9 March 2006 Edition

Social apartheid in Irish college entry

9 March 2006

The number of Leaving Certificate students in the 26 Counties moving on to third level education has risen to 60% from 20% in 1980, while representation of lower income households in Irish colleges has increased. So is access to third level education finally becoming fairer and truly representative of all social groups? Free article

Irish language campaigners meet MEPs

9 March 2006

Sinn Féin MEP Bairbre de Brún (pictured) welcomed a delegation, representing a range of Irish language organisations, to the EU Parliament in Brussels last Monday. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

9 March 2006

ASTI to rejoin Congress?, FÁS ballot over decentralisation, Lecturers' strike, Hain confirms short term support for TriVirix and Partnership talks stalled Free article

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Neodracht ar shlí a fhírinne

9 March 2006

Ó a d'fhógair an tAire Cosanta Willie O'Dea go rachaidh buíon suntasach d'Airm an tSaorstáit i gcathlán de chuid Fhórsa Frithghnímh na hEorpa, is léir go bhfuil céim an-suntasach tógtha ag lucht rialaithe an stáit úd in éadan an neodrachais. Free article

Light a candle in memory of the Hunger Strikers

9 March 2006

The National Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee has called on people to light a candle on the 26 March to commemorate the anniversaries of the 1981 hunger strikers, as well as Michael Gaughan, Frank Stagg and also in solidarity with their families. Free article

News in Brief

9 March 2006

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has expressed his "deep sorrow" at the death on Wednesday of Albert Fullerton, son of assassinated Donegal Sinn Féin Councillor Eddie Fullerton. Plus a roundup of the weeks stories Free article

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