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HE HAS appeared in the Daniel Craig James Bond films as Bond's staunchest ally, Bill Tanner, but Rory Kinnear is about to go over to the other side, playing the role of revolutionary and intellectual Karl Marx.
Whatever today's outcome in the stand-off between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáíl over the controversy surrounding the Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, there must be no delay in, or backtracking on, holding a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
While Gerry Adams announcement of his plans to step down as party president was the main talking point from the recent Sinn Féin Ard Fheis, Galway city councillor Mairéad Farrell was elected to the party ard chomhairle, as the sole representative from Connacht.
With some 5,000 households - an estimated total of 15,000 people - on the housing waiting list in Galway, an 11 acre site at Sandy Road should be used to provide residential development and council housing.
LENIN FOR Today is neither a historical study nor a biography but an attempt by long time Socialist Workers Party member – and leading light in People Before Profit – John Molyneaux to make a case for Lenin’s ideas and organisational methods in the here and now.
The proposed merger of the Galway city and county councils will not create any significant cost savings, but is still being recommended to go ahead in order to satisfy a "worrying trend towards privatisation and centralisation" of public services in the State.
OCTOBER 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the "10 days that shook the world" in the words of American journalist John Reed, but what is its relevance for today?
Gerry Adams’ contradictory statements on health spending prove yet again he has no head for figures, Fine Gael TD Peter Burke has said.
Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe presented the second Budget of the Minority Government Fine Gael-Independent Coalition. Minister Donohoe announced that the total Budget package of €1.2bn favours expenditure increases over revenue reductions reflecting the Government’s commitment to invest in key areas such as education, health, childcare and housing. The Minister also announced additional capital expenditure of €4.3bn over the next 4 years.
Yes, Dublin won out over Mayo in the women’s GAA final last Sunday, but there were positives to this contest, which makes it different.