22 August 2002 Edition

Pity the Basque nation

22 August 2002

The Basque nation has suffered a history of foreign conquest and occupation. In our times, from the moment when Franco, in 1936, aided by Nazi Germany, overthrew the democratically elected government, the Basques have suffered violent and vicious repression of their movement for independence. Free article

Towards 2016 - A United Ireland

22 August 2002

Sinn Féin Chairperson Mitchel Mc Laughlin delivered the annual Derry Gasyard Féile Lecture in the Pilots Row Community Centre on Thursday, 15 August. Free article

Ease back to school blues

22 August 2002

Dublin Councillor Dessie Ellis has called for more assistance for needy families and a reduction in back to school costs as a Parents Group reveals that the bill for some families could be up to €1,000. Free article

Gender equality? Don't make me laugh

22 August 2002

The latest issue of Spark, the republican youth magazine, is out next week. This passionate debunking of the myth that gender equality has somewhow gone too far is just one of many thought-provoking articles in the autumn 2002 issue, available soon from republican outlets nationwide. Free article

Government's blatant lies

22 August 2002

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Science and Education, Seán Crowe TD, has accused the government of getting elected on the back of blatant lies about the economy. He said that they are now trying to use the summer months to push through major cutbacks in health and education. Free article

Need to target low achievers

22 August 2002

Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson, Party Chairperson and Foyle Assembly member Mitchel McLaughlin welcomed Tuesday's GSCE results but he also stressed the need to target resources to improving the situation of young people leaving school as 'low achievers'. Free article

Fógraí bháis

22 August 2002

Matt Maguire and Eugene Wallace Free article

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