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1 October 2014 Edition

North’s political logjam requires engagement and visionary leadership

1 October 2014

THE INTRASIGENCE of political unionism has been emboldened by the British Government’s refusal to endorse the Haass package, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney told the 26th Desmond Greaves School in Dublin. Free article

No justice for Robert Hamill

1 October 2014

AS THE CASE against three people charged in connection with the sectarian killing of Portadown Catholic Robert Hamill in 1997 was thrown out of Craigavon Magistrates Court on 3 September it became clear that any chance that the Hamill family would get justice had gone with the judge’s decision. Free article

They do things differently there

1 October 2014

“THE PAST is a foreign country, they do things differently there,” is the opening line of L. P. Hartley’s novel The Go-Between. The sentence kept coming back to me as I thought about the interview I’d carried out with Colombian trade unionist and human rights activist Martha Diaz. Free article

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Australian speaking tour promotes Uniting Ireland campaign

1 October 2014

A FIVE-CITY national speaking tour of Australia by Sinn Féin Vice-President Mary Lou McDonald TD and Mid-Ulster MP Francie Molloy to promote the Uniting Ireland campaign included public meetings attracting more than a thousand people. Free article

Laid-off workers fund revamp, GUE/NGL makes history and Solidarity Khalida Jarrar

1 October 2014

Liadh Ní Riada’s report, adopted by the European Parliament, sets out concrete proposals to improve the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund. The GUE/NGL now has 27 female and 25 male group members and Solidarity with Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar Free article

Volunteer Charlie McGlade Commemoration 2014

1 October 2014

THE annual Volunteer Charlie McGlade Commemoration was in Drimnagh, south-west Dublin, on Saturday 13 September. Free article

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