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2 March 2014 Edition

Seachtain na Gaeilge 1 – 17 March

2 March 2014

FOOTBALLER Ciarán Kilkenny and presenters Máire Treasa Ní Dhubhghaill and Lynette Fay are this year’s ambassadors for Seachtain na Gaeilge. Seachtain na Gaeilge 2014 will run from 1 - 17 March and there will be thousands of events running in Ireland and abroad to celebrate the Irish language and culture. Free article

‘Water Meter Man’

2 March 2014

THERE’S a quiet revolution going on in the large west County Dublin suburb of Clonsilla. As Irish Water installs water meters as part of the Irish Government’s roll-out of water charges across the state, some residents are fighting back and refusing to allow contractors on to their property. Free article

Working for Ireland – not mouthpieces for austerity

2 March 2014

“THERE was a lot of anti-Irish sentiment, verging on bullying, by teachers as well as students in the school I was attending,” Matt says about his brief time living in the Welsh border town of Holywell when he was 11. “There was just three Irish students at the school and we got hell. I wasn’t from a republican family so I hadn’t really much sense of the situation.” Premium service article

Binding targets on greenhouse gas emissions make sense

2 March 2014

EU TARGETS were set in 2008 for a greenhouse gasses (GHG) emissions reduction of 20% by 2020. Free article

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At Swim, Two Salmon

2 March 2014

‘Save Bantry Bay’ and ROBERT ALLEN on what’s following in the wake of Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen Premium service article

Nuclear ‘gold rush’

2 March 2014

IT IS the equivalent of a new gold rush, lucrative to the tune of billions of euro and the only fools are the Irish people. Free article

Young and old inspired by brave Volunteers

2 March 2014

FOR all the ‘old heads’, the old comrades, the long-term activists and the former POWs that attended the 30th anniversary commemoration of IRA Volunteers Henry Hogan and Declan Martin in Dunloy, County Antrim, on Sunday 23 February there were plenty of young people there too. Premium service article

‘A child of the Orange state and a veteran of Operation Harvest’

2 March 2014

OLD FACES, NEW FACES. Among the hundreds of republicans who flocked to St Mary’s Cemetery in Lavey, south Derry, on Sunday 16 February to mark the 25th annivrsary of the assassination of Sinn Féin Councillor John Davey were veteran republicans from across Derry, Antrim, Tyrone and further afield. Premium service article

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