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Sinn Féin motion in support for nurses & midwives increased pay and conditions passes Dáil

25 April 2018

A Sinn Féin motion seeking to secure increased pay and conditions for nurses and midwives in the public sector has passed through the Dáil after it was supported by the Government and other opposition parties.

The health service has faced severe strain in recent months between ever growing patient waiting lists and services being stretched to breaking point. Tabling the motion was... Free article

Students sign up for Sinn Féin in universities, colleges and DITs

1 October 2010

A HUNDRED students have signed up to join or keep in touch with the Sinn Féin Group in IT Sligo.

Sinn Féin is organised in most universities, colleges and ITs around Ireland. If you or anyone you know might be interested in Sinn Féin, contact Head Office by emailing [email protected] and they'll put you in touch with the Students Organiser.

Cork Sinn Féin housing campaign brought to Mahon

30 September 2010

THE numbers on the housing list in Cork City could reach 10,000 by the end of the year – and City Hall will face a series of protests unless the council takes radical action to tackle the housing crisis, Sinn Féin Councillor Chris O’Leary told a well-attended meeting on the issue at Mahon Community Centre on Tuesday night.

The meeting was the second in a series of public meetings... Free article

FEPS/TASC Conference: ‘Towards Recovery’ – October 23 @ Croke Park

30 September 2010

'TOWARDS RECOVERY'

AUTUMN CONFERENCE

Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and TASC

Registration necessary

Saturday 23rd October in Croke Park, Dublin

Full programme and list of speakers

http://bit.ly/cop0j7

The following speakers are among those already confirmed:-

  • Prof Bernadette Andreosso - Director of the Euro-Asia Centre at the University of Limerick
  • Pervenche... Free article

Sinn Féin only party in the Dáil fighting cuts, says Aengus Ó Snodaigh

29 September 2010

SPEAKING  after attending the Irish Congress of Trades Unions rally at the Dáil today in opposition to cutbacks, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Social Protection Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD said Sinn Féin is the only voice in the Dáil that is opposing cutbacks.

He said:

Both Fine Gael and Labour have signed up to cutting €3billion out of the economy annually for the next three years up... Free article

Jobs, Not Cuts – Rallies in Dublin, Derry and Belfast on Wednesday

28 September 2010

European Trade Union Confederation

DAY OF ACTION

Supported by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and Sinn Féin

Wednesday 29th September

DUBLIN, ANGLO IRISH BANK, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN

Assemble 12:30pm – Rally at Dáil 1pm

BELFAST CITY HALL

Assemble 12:30pm – Rally 1pm to 2pm

DERRY GUILDHALL

Assemble 12:30pm – Rally 1pm to 2pm

Spare a thought for Brian Lenihan

27 September 2010

SPARE a thought for Brian Lenihan this week. Shouldering the ailing coalition, saving the economy (or not) and now taking on the international media.

Last Friday, September 24th, Lenihan said:

There is a tendency to paint black-and-white pictures, to overstate difficulties, to use sometimes emotive language. And, God knows, our problems are bad enough without exaggerating... Free article

Witch Watch: Where is Christine O'Donnell's Irish connection?

25 September 2010

THREE critical things about would-be Delaware senator, Tea Party activist and Christian conservative Christine O'Donnell – hailed in the United States as another Sarah Palin – merit comment this week.

The first is the release by US comedian and cable TV talk show host Bill Maher of a never-before-broadcast 1999 video of O'Donnell telling of how she 'dabbled in witchcraft'.... Free article

‘Sligo’s Noble Six’ commemoration: Lislahelly, Glencar, Sunday at 12 noon.

23 September 2010

NORTH SLIGO Sinn Féin have announced that a wreath-laying ceremony in remembrance of ‘Sligo’s Noble Six’ takes place at Lislahelly, Glencar, on Sunday 26th September at 12 noon.

The main oration will be given by Leitrim Sinn Féin Councillor Michael Colreavy.

Local republicans organising the event would like to encourage everyone to come along.

2010 marks the 88th anniversary of... Free article

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