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Planned education ‘reforms’ in the Republic bear a close resemblance to damaging measures introduced to the UK by the Tories in the 1980s, reports Mark Walshe.

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The 2014 local elections in the Republic should offer an opportunity for the left to make major gains but are they capable of taking advantage, Dara McHugh and Kevin Squires report.

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It is not only the flag but the hopes of progressive Republicanism which is once again to the fore of Spanish politics, writes Richard McAleavey.

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Kevin Brannigan reports on efforts to maintain the memory of the Irish Brigadistas.  

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Irish citizens forced out of their homeland by economic mismanagement are organising to demand a say in the country’s future, reports Hilary Rock-Gormley  

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The debate surrounding the upcoming independence referendum has reinvigorated the left in Scotland, writes David Jamieson.

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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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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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Conor McCabe examines what light the Anglo tapes throw on those who imposed the 2008 bank guarantee on Ireland. 

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Abortion dominated Irish politics in the Dail and on the streets this summer, Francis Donohoe reports. Over 200 pro-choice activists held a successful picket outside the Dublin headquarters of Youth Defence in late June.

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