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1 September 2015 Edition

Another Europe is possible – Treo eile don Eoraip

1 September 2015

Eurostat ruling eliminates economic argument for Irish Water, Call for ‘Boycott Israel’ campaign to aid Palestinian prisoners, Deaf community deserve equal treatment and Dublin MEP visits Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt as he enters third year in jail Free article

Féile an Phobail – Festival of the People

1 September 2015

AS FÉILE AN PHOBAIL brings the curtain down on its 27th year, An Phoblacht’s PEADAR WHELAN looks back on what gives Féile its unique character. He recalls the roots of Féile in the bloody events of March 1988 while also comparing the positivity of Féile and its objectives to the negativity of the unionist ‘marching season’ and Eleventh Night bonfires, and the anti-community actions of those burning fires in nationalist areas on 9 August under the guise of commemorating internment. Premium service article

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Bridie McMahon, Belfast

1 September 2015

THERE was widespread shock at news of the sudden death of ex-Armagh prisoner and Sinn Féin activist Bridie McMahon on holiday in Portugal with family and friends in August. Free article

Leo Cooper, Rostrevor and Dublin

1 September 2015

REPUBLICANS the breadth of Ireland were sad to see the passing of Volunteer Leo Cooper, originally from Rostrevor, County Down, but who had built a family in Dublin. Free article

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