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Heroin-Economic Detox

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Comparisons between Ireland and Iceland abound, but as recent events there show, the public response has been more vociferous to the injustice of the Icesave bailout. However, as political activist, poet, editor and member of…

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Speak, Memory

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When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies, by Andy Beckett. Faber and Faber, 448 pp. About a quarter of the way into Guardian journalist Andy Beckett’s impressive account of Britain in the 1970s,…

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Robinson’s Ma’am Laid

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Young Boys Will Stick Their Head Anywhere! I have always found the politics in Northern Ireland very confusing, I must confess. As I am understand it, the place is divided up into two part, one…

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Ireland to Gaza

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John Hurston of Ireland to Gaza was part of the “Viva Palestina” Humanitarian Aid Convoy which safely reached Gaza and delivered all their aid in the first week of January last. This is his account…

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