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The Irish Democrat is the on-line publication of the Connolly Association

Published: 2001-09-28T13:53:30Z


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Connolly Association - change of address


The address of the Connolly Association has changed.

Interfering commission threatened with injunction


Solicitors acting on behalf of former MEP, Patricia McKenna have written to the European Commission warning of legal action if the Commission continues with its campaign on the Lisbon Treaty

No camp gaining ground


Despite massive media bias, the interference of Brussels, the support of big business and the massive amount of money being spent by Yes campaign, it's still too close to call as the Lisbon referendum campaign enters its final week

British people would welcome a No vote


The Connolly Association delivered letters to the Irish Ambassador in London and No 10 Downing Street praising the Irish constitution for allowing for a referendum on the Lisbon constitutional treaty and urging prime minister Gordon Brown to reconsider his government's position not to hold a vote in Britain

Hubert Lane and the paragons of virtue


Donal Kennedy suggests that Irish people in Britain don't always cover themselves in glory as they move down the order of 'suspect' communities

Major Irish union urges No vote


UNITE, Ireland's second largest trade union is urging its 60,000 members to vote No in the referendum on the Lisbon treaty

Letter: Ken Keable


Ken Keable points out the hypocrisy surrounding the demand for Libya to compensate the IRA’s victims