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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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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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Work on the controversial Shell gas pipeline in the Erris area of North West Mayo was disrupted during a week of protests in late June.

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With his political charged songs Dick Gaughan has inspired generations of Left activists, Kevin Brannigan caught up with the Veteran Scottish folk singer during his spring tour of Ireland.

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Once again, Ireland is unable to provide work for its young people, forcing thousands to emigrate. Dara McHugh reports. In the first six weeks of 2013 over 60   young   people   emigrated   from   the   small   town   of   Kells,   Co.   Meath,

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Legalisation must be introduced to curtail the massive pension payments being made to former Government Ministers – estimated to be costing the Republic nearly €9 million a year – Francis Donohoe reports Taxpayers’ money is being paid out in pensions to approximately 100 former Ministers, many of whom have lucrative

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The Northern Ireland Executive seems intent on allowing profiteers to once more take control of housing provision, with citizens set to lose out, reports Justin O’Hagan.

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Scottish author Irvine Welsh is the latest high profile cultural figure to back the campaign to name the new transport bridge over the Liffey in Dublin in honour of James Connolly. Welsh told LookLeft, “Connolly was a true man of the people, a great socialist and anti-imperialist. He was also

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Budget 2013 breaks commitments given by Social Protection Minister, Joan Burton, in April 2012 when she promised not to go ahead with plans to restrict the One Parent Family Payment to those families with Children under seven unless significant changes in childcare were outlined this year. The payment was made

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Article originally published in Magill in 2002 The full story of the links between Youth Defence and European fascism has never been told. Until now. A special Magill report. By Scott Millar The images provided the most surprising twist to the Nice referendum campaign. Martial music boomed out in a

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