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Sean Garland pays tribute to the late Bob Crow.  The news of Comrade Bob Crow‘s sudden death at the age of 52 years on Tuesday 11th March was a devastating shock to the many thousands who were touched by the life of the General Secretary of the RMT Union, over his

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A woman who played a vital role in starting the process of bringing the Catholic Church’s abuse of children into the public sphere, Christine Buckley, was the daughter of a Nigerian medical student and a married Dublin woman. At three weeks of age she was abandoned and grew up in

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Stan Pearce started work at the age of 14 at the Glebe Colliery Washington, in Durham in 1946. On 1st January 1947, as the youngest worker at the Glebe, he unveiled the plaque announcing the nationalisation of the mine. By the 1970s he was a prominent member of the Durham

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Resident historian for the Glasnevin Trust, Shane MacThomáis, died in March at 46 years of age. His entertaining and informative manner brought the history of Glasnevin Cemetery to new audiences. Shane’s commitment to ensuring all those interred there were fittingly remembered saw him championing causes which drew support from all

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Ireland’s leading magazine for progressive news, views and solutions – available in Easons stores and selected newsagents across the country – 48 pages for just €2/£1.50. The new issue of LookLeft (vol.2 no.17) includes: News Features All Politics are Local The 2014 local elections in the Republic should offer an

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Over the last ten years 2.2 million U.S troops have passed through Shannon Airport, with 250,000 transiting though the facility in 2011 alone. Nearly every day large carrier planes packed with military personnel touch down in a supposedly neutral country, their passengers often disembarking in full uniform to purchase souvenirs

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“How odd for God, that Pape and Prod must worship each alone. Live in despair and die in hope in your Falls and Shankill slum.” – Dominic Behan Ireland continues to suffer from the failure to separate church and state, to break the connection between religion and politics. Religion continues

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Ireland’s leading magazine for progressive news, views and solutions – available in Easons stores and selected newsagents across the country – 48 pages for just €2/£1.50 In the new issue of LookLeft (vol.2 no.16): News Features POLITICAL FOOTBALL Kevin Brannigan examines some of the political dimensions to football, past and

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The push towards privatisation at Dublin Bus is part of a wider strategy of undermining public transport in the name of profits. Harry Stoneman reports. In September 2012, the Irish Times published a lengthy opinion piece by Gerry Mullins which boasted that the opening up of CIÉ to private tendering

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An Orange Order call for protests following a Parade Commission ruling that a controversial march in the Ardoyne area of North Belfast led to several days of confrontations between police and rioters during July.

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