Sam McGrath reports on the third annual commemoration of George Brown, who fell fighting fascism during the Spanish Civil War.
“The decision by over 45,000 Volunteers to serve in the International Brigades was one of the most striking affirmations of the human spirit in the modern era, where former opponents of the left sealed their newfound [...]
Workers’ Party Cork Councillor Ted Tynan discusses how new statistics released by Cork City Council highlight the stark disparities in access to health, education and other important services between the Northside and Southside of the city.
Published in June, the City Council report – a Strategic Plan for the Library Service 2010-2014 – contains two maps [...]
The Republic’s Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan, recently announced the establishment of a Review Group on State Assets and Liabilities fronted by economist Colm McCarthy. It is claimed the Group will advise on “the proper stewardship of state assets and on opportunities for the better use of those assets.” However, Jim Stewart believes it to [...]
Paul Dillon writes that education and representation must be the starting point for integration of the Roma community.
Anita Elena is a Romanian woman, who has lived, worked and studied in Ireland for 7 years. As part of her postgraduate work in Trinity College Dublin, she is conducting research on the life experiences of the 3,000 [...]