9 November 2006 Edition

Ógra - Eighth Congress hugely successful

9 November 2006

"There's no future without the youth" was the message that Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams had for Ógra Shinn Féin activists at their eighth annual Comhdháil Náisúnta in Dublin last weekend. For the first time, the Comhdháil Náisúnta was held over three days. It took place in the historic location of Liberty Hall. Free article

Oireachtas na Gaeilge i nDoire

9 November 2006

Meastar gur thug lucht na Gaeilge breis agus £3 milliún isteach go geilleagar Dhoire thar trí nó ceithre lá an tseachtain seo chaite nuair a shroich Oireachtas na Gaeilge an chathair don chéad uair riamh ina shaol. Ón mhéad a chonaic mé ag tarlúint agus na sluaite Gaeil ag ól agus ag ithe, in ostáin, B&B, málaí codlata agus málaí nár chodail duine iontu riamh ann, déarfainn gur meastachán rí-choimeadach a bhí ann. B'fhada lucht Ghaeilge na cathrach ag fanacht ar an lá seo agus rinne siad cinnte go raibh clár leathan, cuimsithe agus lán d'imeachtaí éagsúla nach bhfágfadh duine ar bith as an lúb. Free article

Lessons from twenties for the tiger

9 November 2006

There are more than a few similarities between the Celtic tiger and the United States of the 'Roaring Twenties'. And I'm not talking about the Charleston, the Flapper or prohibition. The US experienced an exceptional economic boom during the 1920's with many features that bear a striking similarity to the economic boom of Celtic Tiger Ireland. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

9 November 2006

Private sector discrimination in North not eliminated, ATGWU organise North's migrant workers, Poster campaign to reject Ryanair takeover bid and Bank of Ireland strike Free article

Gunman targets youths

9 November 2006

Several youths were lucky to escape with their lives after a lone loyalist gunman opened fire on them in Coleraine County Derry last Friday night 3 November. Free article

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What now for Aer Lingus?

9 November 2006

As Aer Lingus management and worker shareholders this weekend presented their formal rebuttals to the Ryanair €1.4 billion takeover offer, and with the public acknowledgement by Michael O'Leary that he believes his bid will fail, what now for Aer Lingus? It still has to spell out its long term strategy as a national transport resource. Free article

Exciting new CD funds fight against racism

9 November 2006

An exciting new CD entitled Saoirse is be launched at 5pm this Saturday 11 November in the Sinn Féin Bookshop in Dublin. Comprising a variety of artists and songs depicting struggle in the Irish and international contexts, the CD is the brainchild of a group of republicans working against racism in Ireland - Republicans against Racism. Free article

Ballymurphy republicans remembered

9 November 2006

Despite the biting November cold, hundreds of Belfast republicans turned out on Sunday, 5 November, for the annual Greater Ballymurphy Commemoration parade. Free article

Frank Driver commemoration

9 November 2006

A commemoration marking the 25th anniversary of the death of Frank Driver took place in Ballymore Eustace, County Kildare on 4 November. Free article

News in Brief

9 November 2006

News in Brief and photocap Free article

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