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Sinn Féin TD’s call on Government to reverse inequitable changes to state pension

18 January 2018

Sinn Féin TD’s Mary Lou McDonald TD and John Brady TD have today called on the Government to reverse the discriminatory 2012 changes to the state pension, which were introduced by the Labour Party’s Joan Burton and have disproportionately impacted on women, with some losing up to €30 a week in their payment.

By changing the eligibility criteria for the higher pension rates, the... Free article

Sadness at death of Mike McGinley – Gerry Adams TD

24 November 2017

Mike was passionate about achieving a united Ireland and gave freely of his time and energy, whether it was in support of the political prisoners, helping recent immigrants or working to advance the Peace Process Free article

Cuban Film Festival in Dublin, Friday to Sunday

23 November 2017

Admission to all screenings is free Free article

Amnesty International lashes Tory/DUP immunity blanket for British forces in North of Ireland conflict

22 November 2017

‘Such a move would in effect be the granting of a blanket amnesty for human rights abuses committed by former members of the security forces in Northern Ireland’ – Amnesty International Free article

Gerry Adams to stand down as Sinn Féin leader

18 November 2017

‘I will ask the incoming Ard Chomhairle to agree a date in 2018 for a special Ard Fheis to elect our next Uachtarán’ Free article

Fianna Fáil plays at opposing Fine Gael but Fianna Fáil pact with Fine Gael keeps Leo Varadkar in power, Mary Lou says

18 November 2017

Leo Varadkar is a Taoiseach who tries to deny and minimise the scale of this housing emergency Free article

We are open to engaging with unionism on their vision for the future, Michelle O’Neill says at Ard Fheis

18 November 2017

‘My responsibility is to reassure unionist people of their place in an Ireland of equals’ Free article

Sinn Féin will only enter Government to deliver a ‘Progressive Republican Programme’, Mary Lou McDonald tells Ard Fheis

17 November 2017

‘We’ve had governments for speculators, bankers and property developers – what we need is a government for the people’ Free article

Sinn Féin Ard Fheis opens in Dublin – Michelle O’Neill reiterates commitment to restoring Stormont Executive

17 November 2017

RHI scandal, DUP’s denial of rights for all citizens and failure to fully implement previous political agreements tipped us into crisis Free article

11-year-old boy’s death from British Army rubber bullet ‘not justified’, rules coroner

17 November 2017

Francis Rowntree was standing at shops when he was fatally injured Free article

EU Brexit chiefs meet Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson about Border, citizens’ rights and Good Friday Agreement

15 November 2017

EU lead Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and European Parliament Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt meet Martina in Strasbourg Free article

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