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A week that shook the British Empire

20 April 2014

This feature first appeared in An Phoblacht/Republican News on March 28th 1991 to mark the 75th anniversary of the Easter Rising Free article

Free health service based on need – not wealth – proposed by Sinn Féin

14 February 2011

LAUNCHING Sinn Féin's healthcare proposals Healthcare in Ireland – There is a Better Way, Health & Children spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin said that the current two-tier system must be replaced with a new system based on equality of access for all based on need alone.

Sinn Féin wants:-

  1. A new universal public healthcare system for Ireland that provides care to all free... Free article

IBEC and FF threaten more attacks on lower-paid, warns Maurice Quinlivan

13 February 2011

LIMERICK CITY Councillor Maurice Quinlivan has hit out at further attacks on the wages and living standards of low-paid workers in the pipeline by employers’ group IBEC and Fianna Fáil.

IBEC has called for the incoming government to review the operation of Employment Regulation Orders, and Registered Employment Agreements. These regulations set minimum rates of pay across a... Free article

Style Council > Mayo Sinn Féin's Thérèse Ruane in Saturday's 'Irish Times'

13 February 2011

Excerpts from Deirdre McQuillan’s piece in Saturday’s Irish Times . . .

Fashion on the hustings

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‘Tackling Crime – Making Communities Safe’ anti-crime policy unveiled

10 February 2011

Video > http://bit.ly/i4GuBt

SINN FÉIN has launched the party’s proposals for dealing with crime. Tackling Crime – Making Communities Safe contains 24 proposals which Dublin South Central TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh says could make huge inroads into tackling crime "and making our communities a safer place to live".

Speaking at the Department of Justice today, Aengus Ó Snodaigh... Free article

Student nurse pay cuts would be reversed by Sinn Féin TDs in government

9 February 2011

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SINN... Free article

Polling station access for people with disabilities

9 February 2011

PEOPLE with disabilities who have difficulty gaining access to their local polling station can apply in writing to the returning officer – by Friday 18 February – for permission to vote at another polling station.

The National Disability Authority has welcomed Department of Environment guidelines for returning officers and presiding officers for the 2011 General Election. They... Free article

Donegal’s bid to secure historic victories in General Election 2011

9 February 2011

RECENTLY-ELECTED TD Pearse Doherty and County Councillor Pádraig Mac Lochlainn submitted their nomination papers at Letterkenny Courthouse today.

Deputy Doherty was nominated by his mother, Gráinne, while Cllr Mac Lochlainn was nominated by Dinah Fullerton – wife of the late Cllr Eddie Fullerton. Eddie, a high-profile, popular and very active Sinn Féin councillor, was shot dead... Free article

English queen's visit to Dublin > Gerry Adams responds > Video

9 February 2011

A VISIT by the English queen to Dublin is premature when there are still unresolved issues between Ireland 'and our neighbour, our nearest offshore island', Gerry Adams said yesterday.

These issues include the British state's stonewalling of an Oireachtas all-party request for full-co-operation into allegations about the role of the British military and security agencies about the... Free article

Michael Noonan’s record unemployment > Sinn Féin hits back at Fine Gael

8 February 2011

UNEMPLOYMENT reached a then record figure when the last Fine Gael/Labour Government was in power, Sinn Féin’s Aengus Ó Snodaigh reminded Fine Gael Finance spokesperson Michael Noonan’s in response claim that Sinn Féin economic policy would force young Irish people to leave the country.

Aengus Ó Snodaigh said:

First of all, our young people are already leaving the country in... Free article

Youth jobs policy launched at Dublin Docks

8 February 2011

TWO of Sinn Féin’s youngest candidates in General Election 2011 launched Sinn Féin’s youth jobs policy at the Jeanie Johnston famine ship on Dublin’s quays on Tuesday to highlight the 100,000 young people who will be forced to emigrate in the next two years.

Sinn Féin’s Kathryn Reilly (Cavan/Monaghan) and Paul Hogan (Longford/Westmeath) said that a comprehensive youth jobs... Free article

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2014 – A YEAR OF CHANGE

2014 year of change

A chara,

Sinn Féin is in government in the North and is a major political party in the Dáil and in local government across this island.

We are the only all-Ireland political party and with each passing day our membership is increasing, our organisational capacity is improving, and we are presenting realistic alternative policies to meet the needs of 21st century Ireland.

On May 22nd and May 23rd, more than 350 men and women will be standing for Sinn Féin in the European and local government elections, north and south.

For those who reject austerity and want a different future, a better future; who want hope for themselves and for their families; who want jobs and prosperity; and who want a real republic on this island – Sinn Féin is that future.

Make 2014 a year of change.

If you want a new future – a New Republic – help Sinn Féin in our fundraising efforts by contributing to our election campaign.

Thank you for whatever you can afford.

Lánaigí libh agus beirigí bua!

Is mise,

Gerry Adams TD

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