Issue 1, June 2000

Ireland Now



Introductory Article

Beyond Nationalism: Time to Reclaim the Republican Ideal

Finbar Cullen

Ireland Now

Poetry and the Possible Republic

Theo Dorgan

The Changing World Order and the Republican Ideal in Ireland

Liam O’Dowd

Beyond the Boom: Towards an Economic Policy for Welfare and Society

Colm Rapple

Towards a Politics of Democratic Renewal

Kevin McCorry

Developing Dialogue

‘Rational Creatures and Free Citizens’: Republicanism, Feminism and the Writing of History

Mary Cullen

Mutual Challenges: Theory and Practice

Can Republican Ideas Inform Political Practice?

Caging the Tiger: Strengthening Socio-Economic Rights

Jerome Connolly, Irish Commission for Justice and Peace

Ireland - Not the Plato Ideal for Women

Gráinne Healy, National Women’s Council of Ireland

Commissioning New Human Rights Standards

Siobhán Ní Chúlacháin, Irish Council for Civil Liberties

Between Rhetoric and Reality: Travellers and the Unfinished Republic

Colm Walsh, Irish Traveller Movement

Ireland - Young Population, Old Political System

Eamonn Waters, National Youth Council of Ireland

The Integration of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Ireland

Philip Watt, National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism


The Contributors

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The first issue of The Republic looked at aspects of contemporary Irish society and politics from a republican perspective. As well as articles on cultural, economic, political, and international issues, several shorter pieces addressed the position of women, Travellers, young people, and refugees and asylum seekers in today's Ireland.

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