taxes and cuts certainties, every Budget, every year. This, for the last four years and despite a change of government after a massive rejection of the austerity route in the last general election. Premium service article

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Sinn Féin jobs plan and how to pay for it

4 November 2012

SINN FÉIN has launched a 60-page job creation proposal setting out a comprehensive plan for making youth employment a priority; assisting businesses and manufacturing; developing the agri-food sector; reforming the existing enterprise agencies; promoting co-operatives and much more. Free article

John Walker, Birmingham Six: The people who framed us have never been brought to account

4 November 2012

Little did I know at that stage it would be 16 years before I would set foot on a street again as the British demanded their pound of flesh and we were to be it Free article

Athchóiriú gan cumhachtaí, athchóiriú gan mhaith

4 November 2012

FUAIR PLEAN Phil Hogan i dtaobh athchóiriú an rialtais áitiúil an-chuid poiblíochta nuair a foilsíodh é, agus an rialtas ag maíomh gan séanadh gurb é an t-athchóiriú ba dhoimhne in Éirinn é le céad bliain. Free article

Protecting children

4 November 2012

THERE ARE some things that stay with you, that crystalise your view and set your perspective. The Roscommon abuse case, which came to light in 2009, stays with me. It confirmed in my mind the absolute necessity for the state to protect children, to intervene where a child is not safe in their own home. Free article

A rail network that works

4 November 2012

NEW MEP Martina Anderson is driving ahead with a plan to secure EU funding for an effective and efficient all-Ireland rail network for passengers and freight. Free article

Seoladh ‘An Cabaire’ | Launching ‘An Cabaire’

4 November 2012

‘OIREACHTAS NA GAEILGE’ is ea ceiliúradh bliantúil ar ealaín dúchasach na hÉireann. Bíonn comórtais éagsúil ar siúl idir rince ar an sean-nós, agallaimh beirte, lúibíní, ceol agus gan dabht amhránaíocht ar an sean-nós. An buaic phointe don Oireachtas is ea ‘Corn Uí Riada’ comórtas amhránaíochta ar an sean-nós, is comórtas é atá án éileamh ar agus bíonn ár gcairde Gaelach ar fuaid na cruinne ag éisteacht leis beo ar Raidió na Gaeltachta. Free article

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