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"1169 And Counting is a wealth of information on our Republican past and present , and demonstrates how the Irish political landscape , like that of any nation, will never be a black and white issue..."

(From the ‘e-Thursday’ section of the ‘Business Week’ supplement of the ‘Irish Independent’ , 21st August 2008.)



This blog was listed as one of the 'Finalists' in the '2016 current affairs/politics' category of the Littlewoods Ireland blog awards - but we didn't win the award. But not to worry -thanks to everyone involved for getting us to the final stage of the competition and sure we'll try again the next time!

Thursday, March 27, 2008

RSF PLACARD FOR SATURDAY MARCH 29 , 2008 .


HEALTH PROTEST MARCH / RSF BALLAD SESSION.

'ORGANISERS of a rally for better healthcare being held in Dublin this weekend will be disappointed if at least 70,000 people do not turn up to demand better health services across the state. Patients, hospital workers and trade unions will march to Leinster House on Saturday expressing anger in the Health Service Executive over restrictions in hiring staff and mismanagement of services....'
(...with apologises to the author for the changes to the text.)

Susie Long RIP.

Republican Sinn Fein members and supporters that are taking part in this protest march are asked to meet-up at Head Office , 223 Parnell Street , Dublin 1 , between 2pm and 2.30pm on the afternoon of Saturday 29 March.

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TWO OF THE BALLAD SESSION PRIZES FOR SATURDAY 29 MARCH 2008.

The organisers tell me that they have kept back fifty tickets, to be sold from the door at a fiver each on the night , for this ballad session . The doors open at 9pm and it looks like all the tickets will be gone before ten.....
See you there....!
Sharon.